Revising Tourism Marketing Targets

Revising Tourism Marketing Targets

M.Ashraf The 64th Convention of the Travel agents Association of India has just concluded in Srinagar. The Convention was attended by over 600 delegates from all over the country. The Convention was held in Srinagar after 31 years. A large...
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Tourist sector gets a jolt due to sudden spike in violence

Tourist sector gets a jolt due to sudden spike in violence

A sudden spike in the level of violence in Kashmir on Sunday has cast a shadow on the tourism industry, which was hoping for increased footfall of holidaymakers. As the region witnessed a sudden bout of protests and a record...
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TAAI dwells on high Airfares, Tourist Security

TAAI dwells on high Airfares, Tourist Security

Delegates address impediments to tourism sector Even as the ongoing Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) convention has brought fresh ideas and insights to the local stakeholders, the delegates also took up contentious issues facing the Valley’s tourism...
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Undo negative perception about Kashmir: Tassaduq Mufti

Undo negative perception about Kashmir: Tassaduq Mufti

The negative impression about Jammu and Kashmir needs to be changed so that tourism regains its old glory in the state, Tourism Minister Mufti Tassaduq Hussain said on Tuesday. Addressing the media after inaugurating the 64th convention of Travel Agents...
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Tulip Garden thrown open for tourists, draws large crowds

Tulip Garden thrown open for tourists, draws large crowds

The new-look Tulip Garden located in the foothills of the Zabarwan range overlooking the Dal Lake was thrown open to visitors on Sunday. Even as the garden opened with added attractions, including a fountain channel and hyacinth terrace, the beauty...
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Hyacinth terrace, fountain new attractions at Tulip Garden

Hyacinth terrace, fountain new attractions at Tulip Garden

Even as Tulip Garden is all set to open its doors to the public later this month, a new hyacinth terrace and fountain channel will be the added attractions at the famed tourist spot this spring season. The garden, which...
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Kashmir Calling: Hoteliers slash rates by 30% across Kashmir Valley

Kashmir Calling: Hoteliers slash rates by 30% across Kashmir Valley

The hoteliers of the Kashmir valley have announced 30 per cent discount for the intending tourists for the coming spring and summer seasons. A Tourism Department official today said the announcement was made during a seminar organised jointly by the...
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Efforts on to make tourism main engine of state’s economic growth: J&K Govt

Efforts on to make tourism main engine of state’s economic growth: J&K Govt

The Jammu and Kashmir government has adopted a multipronged strategy to harness the tourism potential of the state and make the sector the principle engine of its economic growth, Tourism Minister Tassaduq Mufti said. The minister, who visited Poonch yesterday...
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Kashmir is the safest place, say women travelers

Kashmir is the safest place, say women travelers

From joy rides on snow scooters to shopping in a floating market in the scenic Dal Lake, Kashmir has it all to make it ‘the safest place and a shopping paradise’, according to a group of women travelers from Hyderabad,...
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Annual Amarnath pilgrimage from 28 June, 15000 pilgrims to be allowed daily

Annual Amarnath pilgrimage from 28 June, 15000 pilgrims to be allowed daily

Governor chairs shrine board meeting; implementation of NGT directions discussed Governor NN Vohra, who is also the Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), presided over an emergent meeting of the shrine board at New Delhi today to particularly...
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