Malaysian tourists vow to promote Kashmir as holidaying destination back home
‘Tourism Deptt eyes global market’
Srinagar, Apr 26: Director Tourism, Farooq Shah today said the Tourism Department was eyeing on global market to attract high-end tourists, golfers and adventurers.
“We have got wonderful locations to woo the high-end tourists and the department is creating awareness among them by promoting Kashmir as a safe tourist destination,” Shah said.
Shah was interacting with a Malaysian Tourist delegation at Royal Springs Golf Course here today.
The visiting Malaysian delegation assured the director tourism that they would promote Kashmir among the place as the best destination for holidaying.
Sakina, a Malaysia tourist who is heading the delegation said: “I have visited almost all the places in the world but Kashmir is the best place to visit and enjoy your time in. Here everything is perfect: locations, weather and a God made place.”
“I make sure that I visit this place every year and also tell my friends and relatives to visit this place,” she said, adding that “she had been persuading her friends to visit this place.
Priya, Malaysian tourist who has first time visited here, said: “I have never seen such a wonderful place before. I will make sure that I visit this place more often.”
A 5-year-old girl from Malaysia who is currently here with her grandparents said: “I want to stay here for rest of her life.”
The delegation also expressed happiness over the facilities being provided by the tourism department and SKICC.
“They have treated us very well and provided us all the facilities that we required. We are very satisfied with hospitality of the place and we would like to be ambassadors of Kashmir and will try to convince our people to visit this place,” they said.
They will stay here for another week and will visit different tourist destinations in the state.
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