2012 was great for hospitality sector: JKTA

Says Kashmir is a well-balanced family tourism destination


Srinagar, Dec 30: J&K Tourism Alliance today expressed satisfaction over ‘successful tourism season in 2012’, saying it was great for hospitality sector in Kashmir.
 Chairman, JKTA, Nasir Shah told Greater Kashmir that they were happy that year 2012 had ended with a good tourism season.
 He said it was a successful year for the tourism in Kashmir and “we expect a lot of tourism in the next year as well.”
 While maintaining that JKTA has always worked for the protection of cultural and family tourism in Kashmir, Shah appreciated the measures taken for promoting and marketing Kashmir as an adventure and cultural destination.
 “Majority of the tourists visit the Valley purely for adventure purposes and Kashmir is a well balanced family tourism destination,” he added.
 “JKTA always sees to it that the cultural ethos of Kashmir is protected while promoting the tourism,” he said.
 Meanwhile, Shah said that in view of the removal of the travel advisories by Britain on Kashmir, “the members of JKTA and other stakeholders are ready to go to that country to promote Kashmir.”
 Past chairman, JKTA, G. M. Dug also hailed the efforts of the JKTA for promoting and marketing Kashmir as a cultural and adventure destination.

Lastupdate on : Sun, 30 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 30 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 31 Dec 2012 00:00:00 IST

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