Travel Master: Valley’s new tourism facility inaugurated

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 6: Giving a new landmark to the tourism travel trade of Kashmir, Travel Master, a travel agency, was today inaugurated at Municipality Road, Balgarden, here.
 DDC Anantnag and former director Tourism, Farooq Ahmad Shah inaugurated the agency at a simple but impressive function here today.
 Speaking on the occasion, Shah said that Kashmir has a long history of Tourism. “We have hosted Buddhist conference about more than 2000 years ago, that gives clear idea about the history of tourism in Kashmir,” he said.
  “Tourism industry has a potential to provide employment to huge number of youth in the state provided we work with honesty and dedication,” Shah added.
 He hailed the efforts of the promoters of the agency for bringing such facility in Kashmir.
 “I wish good luck to the management of Travel Master and request our tourism fraternity to give them full cooperation,” he said.
 G M Dug past president KHAROF and past president KCCI, Nasir Shah chairman JKTA, Rauf Tramboo president TAAK, Ghulam Rasool Siah ex-chairman TASK, Shamim Shah chairman TAAI, Abdul Hamid Narwari, chairman ADTOI (JK Chapter) and Manzoor Ahmad Wangnoo, chairman NLCO, also spoke on the occasion.
 Farooq Ahmad, director Kanwal Group and Nasir Wani, General Manager, hotel Baisaram Pahalgam and prominent tour operators Hilal Dar, Manzoor Pakhtoon and Ashraf Wani were present.
 Tourism players on the occasion passed the resolution urging Tourism department to remove the hoardings installed by it that according to them depicted Kashmir negatively.
 General Manager, Travel Master, Gulzar Ahmad talking to Greater Kashmir said that the agency though a humble initiative has been set up with a long term vision. “Tourist service is our basic motive and we take complete care of travel packages of our guests.”
 He said the agency has the services of learned, professional and experienced people in tourism trade available to it. “Even before our formal inauguration today, we handled a number of prestigious groups since our operations three months ago in Kashmir. The groups returned contented and satisfied,” he said.
 “Our packages are most customized and developed in a way so as to satisfy every need of a tourist. We value our guests and provide them flawless services.”
 He said: “We have experienced and qualified persons in the agency to handle different segments of tourism trade.”
 He said the company besides coordinating/operating inbound and outbound tours, would also provide Umrah services to the people.
 The agency is located in the first floor, Mir Mall, Municipality Road, opposite District Police Lines, Srinagar.

Hotelier awarded
NASIR Wani, General Manager, hotel Baisaram Pahalgam was today conferred upon award of appreciation by JK Tourism Alliance at the inaugural function of Travel Master, a local travel agency here today.
 DDC Islamabad (Anantnag), Farooq Ahmad Shah, gave away the award to Wani on behalf of Tourism Alliance.

Lastupdate on : Thu, 6 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 6 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 7 Dec 2012 00:00:00 IST




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