US tour operators vow to promote Valley in int’l market


Srinagar, May 5: Impressed by the breathtaking beauty of the Valley, a group of American tour operators today vowed to promote Kashmir as a tourist destination at the international market.
 The group that was on a three-day exploratory visit in the Valley left today with a commitment to “promote Kashmir as a tourist destination at the international market.”
 Director Tourism Kashmir, Farooq A Shah hailed the visit of the group saying that it was the first high profile tourist delegation to the Valley after Germany removed adverse travel advisories on Kashmir.
 “Their visit will boost the confidence in the international market for Kashmir and obviously will increase foreign tourist arrivals to the Valley,” he said in a statement here today.
 He said: “The guests were impressed to know about the golfing and conferencing infrastructure of the state and were candid to praise the beauty of Kashmir.”
 Pertinently, the 22-member delegation interacted with Director Tourism, Kashmir, officials of Royal Springs Golf Course, Kashmir and SKICC.
 Terming the RSGC as the “best golf turf in the world” the members said it had the potential to host national and international golf matches.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 5 May 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 5 May 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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