A delegation of Adventure Tour Operators Association of Kashmir (ATOAK) led by its president RaufTramboo held a meeting with the advisor to the Governor, KhurshidGanai on Thursday to discuss various issues related to the tourism sector.
According to a statement, the delegation discussed various issues threadbare pertaining to the adventure tourism in the state. Ganai also discussed and gave the thrust on ecotourism which is the base line for any adventure tourism activity.
The impediments and issues pertaining to adventure tourism which ATOAK members raised with the advisor include, the implementation of SRO 198, exclusive Promotions and publicity of recreational tourism products in domestic and international markets, enhancement of incentives for raising the adventure tourism infrastructure and equipment, single window clearance for the proposals submitted to directorate of tourism and many other relevant demands which could prove beneficial to the growth of adventure tourism in the state.
The ATOAK members brought into advisor's notice about the changing scenario of adventure tourism in the world, this segment of tourism which is growing leaps and bounds around the globe has the highest potential in J&K State with very high job creating avenues among the youth.
The delegation expressed gratitude to the advisor for issuing on spot orders to convene an exclusive meeting with ATOAK in which secretary and director tourism will also take part.