Dir Tourism takes stock of facilities, preparations for winter activities in Gulmarg

Director Tourism ensured that the facilities like ski-lifts, ski-chairs are operational for the smooth conduct of winter games at the ski-resort. He directed the officers to keep road to Gulmarg open during snowfall and clear the snow well in time so that visitors don’t face any difficulty.

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Gulmarg, Publish Date: Dec 10 2018 1:06AM | Updated Date: Dec 10 2018 2:25AM
Dir Tourism takes stock of facilities, preparations for winter activities in GulmargFile Photo

Director Tourism Kashmir, Nisar Ahmad Wani on Sunday visited ski resort Gulmarg to take stock of the facilities for the visitors and also review the preparations for the winter activities.

Deputy Director Publicity Riyaz Ahmad Shah, Deputy Director Recreation Sarfaraz Mohammad, Deputy Director (M&W) Abdul Qayoom Kirmani, CEO Gulmarg Development Authority Syed Hanief Balkhi, Assistant Director Gulmarg Nasir Mehmood Khan and other officers from the Cable Car Corporation were also present on the occasion.

Director Tourism ensured that the facilities like ski-lifts, ski-chairs are operational for the smooth conduct of winter games at the ski-resort. He directed the officers to keep road to Gulmarg open during snowfall and clear the snow well in time so that visitors don’t face any difficulty.

“Generally tourists visit Gulmarg in good numbers during winter months. We need to be prepared to ensure seamless service to the visitors. We will organise all the snow sports activities which are essential for the promotion of Gulmarg as a winter sports destination,” he said.

On the occasion, Nisar Wani also met hoteliers and other service providers including pony wallas, tourist guides, sledge owners, taxi operators and urged them to provide best services to the visitors so that they leave back with happy memories.

He said Gulmarg is one of the main attractions for travelers who turn up from around the globe in large numbers during winter months.

"We should be the best in hospitality and host visitors in the best possible manner to ensure their comfortable stays," he said.

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