Tag: Jammu and Kashmir

OTM 2019 emerges as the largest travel trade show in India again

Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

Read more

Jammu and Kashmir Tourism to promote aggressively

The Director of Tourism for Jammu and Kashmir, Tasaduq Jeelani, recently confirmed that tourism department will aggressively market Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as a top tourist destination in the upcoming travel trade shows. He stated this while addressing a meeting with the head of local associations of tour operators, houseboat owners and hoteliers at TRC, […]

Read more

Centre to assist J&K Tourism under Incredible India campaign

The Centre has assured the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Government support under Incredible India campaign and has also called for roping in business and corporate houses for facilitating promotion of tourism in the state. Speaking at a recent high-level meeting to review the progress of tourism projects in J-K under the Prime Minister’s  Developmental Package […]

Read more
maxresdefault.jpg

Asia’s largest tulip garden opens in Jammu and Kashmir

The largest tulip garden in Asia opened for tourists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar. The garden features thousands of tulips, which have blossomed in the Zabarwan hills along the banks of Dal lake. Other than the 46 varieties of 1.5 million tulips, many other species of flowers – hyacinths, daffodils and ranunculus have been added […]

Read more

J&K Tourism organises a three-day FAM tour for travel agents   

Jammu & Kashmir Tourism had organised a three-day FAM (familiarisation) tour in Kashmir for tour operators from across the country. “People would often just ask, ‘Is Kashmir safe?’ Now that the situation is getting better, we invited leading tour operators here. We hosted them around Christmas. We are thankful to them that they spent their […]

Read more

Jammu & Kashmir focuses on golf tourism to attract more tourists

Jammu & Kashmir is planning to develop its own golf circuit in a big way for the international tourist as well as the domestic corporate tourists. Sundeep Kumar Nayak, Principal Secretary to Government – Tourism Department, Government of Jammu & Kashmir, after taking his position gave an exclusive interview to Travel News Digest, speaking about […]

Read more

Jammu and Kashmir seeks more flights to draw more tourists

Chairman and Managing Director of Air India, Ashwani Lohani has revealed that Air India is mulling to introduce daily flights on Srinagar-Leh route besides pressing additional flights at Srinagar airport especially in the morning and evening slots. This was announced by Lohani in a meeting with the officials of state tourism department and local travel […]

Read more

J&K to promote tourism under new slogan ‘See J&K in a New Light’

Jammu and Kashmir government made a fresh pitch to attract tourists under the new slogan ‘See J&K in a New Light’. There are many initiatives taken to attract tourists from across the world which included a festival calendar of J&K for 2016, newly built convention centres for MICE tourism, upgraded golf courses with attractive golfer […]

Read more

Jammu and Kashmir flags off helicopter service from Srinagar airport

To boost Kashmir’s exotic locales, Jammu and Kashmir has begun their helicopter service at `10,000 to-and-fro to resorts of Pahalgam and Gulmarg from Srinagar Airport. Farooq A Shah, Secretary Tourism/Managing Director, Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation (JKTDC), Government of Jammu and Kashmir said, “We want to allure guests to experience the thrill of helicopter […]

Read more

Jammu and Kashmir constitutes Tourism Advisory Board

The Jammu and Kashmir government for the first time has constituted an Advisory Board for tourism industry. The tourism advisory board is aimed at accommodating recommendations and suggestions of industry protagonists and devise policies to promote tourism. Farooq Shah, Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir Tourism said this initiative of the state government will revive tourism industry […]

Read more
1 2 3