Srinagar: The Khyber, Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg, on Saturday felicitated 150 travel agents from the Kashmir Valley with The Khyber Travel Agents’ Excellence Awards – 2015-16 for their to promote tourism as well as the brand.
Commenting on the outstanding contribution by the travel trade for their ongoing support in promoting Gulmarg and the resort, Sujith Herbert, General Manager, The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg, said that the awards are an acknowledgement of the support and effort made by our partners in the travel industry to promote Gulmarg and The Khyber.
“Without their collaboration we could not have achieved the status of the best boutique hotel in India,” he said.
In statement issued by the resort it said that since its launch in December 2012 the resort was a boon for Travel Agents in the valley as it broke a new dawn for visitors to enjoy the beauty of the picturesque Kashmir valley in luxurious surroundings.
It added that the resort has been the recipient of several awards and has won acclaim from prestigious publications such as Conde Nast Traveller India three years in a row. However all this recognition would not have been possible without the support of the travel trade and the state government.
The winners included Mascot Travels for The Khyber Peerless Award, Green Gold Holidays Voter Choice Award Group while the Business Leader Award was bagged by Elizabeth Travels
Other top ten travel agents selected on basis of productivity included Mazda Travels, Mascot Travels, Shangloo Travels Pvt. Ltd, Dastan Tours, Peakmark Adventure, Shah Travels Pvt. Ltd.,Honey Gold Travel and Tours, Shahnama Tours, Shiraz Travels, Earth Explorer.
The Leading in Group Business award was bagged by Shiraz Travels while Promising Travel Agent went to OMG Luxury Holidays, Ashaan Tours, Columbia Tours and Travels
The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg located at an elevation of 8,825 ft. in the PirPanjal range of the majestic Himalayas is spread over seven acres in a pristine pine valley. This 85-key resort, offers breathtaking views of snow capped Affarwat peaks.