Tourism dept to carry live drone coverage of resorts to woo tourists

Tourism dept to carry live drone coverage of resorts to woo tourists

SRINAGAR: Commissioner Secretary, Tourism, Rigzian Sampheal on Sunday said that live drone coverage of the tourist resorts is being done on a regular basis so tourists will see by themselves how visitors and travellers are enjoying their holidays freely at different health resorts. He also urged the department to be more vigorous on social media […]

A&S Creations, 3B Traders display top adventure, outdoor lifestyle brands

A&S Creations, 3B Traders display top adventure, outdoor lifestyle brands

Srinagar: India’s leading importer and retailer of world’s most renowned adventure and outdoor lifestyle brands A& S Creations on Sunday held a product presentation of various such products here. The Delhi based company along with Srinagar based 3B Traders held a display of these top equipments at a Srinagar hotel. On display were brands including […]

No more rafting in Kashmir, orders govt

No more rafting in Kashmir, orders govt

Srinagar: In the wake of killing of three persons during rafting expeditions in Lidder stream in Pahalgam, the tourism department in Kashmir has suspended all rafting related activities in the valley till a proper mechanism of safety is put in place. Late Thursday evening, the tourism department ordered suspension of rafting-related activities in the entire […]

Governor announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh

Governor announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh

Srinagar: Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed profound grief over the loss of precious lives in the unfortunate incident of a rafting boat capsizing at river Lidder in Pahalgam. The Governor has prayed for peace to the departed souls and strength to the bereaved families in their hour of grief. He has wished speedy recovery […]

Tourist guide dies saving 5 from drowning in Pahalgam

Tourist guide dies saving 5 from drowning in Pahalgam

Srinagar: A tourist guide sacrificed his own life to save five people, including two visitors from West Bengal, after their raft capsized in Lidder river flowing through the picturesque South Kashmir resort town of Pahalgham. Rouf Ahmed Dar, a registered professional rafter, cared little for his life and jumped into the river when the raft […]

US govt advises citizens to not visit J&K, except Ladakh

US govt advises citizens to not visit J&K, except Ladakh

SRINAGAR: The United States on Friday asked its citizens to not visit any part of Jammu and Kashmir except Leh and the eastern Ladakh region, due to “terrorism and civil unrest”. It also advised US travellers to not venture within 10 km of the border with Pakistan “due to the potential for armed conflict”. “Terrorist […]

Tourists of the World: We Invite You to Visit Our Home, Our Kashmir

Tourists of the World: We Invite You to Visit Our Home, Our Kashmir

“Agar Firdous Bar Roo-e-Zameen Ast, Hamie Ast, Hamie Ast, Hamie Ast” (If there is paradise on earth it’s here, it’s here, it’s here) Tawseef Ahmad Mir It is not new to state how beautiful Kashmir is. Some denote it as the paradise on earth and some call it another Switzerland. This is because of the […]

Department of Tourism allows registration of adventure tour operators

Department of Tourism allows registration of adventure tour operators

SRINAGAR: After setting up guidelines for travel companies, the Department of Tourism, Jammu & Kashmir has opened up the formal registration of adventure tour operators in the state. As per the government order issued by the Department of Tourism, the prospective adventure tour operators within the state can apply for registration as adventure tour operators […]

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