Published on : Thursday, December 28, 2017
J&K Minister of State for Tourism Priya Sethi invited people from South India to experience the hospitality of Jammu & Kashmir, and said that the state offers an array of facilities to cater to every type of tourist – be it business, adventure or religious.
The minister was speaking at a seminar in Chennai organized by the Department of Tourism J&K in collaboration with J&K Tourism Alliance.
“People have apprehensions about visiting Kashmir, but I must tell you that Jammu and Kashmir is one of the safest tourism destinations,” the minister said.
Welcoming the tourism tie-up between the J&K and Tamil Nadu, Priya Sethi said that the national tourism promotional programme ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ has provided both the states with a platform to support each other in promoting tourism. She also welcomed corporate houses to hold their conventions and meetings in J&K, and said that the state has the finest facilities to host such events.
The Minister said that the visitors have the choice to pick from famous star brands like Taj, ITC, Radisson, Sarovar, Four Point Sheraton and Fortune. She further said that J&K has world class properties like Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), Pahalgam Club to host a variety of business events.
It was said that no crime was recorded against tourists whether foreign or local in Jammu and Kashmir. J&K is diverse in every aspect – be it culture, handicraft, cuisine, landscape, religion and architecture.
On the occasion, the department also screened many Tamil movies shot in Kashmir over the past two decades which was appreciated by the audience on the occasion.
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