JK, AP tour operators sign MoU for tourism promotion
Mar 4: To attract more tourists from
South-Eastern part of the country, travel and tour operators from J&K today
signed a MoU with Tour and Travel Association of Andhra Pradesh (TTAA) at a
tourism promotional campaign and road show at Vijayawada.
The road show was
organised by J&K Tourism Department in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir
Tourism Alliance (JKTA).
Vijay Mohan and Chairman JKTA Manzoor A Pakhtoon signed the MoU in presence of
MD Tourism Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh, Praveen Kumar, Chief
Executive Officer Surinsar Mansar Development Authority, Nagendra Singh Jamwal
and Assistant Director Tourism Kashmir, Dr Javid ur Rehman.
Over a hundred
leading travel agents and destination management companies form Andhra Pradesh
attended the road show to network and create business opportunities with the
travel trade fraternity of J&K.
Speaking on the
occasion, Chief Executive Officer Surinsar Mansar Development Authority urged
the leaders in the travel industry to promote J&K as a prime tourist
destination of the country. He said besides having unmatched beauty, J&K
offers various tourism products and is also famous for adventure and
Director Tourism who also spoke on the occasion described how tourists were
enjoying their holidays in Kashmir by highlighting stories of many travellers
who visited the Valley over the past few months.
He said Kashmir
is one of the safest places for tourists especially for solo female travellers
who are coming in good numbers.
After signing the
MoU, President TTAA said they would promote J&K vigorously and include all
tourism products of the J&K in their travel packages.
Manzoor Ahmad Pakhtoon assured the travel agents from Vijayawada that tour
operators and hoteliers are ready to host Tourists and provide them best