‘Wherever there is potential for winter tourism we will explore it’
Srinagar, Dec 28 : Winter tourism won’t remain confined to Gulmarg only this year but other tourist spots like Pahalgam and Sonamarg will also be kept open this year, officials said on Tuesday.
Secretary Tourism Sarmadh Hafeez while talking with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that the winter season has already started.
“Christmas festival besides that snow carnival festival has also started in Gulmarg and Pahalgam and very soon it will start in Sonamarg for the first time,” he said.
Hafeez said that winter activities won’t remain confined to Gulmarg only this year but many activities will be carried out at other tourist destinations as well.
“All arrangements in this regard have been made and events are going on successfully. We hope we will be successful in providing better experiences to the tourists visiting Kashmir,” he said.
Hafeez said that they are working to explore every destination wherever there is potential and are trying to organize events in Aru Pahalgam as well.
“It is a good sign that all hotels have been booked and better arrangements have been made by our hoteliers to host tourists,” he said—(KNO)