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Tie-up with overseas tour operators, special packages on anvil to attract more travelers

Various resorts being developed as corporate conferencing venues
Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora has called for a coordinated effort from overseas and local tour operators to attract more travelers to the State. While announcing his ministry’s decision to explore a possible tie-up with Cox & Kings, a well-known global tour and travel company for working out special packages for overseas and domestic tourists, he said international travel agencies can play a key role in dispelling fears about traveling to Kashmir as well as rein in their countries in withdrawing travel advisories. The Tourism Minister was speaking at a high-level meeting with the representatives of Cox & Kings, here. Secretary, Tourism, Ms. Tanvir Jehan, Managing Director, JKTDC, Mr. Rafiq Ahmad Qadri, Director, Tourism, Kashmir, Mr. Farooq Ahmad Shah and General Manager, JKTDC, Mr. Shamim Ahmad, besides other senior officers were present in the meeting. Reemphasizing J&K’s multifar…