The Jammu and Kashmir tourism department on Sunday has participated in the 3-day OTM Travel Exhibition which began on January 18 at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in which over 45 countries, 21 states and Union Territories and over 1,100 exhibitors has participated.
The spokesman said that Union Minister of State Tourism K J Alphons in presence of Maharashtra Tourism Minister Jaykumar Rawal inaugurated the exhibition.
The J&K tourism department has put up a beautifully decorated pavilion to present state’s tourism products and attract visitors, a spokesman said.
The J&K tourism was represented by Vice Chairman J&K Tourism Development Corporation Rafi Mir, Director Tourism Jammu Smita Sethi. Deputy Director Tourism Jammu (Publicity), Deputy Director Tourism Kashmir (Publicity), GM JKTDC Jammu, Deputy Manager Operations Delhi, Assistant Director Tourism Jammu also attended OTM.
Besides, the large strength of the members from travel and hotel association from Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh participated in the exhibition to promote J&K as one of the choicest tourism destinations in India.
A large number of international and domestic travel trade buyers visited the J&K Pavilion to inquire about state’s tourism potential and infrastructure put in place for the comfortable stay of the tourists.
The tourism officials informed the visitors about the known destinations in all the three regions of the state.
At the pavilion, J&K tourism department distributed publicity material extensively to the visitors. The department also screened shot movies at various destinations which mesmerized the visitors.