Tourism deptt hails travel, hospitality sector for assisting stranded tourists

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Srinagar

The Department of Tourism today thanked hoteliers, houseboat owners, travel agents for cooperating with the department in view of the crisis arising out of the cancellation of the flights on Monday.

Director Tourism Kashmir Nisar Ahmad Wani thanked hotel, travel and houseboat associations and individuals also who offered free accommodation, food, transport to the tourists and made them feel comfortable.

“Our officers visited various places and hotels and also airport to see if tourists needed any assistance. We accommodated some foreigners in our own guesthouses in Srinagar and hoteliers also accommodated many tourists who left today morning. Some may leave today afternoon after rebooking their tickets,” said Director Tourism Kashmir.

“I appeal to travel and hospitality sector to extend such support in future also if the need arises and keep up with the tradition of our rich hospitality.”

Tourists can contact Tourist Reception Centre (TRC), Srinagar on 0194-2502512, Tourist Police Srinagar on 0194-2502276 for any assistance.

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