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Secy Tourism Inaugurates India Travel Mart Jammu

JAMMU — Secretary Tourism, Rigzin Samphel, inaugurated  India Travel Mart Jammu – region’s biggest Travel & Tourism Exhibition at Hotel Ramada, Gulab Singh Marg, Jammu. Director Tourism, O.P Bhagat, Joint Director Tourism,  Showkat Malik, Deputy Director Publicity, S.K Atri, Assistant Director Tourism, Rupali Mahajan  and other senior officers, Delegates, Exhibitors, Travel Agents, Tour Organizers, Hoteliers, Media […]

Air Asia Offers To Run Malaysia-Srinagar Flights

SRINAGAR — The Malaysia’s largest and low-cost airline AirAsia Berhad has offered to fly direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Srinagar. The Malaysian airline has sent an ‘expression of interest’ to Raj Bhawan, saying that it was ready to operate the flights. The communiqué was sent following the familiarisation tour held here last month which was […]

Go Air Flight Reaches Jammu From Srinagar Without Passengers’ Baggage

SRINAGAR — Several GoAir passengers from Srinagar to Jammu were left fuming Sunday as their flight reached its destination without their baggage.  “We reached Jammu from Srinagar by Go Air flight G8-213 but the airline staff had not loaded our luggage,” Abdul Hamid, one of the passengers, told PTI over phone from Jammu. He said initially […]

Lukewarm Response By Airlines Bars Sgr Night Flights

SRINAGAR — Different Airlines have shown a lukewarm response to start the night flights at Srinagar International Airport with only three carriers agreeing to com­mence the service even as the regulatory authority Airport Au­thority of India (AAI) was ready for the operations. The Airport was cleared for night operations after first trial run of landing […]

Tourist Safe In Kashmir Like Elsewhere In India: Governor

SRINAGAR — Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated a 3-day Kashmir Autumn FAM (Familiarisation) Tour-2018 at the SKICC here today. This familiarization tour programme has been organized by the Department of Tourism, Kashmir. Nor’Azam Mohammad, Deputy High Commissioner of Malaysia to India; Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Advisor to Governor; Rigzin Samphel Secretary Tourism; P.D. Tshering, Chief Post […]

Tourist Footfall From SE Asia Encouraging: Secy Tourism

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Alliance (JKTA) held its 15th Annual General Meeting (AGM) today here during which an award ceremony honouring veterans of the travel and hospitality sector, its founder members and past presidents besides media persons was also held. Commissioner Secretary Culture Mohammad Saleem Shishgar, Secretary Tourism Rigzin Samphel, Secretary Information, Youth Service […]

All Set For Night Flights From Srinagar Airport

SRINAGAR — Airport authorities here said that everything was ready on ground to start the night flights on Srinagar international Airport and that the authorities are waiting for airlines to submit a flying schedule to begin the process. Director Srinagar Airport was quoted by KNS as saying that the Airports Authority of India was interested in […]

GOI To Announce Haj 2019 Process Soon

NEW DELHI — The process for next year’s Haj will be announced in the next few days as preparations for the 2019 pilgrimage have already started, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Wednesday. He made the remarks after a Haj review meeting in which several senior officials from Minority Affairs Ministry, Ministry of External […]

Kashmir Safe Destination For Tourists: J&K Tourism

SRINAGAR — Continuing with its marketing campaign, the Department of Tourism, J&K participated in another 3-day travel show India International Travel Mart at MMRDA Grounds, Mumbai which began on September 28 and concluded today. Director Tourism Kashmir, Tasaduq Jeelani along with other officials participated in the travel show to showcase J&K state tourism potential and […]

AAI launches Ferry Service At Srinagar Airport

SRINAGAR — Taking cognizance of the inconvenience faced by air travellers at Srinagar International Airport, the Airports Authority of India (AAI), has on the instructions of Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar, started ferry service from the Drop Gate to the Terminal Building. According to Akash Deep, Director, Srinagar International Airport, the ferry service, mostly […]

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