Srinagar, Could 27:  Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar Friday described Jammu and Kashmir as a tremendous {Golfing} Vacation spot within the nation whereas sustaining that the tourism map of the area presents all the pieces for travellers and vacationers alike.

He made these remarks whereas addressing the inaugural operate of Golf Tourism Summit- cum-Golf Match right here organized by The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Trade (FICCI) in collaboration with J&Ok Tourism Division and Chhattisgarh Tourism Board.

The Golf Match will likely be performed at Srinagar and Pahalgam Golf Programs of the Kashmir valley.

Advisor Bhatnagar mentioned that with respect to golf, J&Ok has wonderful, scenic magnificence & good environs and professionally laid golf programs. He noticed that everybody who visits Kashmir leaves joyful, which is a largest tribute to the spirit of J&Ok and the hospitality it presents to the guests.

The Advisor mentioned that there’s a lot of alternative for journey and tour operators and lodge trade additionally within the area because of the presence of those fantastic golf programs. He mentioned the Authorities is enhancing and strengthening logistic services for vacationers in a staggered method.

Talking on the event, Chief Secretary Chhattisgarh, Amitabh Jain appreciated the FICCI for bringing J&Ok and Chhattisgarh collectively via Golf Match, saying that the 2 areas of the nation can discover {the golfing} locations and in addition complement one another via Golf Tourism.

“We thank FICCI and J&Ok Tourism for inviting us to play golf within the Paradise. Taking part in golf in Kashmir is a dream,” Jain mentioned.

Extra Director Basic, Union Ministry of Tourism, Rupinder Brar additionally spoke on the event and famous that J&Ok is creating its personal footprints globally and as stakeholders “we have to create proper narrative and perspective earlier than folks and act like accountable travellers and vacationers to place proper message in order that each home in addition to international vacationers might be drawn to J&Ok.

Talking on the event, Secretary Tourism J&Ok, Sarmad Hafeez mentioned that tourism in J&Ok is splendidly going properly and the area has witnessed the perfect 5 months ever by way of vacationer footfall.

He additionally appreciated the help prolonged by the tour and journey  trade with nice help from the Ministry of Tourism, GoI, to advertise J&Ok Tourism and in addition the UT as a {golfing} vacation spot within the nation. He added that J&Ok has a complete {golfing} circuit with 5 Golf programs, providing fantastic layouts for skilled golfers throughout the nation and overseas.

Managing Director Chhattisgarh Tourism Board, Anil Kumar Sahu whereas delivering a presentation on Chhattisgarh Tourism gave an outline of the vacationer locations and the potential the Central Indian has.

Chairman FICCI J&Ok Council, Irfan Ahmad Guju, Co- Chairman FICCI J&Ok Council, Rajesh Sharma and Member FICCI Tourism Committee and President India Golf Tourism Affiliation, Rajan Sehgal additionally spoke on the event and appreciated the big selection of providers being supplied by J&Ok Authorities in tourism sector and thru {golfing} locations.

Director, Tourism, Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo, different senior officers, representatives of lodge trade, journey commerce, ace golfers of the nation had been current on the event.

Later within the night, a panel dialogue on ‘showcasing of India’s variety of tourism merchandise and locations’ was additionally held.

Principal Chief Conservator of Forest and MD C.G. Minor Forest Produce, Govt of Chhattisgarh, Sanjay Shukla; Minister Counsellor Financial Affairs, German Embassy, Dr Stephan Hesselmann; Industrial Counsellor and Commerce Commissioner, Austrian Embassy, Hans Joerg Hoertnagl; Director SKICC, Javed Humayu Bakhshi, Chairman IATO J&Ok Chapter, Nasir Shah and President J&Ok Golf Affiliation, Mushtaq Burza had been the panellists in the course of the dialogue.

The dialogue delved into the variety of tourism merchandise from Golf Tourism, MICE, Medical & Wellness Tourism, Agri- Natural Tourism, Eco & Ethno Tourism, Sports activities Tourism to Journey and Wildlife Tourism that may be intricately linked collectively to supply a singular and memorable experiences to home and international vacationers alike with a particular concentrate on Chhattisgarh and Jammu & Kashmir.

Additionally a query and reply session was additionally held whereby individuals raised a number of queries which had been satisfactorily answered by the panellists.



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