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Jammu tourist potential

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Recently Secretary Tourism held a review meeting of the Jammu and Kashmir tourism department and emphasized on revival of Jammu tourism.

He said that Jammu region has huge potential for tourism and asked the officials to work on the details to give it a shape.

He emphasized on the Director Tourism Jammu to revive the religious tourism circuits of Jammu region like Purmandal, Uttarbehni, Sukrala, Shiv Khori and others so that the tourists can have a larger stay in Jammu. He asked them to hold promotional activities on LED screens on major places like Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, Jammu Tawi Railway Station and other high footfall places.

While reviewing the performance of Mubarakh Mandi Heritage Society, Secretary emphasized upon the officers to revive this prestigious heritage place at the earliest so that it can be brought into the tourism circuit of Jammu region. He also asked them to organise grand events of cultural significance at the place so that the people and tourists are attracted towards the place.

He emphasized upon the MD to upgrade the facilities at all the assets of the Corporation so that the visitors have a good experience while staying there. He asked the MD to earmark the ratings for hotels of Corporation so that the clients can easily choose best while searching for them online. He also asked him to make the hotels of JKTDC available on all online booking portals.

Assessing other aspects of the Corporation, the Secretary asked the management of JKTDC to organize training sessions for employees of the Corporation in consultation with the Food Craft Institute and Institute of Hotel Management.

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