Tourism industry picks pace in Kashmir after ease in COVID restrictions

Srinagar (J&K), July 06 (ANI): Tourism industry is picking up pace after UT administration announced ease in COVID restrictions in Kashmir Valley. Tourists have started thronging to the destinations in the Valley to get rid of scorching heat. Tourism is a major source of income for the state’s economy and the government is trying to revive the sector amid COVID pandemic. Tourism industry is facing loss since the pandemic hit the country last year. To curb the spread of deadly virus, government has vaccinated people belonging to the industry. Dr GN Itoo, Director of Kashmir Tourism informed, “Nearly 1,200 tourists are coming here daily. We're ensuring all COVID protocols are followed. 90% of service providers have been vaccinated”.

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