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With Jammu and Kashmir remaining peaceful, Bollywood filmmakers are returning to the state which was once their favorite shooting destination.
BARAMULLA, Jammu and Kashmir - In a bid to attract more Buddhist pilgrims, the tourism department in Jammu and Kashmir has decided to restore Buddhist sites in the state.
ISLAMABAD - More than 130 Pakistani soldiers are buried under 80 feet of snow in a remote area in the north when an avalanche hit their camp.
Srinagar - Maintaining that Geo-climatic conditions of Jammu and Kashmir are best suited for conventional tourism, the Minister for Tourism and Culture Mr.
The season's first major snowfall in Kashmir on new year's eve has revived hopes for a vibrant tourist season after the summer unrest marred inflow of vacationers into the Valley.
NEW DELHI - India has for the first time opened nearly 100 high-altitude Himalayan peaks in India-controlled Kashmir, once dubbed the Switzerland of the east, for foreign tourists, local media quoted
Srinagar - Kashmir's Tulip Garden, where the flowers are in full bloom, has become a major attraction for foreign tourists who are visiting Kashmir Valley this season.
Srinagar - In an effort to revive tourism in Kashmir, hoteliers and houseboat owners in the valley have announced lucrative and discounted packages for visitors to Kashmir.
Srinagar - Doctors in Jammu and Kashmir have said that the state possesses a huge potential for medical tourism because of the cheap cost and availability of experienced doctors.
SRINAGAR - National Conference President Omar Abdullah has suggested provision of an insurance cover to woo foreign tourists.Travel advisories issued by different countries keep foreign tourists away by not only advising them against visiting the Valley but also rendering their insurance policies null and void if they do so, Abdullah writes in his blog on the party's website.
Dachigam - Holidaymakers in Kashmir have another must-see item they can’t afford to miss — the Hangul, the only surviving species from the Asiatic Red Deer family.All tourists need to do is to drive down to Dachigam National Park, around 22km from Srinagar, where the “critically endangered” deer can be spotted during specially organised safaris priced at only Rs 125 a trip.
SRINAGAR: Kashmir valley is abuzz these days with tourist arrivals, air tickets to the valley are at an all time high and hotel industry is jostling to accommodate bookings, a phenomenon witnessed after a gap of nearly two decades.The hectic tourism schedule for this 'Paradise on Earth' can be gauged from the fact that prices of even low cost carriers are touching skies.
SRINAGAR - A five-member team of International Mountaineering Federation (IMF) in association with the tourism department of Kashmir promotes trekking destinations in the state.The relief and terrain of Kashmir offers exciting opportunities for mountaineering in the state. Mountaineering as an adventure sports is fast catching up with tourists coming to the Kashmir valley.
Srinagar - Projection of Kashmir as a violence hit tourist destination allegedly by the tour operators from Indian states is hampering the influx of tourists to the Valley.“It is really awful, the travel agents from other states are tarnishing Kashmir image by projecting it as violence hit region,” a tourism official who is posted in New Delhi told Rising Kashmir over phone.
Women cried for help and young boys, restless in fear, behaved like girls when over 100 people were hanging over the cables of Gulmarg Gondola, the world's highest cable car for three hours due to a mechanical failure, Tuesday evening.The ski resort Gulmarg is hosting fifth Indian winter games this week
Watching tourists going for sightseeing in Kashmir in his early age gave him an idea to go into hotel industry. Though building a hotel those days was a highly hectic job, his hard work and perseverance made him to realize his dream and come up with a premier hotel whose fame was so overwhelming that an important business nerve in the city centre Srinagar, Jehangir Chowk, was named after it.
Jammu (TVLW) - The Jammu and Kashmir government has worked out a proposal to have five-star hotels in Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Srinagar to cater to the needs of high spending tourists.