22 Dec 2014 12:07 am

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JK bags Best Adventure Tourism Destination Award

SRINAGAR: Today’s Traveller Magazine has conferred the prestigious “Best Adventure Destination” in the country award on Jammu & Kashmir State. The award was received by the Minister for Tourism Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora and Minister of State for Tourism, Mr. Nasir Aslam Wani from Union Minister for Tourism Mr. Subodh Kant Sahay, at a glittering ceremony here today.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Jora thanked the Today’s Traveller Magazine for honouring the State with the award. “Over the last three years, J&K has made major strides in adventure tourism and created lot of infrastructure to attract tourists to the State,” he said, adding that several incentives have been provided in the new State Tourism Policy.
In his address, Mr. Nasir Aslam Wani said there is great potential in the State for river rafting, mountaineering, trekking, paragliding and heli skiing. “Over the next few years, our State will position itself as a global high-end adventure tourism destination, he added. (KMW News)

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