During the current year there is record breaking tourism in the entire Jammu and Kashmir.
Official figures about the tourist arrivals show that there is a huge increase in their footfall to Kashmir valley.
The record number of tourists who visited Jammu and Kashmir this year, testify the overall development and change that has taken place in the Union territory.
According to the official figures 1.62 crore tourists have visited Jammu and Kashmir so far.
Tourism has generated maximum employment in various regions of Jammu and Kashmir including Poonch, Rajouri, Jammu and the Kashmir Valley.
A record-breaking 20.5 lakh tourists, including 3.65 lakh Amarnath yatris, visited Kashmir in the first eight months of this year, drawing visitors from all over the nation to the gorgeous and picturesque Valley.
The 2 million tourists represent an all-time high tourist footfall for Kashmir valley. The tourist sites like Pahalgam, Gulmarg, and Sonamarg as well as all hotels and guesthouses in Srinagar experienced 100 percent occupancy.Tourism sector in Jammu and Kashmir is being developed as per the vision of sustainable development goals. Besides, dedicated focus is also being given to strengthening the hospitality segment and for establishing a robust tourism infrastructure system.