In the past few years footfall of tourists in Jammu and Kashmir has multiplied and the tourism industry is witnessing some growth.
Recently, Special Secretary Tourism, participated in 18th Hotel Investment Conference South Asia (HICSA) at Bengaluru, as part of the delegation of Ministry of Tourism, led by Union Tourism Minister, G Kishan Reddy.
HICSA is an annual event that brings together a diverse range of participants from the hospitality, real estate and investment industries including hotel owners, operators, investors, financiers, developers, architects, consultants, and other professionals from South Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States to promote the development of new business opportunities and investment partnerships.
On the sidelines of the main summit, round table meetings were held by the delegation with the Industry partners to understand the challenges faced by them.
Quoting the tourist numbers, the Union Minister appreciated the unprecedented growth of the Tourism Sector in Jammu and Kashmir. Through individual networking sessions, potential investors were informed about the Policy Initiatives and Investment opportunities in view of the Industry status accorded to the Tourism sector in Jammu and Kashmir in view of the exponential growth in the Tourism Sector in the UT.