Chaya seeks electricity charge waiver, aggressive marketing campaign
Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Oct 2: Jammu and Kashmir Hoteliers Club held an interactive meet with Secretary Tourism Sarmad Hafeez and Director Tourism Kashmir Nisar A Wani here at Hotel Radisson, Srinagar. Deputy Secretary Tourism Waseem Raja also attended the meet.
The Chairman J&K Hoteliers Club Mushtaq Chaya apprised Sarmad about the issues Hoteliers are facing and also suggested to him various ways for the promotion of the tourism sector.
Sarmad gave patient hearing to the issues raised by the members on the operation of the hotels.
Chaya demanded complete waiver of electricity charges, GST reimbursement and interest free cash assistance to hoteliers.
On the occasion, Gulmarg Chapter demanded facelifting of the Gulmarg resort. Farooq Hafiz who heads the Sonmarg Chapter of the J&KHC sought that blacktopping of the road may be taken up and also renewal of the hotel registration. The hoteliers from Pahalgam urged secretary tourism that they may be given permission for undertaking of the repairs of the hotels.
Tariq Ghani, Secretary General of the Hoteliers Club urged the secretary tourism that Kashmir may be advertised as the best destination of the country as hotels have put all COVID SoPs in place to welcome the travellers.
Secretary Tourism assured the hoteliers club that a nation wide promotional campaign will be started soon to attract tourists to the JK. He said the department is organising winter festivals at Pahalgam and Gulmarg.