Gulmarg: For the first time in the last many years ‘Gulmarg’ is witnessing a surge in tourist flow in the current season.
Hoteliers from the Gulmarg said that it is for the first time in a decade they are witnessing such a surge in tourists in November.
They said that usually tourist footfall remains quite high in December and January while the influx of tourists in November remains low.
Ishfaq Ahmad, a hotelier said that tourist flow in the first week of November was very low but after the first spell of snow tourists started arriving at the meadow. Currently, the room occupancy has reached 70 percent against 30-40 percent in previous years.
He said that almost all hotels are sold out for December while around 90 percent are sold out for January and February. (KNO)