J&K being promoted as major MICE and GOLF tourism destination

With an aim to promote Jammu Kashmir as round the year destination for Golf tourism  and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events)  activities ,Secretary tourism Farooq A Shah held an interactive session with the country’s best names  associated with the sector on the sidelines of SATTE the Asia’s biggest travel bazaar  in Delhi .

He highlighted the upgraded infrastructural facilities and  services  being offered for such activities in the  state  .He  said  that the  state has some of the best  venues such as SKICC ,Clubs at Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Sonamarg which have the  capacity to host national and international standard conferences  and events ,similarly the Golf courses  in Jammu and Srinagar are  equipped for assuring best golfing experience.

The Secretary had a brainstorming session with the the organisations   associated with Mice and Golf Tourism like Rajeev Kohli of creative travel ,Shayam Nagpal of  International Exhibitions, Karishma Khana of Mice Talk, Anoop Nayar, Navin of Kandu travels ,Punita Raju of Cox an  kings,  Chandarmansharmani of ICPB, Greentech foundation president ,Rajan sehgal of IGTA a national body for promoting Golf  and others .

The team from J&K  included  Special Secretary Tourism, M. H. Mir ,Director Tourism Kashmir Mehmood A Shah, Director SKICC  Mrs Yasmeen Khan, Dy Director Tourism  Peerzada Zahoor, Manager Marketing SKICC  Shahnawaz Shah , officers of Tourism  Department and the presidents of various Travel Trade Associations.