Srinagar: Outlook Magazine has awarded Jammu Kashmir Tourism this year’s with best Outlook Traveler Award declaring Gulmarg as best hill station and Vaishnu Devi as best spiritual destination in India.
In a statement to KNS a spokesperson of the department said, “This award, one of the prestigious one known in travel and hospitality industry, had global contestants like Australia, Thailand, Malaysia and 15 other countries and other states in India. Director Tourism Kashmir Farooq A Shah who is also MD JKTDC while receiving the said award from Lalit K Panwar Union Secretary tourism requested the travel tour fraternity of the country to promote this year as visit JK year.”
“Jammu and Kashmir is one of the best tourist destinations in the world and Chief Minister is keen to develop it as a world class destination by upgradation of tourism infrastructure at all the tourist spots,” he added. (KNS)