So as to facilitate increasingly more folks to affix the tourism commerce, the Jammu and Kashmir Authorities has notified procedural pointers for registration of homestay and paying visitor homes within the Union Territory, officers stated on Wednesday.
Orders to this impact have been issued by Secretary, Tourism, Sarmad Hafeez.
“The goal of notifying these pointers is to create a problem free surroundings for these wishing to register their properties as homestays/paying visitor homes by simplifying lots of the procedural necessities and minimizing the formalities,” an official assertion stated.
“An added advantage of introducing the idea of homestays is to advertise native tradition, delicacies, handicrafts and so forth., thereby enhancing the employment alternatives for native residents. Homestays/paying visitor homes would even be inspired on the 75 new vacationer locations just lately placed on the vacationer map by the division.”
The assertion additional stated that that is anticipated to extend the vacationer footfall by appreciable measure.
The Division of Tourism in current occasions has taken a number of path breaking steps to improve tourism providers, lengthen the touring seasons, including extra locations to the vacationer map, making Jammu and Kashmir around the 12 months vacation spot, golf promotion, a rigorous promotional marketing campaign, thrust on journey and heritage tourism, to call a number of.
As a sequel to those efforts, J&Okay has witnessed an enormous vacationer footfall over the previous one and a half years and lots of consultants say the vacationer footfall of the previous six months has been the best within the final 15 years.