TAAK urges Admin to allow movement of tourist vehicles

Says disrupting itinaries of travellers will bring tourist footfall to halt

Says disrupting itinaries of travellers will bring tourist footfall to halt

Srinagar, Jan 15 (KNS): Travel Agents Association of Kashmir TAAK has expressed surprise at the administration's decision to impose unannounced lockdown in the Valley putting public, commuters and tourists to lot of inconveniences.

In a statement issued to KNS, TAAK President Farooq A Kuthoo urged the authorities to allow the tourist vehicles to proceed to the resorts as per thier scheduled itinerary.

TAAK said lot of tourists are currently travelling to different resorts and administration should allow their movement during the lockdown.

Kuthoo said tourist vehicles have been stopped at many places which has disrupted the travel itinaries.

"The tourists who have already come here have made bookings with respective hotels as per their itinaries.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp ChannelDisrupting their movement to the resorts will send a bad signal and bring tourist footfall to an abrupt halt. We can't afford zero tourism at this juncture. The administration should take calculated move to not only contain the spread of the fresh wave but also help economic activities run smoothly," said Kuthoo.

TAAK urged LG Administration to issue an order allowing the movement of tourists.

"Around 100 percent service providers in travel and hospitality sector are fully vaccinated and follow all SOPs while providing services. We assure the administration of all the support in fighting the new wave." (KNS)

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