The covid-19 epidemic has a very negative impact on the tourism sector in the country. More than 30 million domestic tourists and more than 1.3 million foreign tourists visit the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand annually for tourism, but the recent covid-19 epidemic has also affected it badly.
However the good thing is that apart from all this, the Uttarakhand government is working towards turning the covid-19 disaster into an opportunity.
Tourism Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Uttarakhand Tourism Development Center, Dilip Jawalkar, said during a session, “covid-19 crisis in the world in 2020.
The Union Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has organized the third India Tourism Mart – The Travel Trade jointly with the Federation of Associations in India Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH).
It is a mega virtual event, which aims to revive the tourism industry in India after the covid-19 crisis. For the first time, this three-day event will be attended by people from all over the world. Exhibitors will be from India in this program.
Auli: A Beautiful Tourist Place
Auli is a beautiful ski resort and hill station in the Himalayan mountains, located in Uttarakhand. Thousands of tourists visit here every year from the end of December to the end of March. Auli is also internationally known for its ski slopes. Its altitude is 2,800 to 2,900 meters above sea level.
Dilip Jawalkar, says, “We are proud to have Auli in our state and we want to get the most out of it. Although the snow does not remain frozen for long. We are trying to artificially make ice, But it is not enough to host the event. We have had to cancel national skiing events due to low snow before that.”
The tourism secretary further said, “On the basis of my interactions with the central government and allies, I can say that everyone is committed to reviving tourism at a rapid pace. It is also important that the state governments ensure security skills development To play a more active role in promoting and promoting it internationally.”
Apart from the ‘Natural and Responsible Tourism in India’ event held yesterday, other live sessions under Leadership Conclave such as – ‘Future Competitiveness of Package Tourism in India’, ‘Indian Cuisine – The Emerging Balance of Power and Test’, ‘Joyce of Indian Journey’ – Safe and Seamless Travel ‘and’ Conventional Hospitality and the Balance of Alternative Housing ‘were also organized.