The Centre is working on forming a council to facilitate combined south tourism package for both domestic and international tourists. The council would help the southern states to actively engage in intra-regional offerings for tourists.
“The Union government is planning to hold consultations with the southern states to make it a reality,” said Chandana Khan, special secretary, government of Andhra Pradesh, here on Friday. However, the process would take time considering the various issues at stake like road taxes and state-specific laws.
Speaking at the inauguration of a three-day business-to-business (B2B) Travel and Tourism Fair, she said, “As tourism trade is a client-specific business, we’re approaching new opportunities by re-doing, modifying package offerings and better augmentation to stay competitive in the market.”
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