Despite slowdown in the economy, the hospitality industry in India is reporting a significant revival in occupancy rates and the tourism trade is expecting over 20 lakhs tourists to make voyage to renowned tourist destinations of North India, followed by South for Christmas & New Year celebrations, reveals the ASSOCHAM latest survey.
The preferred destinations include – Shimla, Kinnaur, Lahaul and districts of Spiti, Chamba, Kangra, Mandi, Nainital, Kullu, Manali, Massourie, Dalhousie, Kufri, Kashmir valley in winters with snowfall being the main attraction. Rajasthan, as always, will remain a favourite and places like Udaipur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner etc will see a mix of domestic and foreign tourists. Besides, the top destinations in south would include Ooty, Mysore, Pondicherry, Rameshwaram and Goa, Mahabaleshwar in west, according to just concluded survey conducted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).
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