Tourism in U’khand worst hit by calamity

Tourism has been worst hit in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, with pilgrims fleeing the disaster-struck state and tourists cancelling their bookings.

May and June are considered peak season for tourism in the state with hotels registering 100% occupancy, but now, most wear a deserted look and several have also been washed away in the floods.

‘Every year, 23 to 24 lakh pilgrims arrive in the state for the Char Dham Yatra — Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The disaster has hit tourism badly.

Full report here Business Standard


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