85% fall in tourist traffic in Uttarakhand: ASSOCHAM

The June flood disaster in Uttarakhand has badly hit the tourism, the largest employment providing sector in the hill state, causing a steep fall of 85 per cent in tourist traffic.

While the ‘char dhams’ may take years to recover from the damages caused by the natural calamity, even places like Mussoorie and Nainital that did not have to bear the brunt of the disaster have witnessed a steep decline of 75 per cent in tourist traffic post the June floods with fear-stricken visitors cancelling their trips to these tourist hotspots, says a study by ASSOCHAM Social Development Foundation (ASDF).¬†

Full report here Economic Times 


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