Raja Syed Rather
Srinagar, Mar 4: The tourism department of Kashmir on Saturday said more than one lakh tourists thronged the Kashmir Valley in the month of February alone and that they are hoping the number will increase in coming days.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of an event here, Director Tourism Kashmir, Fazlul Hafeez, said that the month of February alone recorded more than one lakh tourists in the Valley.
He said they are working on several methods and preparing for the upcoming tourist season so that number of tourists in the Valley will increase.
“We are working on scientific methods of calculating tourist numbers as this is the age of big data, so we collect data based on scientific methods. We collect data from registered and unregistered hotels also,” he said.
Director further said they have to ensure collecting of right data of tourist numbers, so it is important to collect the same on scientific methods.
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