Director Tourism Kashmir, Mahmood A Shah, received the award on Thursday at function at Taj Hotel, Delhi with Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Jitendra Singh, being the chief guest.
Gulmarg has been rated as the best adventure destination owing to its unique and unmatched beauty particularly during winter months when it is carpeted with white snow. Adventure lovers from across the globe visit Gulmarg for skiing, snowboarding, ice-staking besides enjoying unparalleled beauty.
Owing to its numerous world class features, Holiday IQ voted Gulmarg as the best winter destination on the basis of ratings by over 12 million travelers who are logging in every month through the Holiday IQ site and the app.
On the occasion, the Director Tourism Kashmir said Gulmarg is the main unique selling proposition (USP) for Kashmir which attracts millions of travelers from across the globe.
He said that the Department of Tourism is also making vigorous campaigns through road shows and travel marts to attract travelers to Kashmir.
Among others, Founder & CEO HolidayIQ.com Hari Nair and Managing Director Facebook India Umang Bedi were also present on the occasion.