Thursday, September 29, 2011

Himachal Pradesh to announce special holiday package for senior citizens

My observation:
The concession is limited to a few couples and that too during Tourism
Week. Compare this with MP - details given earlier.
Should we not, however, be happy about the role of SCA in HP in this
context? -- PVM

Himachal Pradesh to announce special holiday package for senior citizens

SME News, Wednesday, Sep 28, 12:53:15 PM IST

SHIMLA: The state government will soon announce a special holiday
package for the senior citizens, providing a discount on room tariff
and food in state-run hotels and restaurants.

Mr Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister of the state, said, "The
Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation would offer a special tourism
package to 10 senior citizen couples besides providing rebate on room
tariff and food in its hotels and restaurants."

The minister announced the special holiday package while addressing a
state-level World Tourism Day function. The function was organised by
the state tourism department in association with the state chapter of
Age Care Association of India.

Mr Dhumal, who also holds the tourism charge, said that in the
previous year the state had attracted 13.2 million tourists which
includes 454,851 foreigners.

Currently, the state has 2,100 registered hotels with 23,000 rooms and
over 55,000-bed capacity. The destinations such as Shimla, Narkanda,
Sangla, Kasauli, Manali, Palampur, Dharamsala and Dalhousie are the
most demanded tourists places in the state.

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  3. It is very good package, will help the senior people to also enjoy vacation.Himachal pradesh is one of the wonderful place in India. It is also known as queen of Hill stations.It's amazing beauty is breathtaking. One should visit the place once in their lifetime.Himachal Tourism is the best

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