TOURISTS THRONG BIKANER, INDUSTRY REPORTS GROWTH
Bikaner: The tourism industry hit by the pandemic is picking up pace and people associated with the industry are looking up to domestic tourists. Although foreign tourists are not seen in large numbers, domestic tourists’ footfall is likely to cross last year’s data. The Camel Fair in Bikaner is of world fame. Besides, the thousands of havelis and sand dunes are also attracting tourists. Statistics of tourists visiting Bikaner Statistics show that until August this year, the number of tourists visiting Bikaner is more than the number of tourists in the entire 2021. However, guides say that now foreign tourists are traveling more on the Golden Triangle. Their focus is New Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. “Tourism business was hit badly, so now our expectations are high,” said a guide. CM Ashok Gehlot has given industry status to the tourism business in Raj. Krishna Kumar, Deputy Director of Tourism, says that this year arrival of foreign tourists has also increased.