Concern at hartals affecting tourism

Expressing concern at frequent hartals in the State, tourism stakeholders have sought the intervention of Union Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alphons to spare the sector from hartals.

Over half-a-dozen hartals in the tourist season have affected the sector. The itinerary in Ernakulam and nearby districts of over 1,000 high-end cruise ship tourists from the UK is in doldrums owing to Friday’s hartal.

Hartals have sent a wrong message to cruise operators, and they may think twice before calling at any Indian port henceforth, said a tour operator.

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