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Final yr Kashmir surpassed Switzerland as probably the most Googled vacation spot of the world, reveals the Google knowledge.
As per information company—Kashmir Information Observer (KNO), in 2023, Kashmir was one among the many prime 10 on-line searched locations of the world.
Within the listing of probably the most Googled designation of the world final yr, Kashmir stood at quantity six, simply after Thailand, which acquired most searches than the valley.
Switzerland stays a perennial favorite amongst vacationers and lovers worldwide.
This shift in on-line search habits highlights the curiosity of the globetrotters to discover the valley of Kashmir, which is usually in contrast with Switzerland.
Within the variety of most Googled locations of the yr 2023, Vietnam topped adopted by Goa on the second spot.
Bali and Sri Lanka ranked at third and fourth spot, respectively within the listing of probably the most Googled locations of the world in 2023.
Thailand acquired the fifth rank adopted by the valley of Kashmir at sixth place.
Coorg acquired the seventh rank for being Googled by most customers final yr adopted by Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Italy and Switzerland acquired the ninth and tenth rank within the listing of most Googled locations of the world in 2023.
Tourism in Kashmir has seen an uptick, with travellers more and more drawn to the distinctive mix of pure magnificence and historic significance the area affords.
Given the distinctive curiosity of individuals in exploring Kashmir, the valley final yr has witnessed a major enhance within the move of vacationers.
Greater than two crores vacationers visited the valley this yr with the variety of overseas arrivals too exhibiting an uptick, as per officers.
Journey brokers claimed the revival of overseas tourism this yr will additional promote Kashmir globally.
“This yr, we witnessed overseas vacationers visiting Kashmir in bulk numbers from international locations together with Thailand, Europe and the Gulf. Since winter largely attracts vacationers, we’re hopeful to witness an extra uptick in overseas arrivals in January, February and March,” mentioned Umar Ahmad, a journey agent—(KNO)
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