Jaipur: Tourism in Rajasthan has slowed down due to Covid-19
The tourism sector in Rajasthan is getting momentum again after facing slow down due to the COVID 19. After the lockdown and other restrictions being relaxed now most of the tourist places in the state are buzzing with tourists. AIR correspondent reports that the state government opened its tourist destinations for tourists in June after the lockdown, but tourist footfalls remained low till September due to COVID. Tourism activities started getting momentum from October, which increased rapidly in November and December.
More than 2 lakh 33 thousand tourists have visited the forts, palaces and museums of the state so far in the current month. Director of the Department of Archeology and Museum Prakash Chandra Sharma told that the arrival of domestic tourists is increasing rapidly.
The Amber and Nahargarh Forts of Jaipur have been the first choice of tourists, besides these, tourists have also visited Chittorgarh Fort in large numbers. However, compared to last year, about 65 percent lesser tourists visited in December this year. Despite it, there is hope from the increasing number of tourists that the tourism industry will become free from the impact of Corona and will touch new heights in the coming days.