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Tourism business slumps as 21 day lockdown commences

NYOOOZ 2020-03-26 00:00:00

KOLKATA: Tour operators are in a fix after the three-week lockdown was imposed from Wednesday to fight Coronavi- rus in the country. "The entire Tourism sector is paralysed since March 22 as operation of domestic flights has been suspended from Tuesday midnight to check the spread of COVID-19. "Not only Shikarawalas or hotels in Kashmir but also the people associated with the Tourism sector are getting affected. Meanwhile, South Eastern Railway (SER) has suspended booking of tickets for journey period up to mid-April. He reiterated that e-ticketing facility for booking of reserved tickets for journey period after April 14, 2020, will be available online.