Agra tourism takes a hit due to flight cancellations

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Agra, Apr 23 (ANI): Tourism in Uttar Pradesh's Agra city has been affected by international flight cancellations.

Sunil Gupta, CMD, Travel Bureau said that over 5000 tourists have cancelled their visits and there has been a loss of between Rs. 200 million to Rs. 500 million.

"In our organisation, in around three to four days, more than 40 groups of foreign tourists have been cancelled. The drivers, shopkeepers, hotels all are affected by their cancellations," Gupta added.

Hotels have also been affected tremendously.

"Approximately 500 rooms have been cancelled in April alone in this hotel because of this. And if you talk about the entire city, the other hotels...our members, so I think, around 3000 rooms have been cancelled in April alone. We have also collected this data because whenever there are cancellations, we discuss that why are they cancelling their rooms," said Rajeev Narayan, Vice President of Operations for JP Palace Hotel and Convention Centre. (ANI)

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