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Gulmarg Gondola earned Rs 108 cr in revenue in 2023

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Srinagar: Asia’s highest cable car project, locally known as Gulmarg Gondola, ferried one million tourists and earned a revenue of Rs 108 crore in 2023, officials said Thursday.  

“During the year passed by, more than a million tourists (10,13,458) enjoyed the rides of the Gondolas enabling the J&K Cable Car Corporation to earn a revenue of more than Rs 108 crore,” an official of the Tourism department said.  

The official said the figures were encouragingly higher than the 2022 figures, which stood at Rs 91 crore in revenue and 8.50 lakh tourist rides.

The J&K Cable Car Corporation runs and manages the Gulmarg Gondola, considered the flagship attraction of Kashmir tourism.

It is possibly India’s most popular ropeway, and at a height of 14,000 ft, Asia’s highest operating cable car.

Managing Director, J&K Cable Car Corporation, Raja Yaqoob appealed to tourists to book tickets online to save time and avoid falling prey to black marketers.

Yaqoob promised even better facilities in the days to come and appealed to tourists to adhere to the timings mentioned in the ticket to avoid any inconvenience.

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