The Impact of covid-19 on Rajasthan Tourism

Covid-19 cases in Rajasthan has now exceeded 160k and therefore, the sector which is most plagued by this pandemic is tourism sector. The Land of Kings being the middle of tourist spot has faced many difficulties for the last eight months and therefore, the situation can’t seem to induce any better.

Approximately 50 million national and 1.6 million international tourists visited Rajasthan in the year 2019 but because of covid-19 this number has been decreasing drastically.

Rajasthan tour and travels sector after covid-19

When the globe was the pandemic free the cities like JaipurJodhpurUdaipur, Jaisalmer and Kota used to be tourist most favorite and visited places but as the cases skyrocketed this footfall decreased day by day.

Even after various unlock stages one of the most reasons of that folks don’t seem to be visiting any places is Lack of Confidence.

Rajasthan is thought for its cultural heritage and due to lockdown various famous heritages like Chittorgarh fort, Kumbhalgarh fort, Ranthambore fort, Jaisalmer fort, Amber fort has been closed for public.

It has been an economic setback in the tourism industry. The trains, national and international flights are all at rest so how will the business resume when people are hesitant to travel.

Rajasthan new travel guideline

The state of Rajasthan has now announced new travel guidelines for tour and travel industry. These guidelines are especially for alleviating travel restriction. These inter and intra state guidelines encourage people to go to Rajasthan with more confidence.

Interstate and Intrastate guidelines

  • As per new guideline the buses can now start with 100% occupancy.
  • Buses and taxi are permitted to travel after proper sanitization before and after journey.
  • Intrastate services are permitted with the state’s mutual permission.
  • Inventory to Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi etc. also are enabled.
  • Passengers are going to be tested at the check posts at intrastate borders.
  • Passengers are required to show their personal identification for verification.

The pandemic has become an element of our way of life now, and that we should now learn to measure with it. With various government planning and a number of other measures being put into action for the daily wagers, tour and travel industry and plenty of other sectors, hopefully, after the lockdown, the economy will develop the pace, and Rajasthan tourism will another time start welcoming tourist.

Till then support the government, wear a mask, sanitize your hands, stay home, and stay safe!!


About Mahima Sharma

Mahima, a girl with great aspiration, lives in Udaipur which is a City of Lakes in Rajasthan. She is a gregarious person and an efficient multi-tasker. She handles creative website content writing and digital marketing aspects.

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