Delhi‘s three boating amenities will quickly have boats formed like automobiles, aeroplanes, and even crocodiles to catch the fancy of visitors, officers mentioned on Friday.
In accordance with officers, the “new and enticing” boats will give a push to tourism within the metropolis because it gears as much as host the G20 Summit in September.
The Delhi authorities can also be planning to accumulate motor boats for pleasure rides on the three amenities — Boat Membership at Krishi Bhawan-Rafi Marg close to Rajpath, Boat Membership at Maan Sing Street, India Gate and Bhalswa Lake, Close to Mukarba Chowk.
“At current, we’ve got round 80 boats at these amenities, however a number of of them are are outdated. We’re shopping for 10 new and enticing boats formed like geese, planes, crocodiles, and automobiles,” an official mentioned.
“It will increase the revenues of the boating amenities as they may entice extra guests,” the official mentioned.
It’ll additionally give a push to tourism within the metropolis forward of the G20 Summit, he added.
The division plans to switch its current fleet of outdated boats with new ones in a gradual method.
“This month, 10 boats will come. Slowly, we are going to exchange all of the boats. All the brand new boats are pedal boats. We will even introduce motor boats shortly,” the official added.
Requested if there could be any change within the fees for boating in any respect three websites, the official mentioned: “As of now, there are not any such plans.”
The Delhi authorities had not too long ago urged the Archaeological Survey of India to permit the “restart” of cruising within the lake at Purana Qila as it will “add attraction” to the nationwide capital throughout the go to of G20 delegates.
Delhi Tourism provided leisure boating on the Previous Fort (Purana Qila) lake since 1991. Nevertheless, boating was suspended after the division’s settlement with the ASI led to 2016.
India will host the G20 leaders’ summit in New Delhi on September 9 and 10.
To advertise tourism, the Delhi authorities has taken a number of initiatives corresponding to roping in social media influencers, upgrading the tourism division web site, and teaming up with the archaeology division and cab aggregators amongst others.
Magazines highlighting vacationer hotspots throughout Delhi have been made out there at metropolis motels whereas brochures are additionally being printed, the official mentioned.
This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Solely the headline has been modified.
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