Lockdown Travellers whose trips were cancelled likely to get credit note of total amount paid
| Tuesday | 30th June, 2020
Kolkata: Three associations of tourism stakeholders in Bengal have decided that travellers and agents who paid for a trip that later got cancelled because of the lockdown and COVID -19 pandemic will get a credit note for the full amount with one-year validity.
So, if a tourist had booked for a package that was scheduled to start from June 15 , 2020 he may avail thesame package within June 15, 2021.
Sandipan Ghosh, general secretary EHTTOA it has been decided that the operators may also adjust alternative package as per preference of the tourist to the best extent possible.
The particular person who has booked the package will have to give reference of his relative or friend who will be availing the same," Ghosh added.
A hotelier in Siliguri regretted that the Centre which has announced relief packages for the pandemic and the lockdown has made no allotment for the tourism industry.
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