Entrepreneur Anand Mahindra recently tweeted a video of a record number of Americans spotted in the national park.
The chairman of the Mahindra Group said that Americans, as well as Indian tourists, have a strong desire to travel. “The rush for freedom is a global phenomenon,” he mentioned.
"We have been condemning the Indian vacationers in Manali and other hill stations. We should acknowledge that this rush for ‘freedom’ and reconnecting with the outdoors is a global phenomenon…."Tweeted by the businessman.
In New York Times video, a record number of Americans are seen in national parks, often leading to long queues and overcrowded facilities.
Mahindra recently posted a picture of a busy Manali saying it was agitating
Mahindra had mentioned that "Yes, alarming. But it's evidence of a possible post-Covid trend: The pandemic highlighted the fragility and unpredictability of life. People are living FOR the moment. We all want to see more and do more ASAP. We are becoming NOW consumers. Kal ho naa ho?".
In recent years, tourists have visited major tourist destinations such as Mussouri, Kempti Fall, Nainital, Haridwar and Rishikesh. Several videos that went viral show tourists breaking Covid rules by refusing to wear masks and maintaining social distancing.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed concern that people travel through the hills and markets without masks.
Due to the influx of tourists, the provincial governments of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have introduced strict regulations to ensure that all tourists strictly adhere to coronavirus standards.
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