Shillong: The Meghalaya government on Monday has decided to reopen tourism for tourists from outside the state starting December 21, 2020.
Taking to Twitter, Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma tweeted, “We are reopening Tourism in Meghalaya for tourists from outside the State from 21st Dec, 2020. To ensure the safety of everyone, registration through the @meghtourism app is made mandatory & SOPs are put in place.”
Tourist places have been opened for local tourist since October 16. Strict safety, sanitization and all COVID-19 protocols were enforced. The government also instructed all tourist destinations to follow strict adherence to social distancing protocols issued by the Health and Family welfare department.
The first move taken by the state to reopen tourist destination was in September. The government had announced the reopening of Wards Lake, Elephant Falls and Lum Nehru Park for local tourists only.