Very few advance hotel booking for the summer tourist season is worrying hoteliers in Himachal who believe continuing IPL matches and upcoming Lok Sabha elections will put their impact on the tourism till May 23. Peak summer tourist season in Himachal begins in mid-April and lasts till June end. As most hotels remain fully occupied

MANALI/SHIMLA: Peak winter months of Himachal — December and January — have passed but neither the water taps were found frozen nor did the residents feel the biting cold as it used to be earlier. For many, this is one of the pleasant winters they have ever had. Tourists enjoy skiing after fresh snowfall in