Pakistan tourism industry witness 100% growth: MD PTDC

Pakistan tourism industry witness 100% growth: MD PTDC

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) witnessed that 100 percent increase in number of domestic tourists during the current season as compare to previous year.

PTDC tourism initiatives in Pakistan

This year the percentage was witnessed to 65 percent which was a 100 percent to last year's 35 percent.

This year a comprehensive security plan was made to promote the sense of protection among the domestic and foreign tourists.

PTDC had decided to initiate certain steps to facilitate tourists and enhance the revenue generation of the Corporation by taking initiatives of security provision.

Talking to APP Managing Director Abdul Ghafoor said, "PTDC achieved its targets to promote domestic tourism.

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PTDC has increased security at all resorts including Murree, Galiyat, Ayubia, Kaghan, Swat Chitral, Kalash.

Elaborate measures were being taken to provide security to the foreign tourists visiting different parts of the country" he added.

He said current government was making earnest efforts to promote tourism sector and to reinstate the soft image of the country across the globe.

He said that tourist traffic to Murree, Galiyat, Ayubia, Kaghan and Swat valley have considerably increased during current year.

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While domestic tourists were now visiting new destinations like Gilgit, Hunza, Fairy Meadows, Rama Lake, Chitral,Kalash and Shandur valleys as well.