Pakistan ranked 121 out of 140 countries on Travel and Tourism Competitive Index 2019
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan was ranked 121 out of 140 countries on the Travel and Tourism Competitive Index 2019 released by the World Economic Forum on Thursday. The country was one of the least competitive in South Asia in terms of travel and tourism, claimed the report.
The low ranking indicated that Pakistan needed improvement to tourist service infrastructure, as well as international openness, safety and security, better health and hygiene, among other things, to move up in the World Economic Forum index.
However, the report also stated that Pakistan had made strides in human resources and labor market of the tourism industry, and identified Pakistan as one of the most improved countries in this area. Pakistan had price competitiveness as well, the authors of the report noted.