Tourism

List of Embassies and Consulates in Karachi

May 13, 2022

With evolving global relationships, embassies and consulates play a major role in strengthening ties between any two countries.  An embassy is the representative of a particular country in a foreign country. Working under a diplomatic mission, the embassy aims at achieving certain goals in the host country. The following are[...]
PM Imran Khan highlights tourism potential in Pakistan at WEF

PM Imran Khan highlights tourism potential in Pakistan at WEF

January 24, 2020

DAVOS: Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Switzerland, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his government’s policy to ‘partner with peace’ saw an instantaneous effect on the perception of Pakistan as a tourist destination. The premier was referring to reports released recently by renowned publications such as Wanderlust,[...]

Pakistan listed among Forbes best ‘under-the-radar trips of 2020’

January 8, 2020

ISLAMABAD: With the extensive efforts made by the incumbent government to highlight the tourism potential of Pakistan, the country has now been listed among “10 best under-the-radar-trips” by Forbes magazine, which is a testament to Pakistan’s resurgence as a go-to travel destination in 2020. Forbes magazine, in its round-up, titled[...]
PM hails promising potential of tourism in Pakistan

PM hails promising potential of tourism in Pakistan

December 30, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Just days after Conde Nast Traveller declared Pakistan the top holiday destination for 2020, Wanderlust – another renowned travel magazine based in the UK – not only included Pakistan in its 2020 Hot List, but also separately published a list of various ‘breathtaking’ natural wonders of the country. The[...]
32km long Bahrain-Kalam road nears completion, says NHA

32km long Bahrain-Kalam road nears completion, says NHA

December 16, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Tourists and residents of Upper Swat may soon have cause to rejoice as the long-awaited reconstruction of the Bahrain-Kalam road, which was destroyed by heavy floods in 2010, enters its final stages. According to a National Highway Authority (NHA) official, construction work on the 32 kilometre long road had[...]
Italy ready to promote sustainable tourism in Pakistan

Italy ready to promote sustainable tourism in Pakistan

November 14, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Italy assures of technical and financial assistance for promoting sustainable tourism in Pakistan aiming to aid in countering specific social issues. This was said in a meeting between the Italian Ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo and Chairman National Tourism Coordination Board (NTCB) Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari on Wednesday. The[...]
Work on Babusar Top tunnel to start next year

Work on Babusar Top tunnel to start next year

November 6, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Construction of the Babusar Top tunnel connecting Kaghan Valley to Chilas, Gilgit Baltistan will start as soon as funds for the project are allocated in the next budget, said a senior official of the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan. While the existing Babusar Pass serves the same[...]
Emulation of China’s ‘Rural Tourism’ model recommended

Emulation of China’s ‘Rural Tourism’ model recommended

November 3, 2019

LAHORE: In a bid to introduce new concepts in Pakistan tourism, the Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) has suggested following China’s footsteps to promote ‘Rural Tourism’ in the country. China has been following its rural revitalising strategy since 2017, which is not only easing the stranglehold[...]
Pakistan’s tourism industry to receive a $100mn boost from US investors

Pakistan’s tourism industry to receive a $100mn boost from US investors

October 25, 2019

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of US investors has announced during their recent visit to Pakistan that they will invest $100 million in the country’s tourism sector. The announcement was made on Thursday during a meeting between the delegation of US investors and Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Ali Amin[...]

317% rise in tourist traffic observed in the last 5 years, Gallup Pakistan

September 30, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s cultural sites have seen a massive increase of 317% in tourist traffic in the last five years, with nearly 95% attributed to Punjab. Gallup Pakistan, a research organisation affiliated with Gallup International Association, in their recent report Cultural Heritage and Museum Visits in Pakistan, has inferred that tourism[...]