ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) would develop Helipad at Rawal Lake View Point to start mini air safari in Islamabad. While talking to media proactive PTDC Managing Director Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor expressed the hope that in near future Pakistan will be one of the top tourists destination of the world.
Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor said PTDC is planning to participate in all international tourism events including travel exhibitions & travel Marts in collaboration with Provincial tourism organizations, airlines, hoteliers and tour operators which not only creates awareness about Pakistan but also results in increase of tourist influx to the country.
“To increase number of rooms in existing PTDC Motels, we have contacted manufacturers of prefabricated structure and soon new rooms will be added in Naran, Ayubia and other prominent motels,” he said.
He further added that it is need of time that all relevant government and private organizations to join hand for making this industry the major earner for Pakistan.
He told the media that 30 kanals of land has been allotted to PTDC for construction of tourist facilities in Naltar. An amusement park and golf courses spreading over 25 acres to be built in Shakarparian soon with the assistance of Vega.
He told that Vega’s Information Technology Department will develop an Online Reservation System for PTDC Motels where customers can make online reservations. It will also provide sponsorship for Islamabad City Bus Tour for its decorations.
“In this regard, we have launched many projects including City Tour Bus Service, making of documentary films, upgradation of existing facilities and setting up new tourism projects in Islamabad and other parts of the country,” he added. To increase the number of rooms at existing PTDC motels, “We have contacted manufacturers of prefabricated structure and soon new rooms will be added in Naran, Ayubia and other prominent motels,” he added.