Mega Islamabad Tourism Festival continues to attract visitors particularly families

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Staff Reporter

Three-day mega Islamabad Tourism Festival continued to attract a large number of visitors particularly families as the local residents as well as the visitors from other adjoining areas of the federal capital on Saturday thronged F-9 park to enjoy the festival organized by Pakistan Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (PHPA) in collaboration with the Cutting Edge Group.

The festival was organized here aimed at boosting tourism in the country by opening doors for socio-economic growth, introduce the Asian Art, culture and food to the visitors, provide a platform for branding to the sponsors and help them build client connections.

The program has proved a good opportunity to render amusement to the locals through initiating an annual event in their calendars.

The festival has also provided a chance to attract overseas Pakistanis to invest in the country to uplift economy of the country and to stimulate adventure sports locally, showcasing opportunities of such ventures and to promote sustainable tourism and importance of eco-friendly sports.

According to the organizers, the festival has succeeded to attract the citizens and increase sustainable partnerships, new collaborations and organizational development.

The festival also helped improve destination marketing locally, nationally and internationally as it succeeded to get media attention and covered by local and international media.

Talking to media, a visitor Fahd said that Islamabad is one of the most beautiful cities of world as wide, tree-lined streets adorn the various sectors and zones of the city, guarded by the magnificent Margalla Hills making it more spectacular.

He felicitated the organizers of the event saying, it is a city that is bestowed with natural magnificence and landscape, diverse culture, astounding arts and crafts, luxurious cuisine and extraordinary music that was needed to be shared with the world.

To acknowledge its beauty, Pakistan Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association planned a festival that encompassed a wide range of events from adventure sports like Paragliding to a family event like Food Fest and colorful concert. The festival kicked off on Mar 5 to conclude on March 7.

The event is entitled, “Islamabad Tourism Festival” designed to showcase different Air Shows and adventure sports like Paragliding, Accuracy Landing, Wing Suite Flying, Trike Flying, Sky Diving and Power Para Gliding as part of Field Marshal Paragliding Championship.

It was an eye-catching evening as colorful paragliders from around the world floated in the skies of the federal capital.

Furthermore, this iconic event is being colored with vintage cars and bike roadshows, Horse Parade, Corporate and Educational Expos, Kids arena, Food Court, Concerts and much more.

According to the program, concerts have been arranged for three nights, March 5 to March 7 at F-9 Park and open for public.

Such a beautiful event has been organized to show a beautiful side of the country which has immense potential for tourism and is in line with the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s tourism vision.