Over 5m domestic tourists visited recreational destinations in country

Islamabad—Over 5 million domestic tourists travelled various parts of the country during the current season for liesure recreational purposes.
An official of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) told APP that an increase in number of domestic tourists has been witnessed as compare to last year.
He said PTDC has re-launched its summer tour packages and announced special rates for hotels, motels and resorts situated in the most tourist-attractive places in the country.
He said tourist traffic to Murree, Galiyat, Ayubia, Kaghan and Swat valley have considerably increased during 2015 and 2016, while Pakistani tourists are now visiting new destinations like Gilgit, Hunza, Fairy Meadows, Rama Lake, Chitral, Kalash and Shandur valleys as well.
PTDC will welcome development and operation of tourism projects in different parts of the country under a public private partnership programme.—APP

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