PTDC to establish tourist resorts in Naltar, Mansehra, Haripur

TourismPTDC to establish tourist resorts in Naltar, Mansehra, Haripur

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) is planning to construct tourist resorts at Naltar Valley, Mansehra, Haripur and Tarbela.

An official of PTDC told the state-run news agency that these new places would attract more tourists from across the country and abroad, adding that the new tourist resorts would help increase tourism flow in the country.

He said PTDC had recently launched a new website,, for online booking of hotels and motels, adding that people had started to contact PTDC hotels and motels for advance booking of rooms to avoid rush.

He said the PTDC’s initiative to introduce `Pakistan Tourism Friends Club’ for the promotion of tourism had been received warmly, adding that at present around 3,000 people had got themselves enrolled to enjoy the announced facilities.

He said objective of introducing the club was to promote tourism activities and provide better tourist facilities at affordable rates to members.

He said the corporation was organizing handicraft bazaar at its main motels across the country. Tourist Facilitation Centres in Islamabad, Gilgit, Karachi and Nankana Sahib have been established at a cost of Rs. 103.754 million, he added.

“Public response has been encouraging. Most of the people are approaching PTDC forbooking rooms in Naran, Saidu Sharif, Kalam and Miandam,” he said.

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