KP sees a significant rise in the incoming of international tourists
A delegation from Canadian Embassy Islamabad visited the archaeological sites in Takhtbhai and showed a keen interest in the historical sites of Gandhara Civilization.
The officials of the KP Archive Department have briefed the delegates about the historical importance of archeological remains. The details of international tourists arriving were also revealed.
Canadian Diplomat also praises the Pakistan tourism:
During their visit, the Canadian delegates praised Pakistan tourism and considered Pakistan as an attractive tourist country. They said that Pakistan is a peaceful and beautiful country, its people are loving and generous.
KP’s plan to attract more international visitors by promoting tourism at international forums:
Many international tourists have started visiting Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and under the KP’s 100 days plan, the massive increase has been noted in the number of international tourists. KP government is aimed to make Khyber Pakhtunkhwa the best place for international tourists.
Mobile App to attract more tourists:
The department of tourism and archaeology in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has launched a mobile app for guiding international tourists. This effort would attract more tourists and visitors to the province.
Here is how the App would help the tourists:
All information regarding the tour; booking, tracking, hotels, restaurants and tourists resorts would be stored in the app. It will then help the tourists to select their desired location. Before leaving home, tourists can check the app for the details.
KP government is taking remarkable steps to boost archeological, adventure and cultural tourism for international and domestic tourists.
The Kalash festival:
The international tourists appreciated the Kalash festival also. They said that it is very unique and discovering Kalash’s culture is an interesting thing to do and they loved it. They said that tourists from other countries should also visit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for a beautiful and peaceful experience.
Development of the locals with tourism:
Tourism in Pakistan is growing day by day. In 2018, Pakistan has been ranked as the world’s top adventure travel destination. Pakistan is famous as one of the friendliest country in the world. From natural beauty to cultural diversity, Pakistan owns everything.
Historically, naturally and culturally, Pakistan has so much to offer. It is a huge potential to be a favorite tourist country and also to develop economic and social gains.
Economic benefits of interntional tourists arriving:
For many years, the tourism sector has been the main source of income in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Foreign tourists visit the regions of KP and explore spectacular views of the province.
According to the reports from the Travel and Tourism Council, the contribution of tourism to Pakistan’s GDP in 2015 was $328.3million.
In 2016, it was $7.6billion. By 2025, the government expects that tourism and travel would contribute Rs1trillion to the Pakistan economy.
The growth in the tourism sector is helpful in foreign exchange. It can also provide job opportunities as the support from tourists would result in the creation of new jobs. Pakistan has invested a lot in the tourism sector and it will benefit the economy of Pakistan.
New business in the tourist market, development of tourism sites and promoting tourism campaigns collectively boost the economy of Pakistan.
Here is what the tourists say about Pakistan and KP
Tourists from France and Belgium have admired the beauty of Pakistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On asking, they said that they have visited Khyber Pakhtunkhwa many times. According to the tourists, Pakistan’s culture is very unique and authentic.