Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Expects 2.5 Million Tourists To Visit Gilgit-Baltistan in 2018

According to PakistanTourism Development Corporation that by the end of 2018 around 2.5 million domestic and foreign tourists expected to visit northern area Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).

Mooreover according to PTDC statistics  the arrival of tourists to the region tripled 1.78 million in 2017  including 6,212 foreign tourists and this contributed PKR300 million to the local economy.

Foreign tourists enchanted by the natural beauty, cultural and historical landmarks and hospitality of the GB people which made the area their place of choice. The recent influx, consistent with a rise in global tourism, follows the improvement in Karakorum Highway (KKH), stable peace conditions and publicity of the region through the fast-growing social and electronic media he added.

 

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