PAKISTAN TOURISM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

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Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC)

Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) was incorporated on March 30, 1970, under the repealed Companies Act 1913 (now the Companies Ordinance, 1984) as a Public Corporation Limited by shares.

PTDC is owned by the Government of Pakistan (99.75% share). The Principal objective of the corporation is to promote and develop tourism in Pakistan.

MANAGEMENT

PTDC is governed by its Board of Directors. A maximum of 22 Directors can be on the Board. The Minister Incharge is the Ex-Officio Chairman and the Secretary Incharge is the Vice Chairman of the Board. The managing Director is the Chief Executive and also the Principal Reporting Officer to the Board.

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VISION

The Vision is to develop the tourism sector as a national priority in a sustainable and acceptable manner, taking full advantage of regional and international trends and developments so that it can significantly contribute to the improvement of quality of life in Pakistan whilst promoting the country’s culture and natural heritage.

MISSION

To create an enabling environment for Pakistan’s tourism industry by providing world-class facilities that commensurate with our rich cultural heritage, rare archaeological treasures, and exquisite environmental beauty in close partnership and coordination between the public and the private sector while preserving and protecting our cultural and moral values and projecting tourist-friendly image of the country.

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OBJECTIVES

  • Projection of Pakistan as a tourist friendly destination.
  • Marketing of Pakistan’s tourist products in tourist generating markets (at home & abroad)
  • To act as a catalyst in encouraging the private sector to play active role in tourism promotion & development.
  • Development of tourist infrastructure and services within the country
  • Promotion of Domestic tourism.

PTDC FUNCTIONS THROUGH ITS FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS AND SUBSIDIARIES

DEPARTMENTS

1. TOURISM INFORMATION CENTERS

PTDC is providing tourist information, facilitation, and publications to tourists through its 18 Tourist Information Centres located within the country.

2. MARKETING / PUBLICITY & PROMOTIONS

  • Production of tourist literature
  • Distribution of tourist literature through TICs, PIA offices, travel agents, tour operators, hoteliers, Pakistan missions abroad etc.
  • Advertising in domestic and foreign media.
  • Participation in international conventions, fairs, exhibitions, workshops etc. independently or in conjunction with tour operators, airlines and hoteliers

3. PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT & ENGINEERING

To plan and execute tourism development projects within the country.

4. PERSONNEL & ADMINISTRATION

5. FINANCE & ACCOUNT

SUBSIDIARIES

PTDC Motels North (Pvt.) Ltd.

PTDC Motels North (Pvt.) Ltd. was incorporated in 1977 as wholly owned subsidiary of PTDC under the repealed Companies Act 1913 (Now the Companies Ordinance, 1984) to operate motels, resorts and restaurants constructed under PSDP grants. It is governed by its Board of Directors with MD PTDC as its Chairman. PTDC Motels North (Pvt.) Ltd. has 35 motels and 4 restaurants all over Pakistan. All restaurants and 10 motels have been closed down since 2020. A strategy is in progress to lease out these properties to private sector.

PTDC Motels South (Pvt.) Ltd.
Associated Hotels of Pakistan (AHP)
Pakistan Tours (Pvt.) Ltd (PTL)

Contact Details

Address: Ground Floor, Kohsar Block Pak Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Tel: 051-9212824

Email: info@tourism.gov.pk

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OFFICIAL WEBSITE

To Know More About PTDC Please Visit Its Official Website

www.tourism.gov.pk