Grand Hyatt collaborates with Bahria Town to open 4 hotels in Pakistan

The brands, Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency have partnered with the management of Bahria Town to launch 4 hotels in Pakistan. The hotels would be opened in the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad besides establishing in Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi. The ownership of all 4 hotels will be with Bahria Town, which is Pakistan’s largest and one of Asia’s top real-estate company. Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Development – Europe, Africa,

International Ferry Service to be launched in Pakistan

Minister of Ports and Shipping, Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo conducted a meeting on Tuesday under the supervision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif where discussions were held to finalize the requirement for the certification to launch a ferry service in Pakistan on both domestic and international grounds. The representatives of foreign affairs, interior, defense and narcotics control along with anti-narcotics and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) attended this meeting. The Secretary

Spanish woman explains her fascinating tale of visiting Pakistan

Clara Arrighi, a Spanish woman recently visited Pakistan even though she did not want to. Her views before and after visiting the country had a 360 degree change. Before visiting Pakistan, she stated in her Facebook post: “When I was told I was going to Pakistan I started to think about all the reasons not to go, how to convince my office not to send me. I did not want

Domestic tourists bring massive boost for PTDC Motels during summer

Motels in Murree and other northern areas of Pakistan are in massive demand from the start of the summer. Subsequently, PTDC Motels are earning huge profits since the start of the summer season this year. The summer and winter seasons attract a lot of visitors in the northern parts of Pakistan. This time it is no different as the Motels are booked by tourists. There has been an enormous rise

An upsurge of 25% is observed in tourists during current season: PTDC

According to an official of PTDC, more than one million tourists visited northern areas this year. The tourists, included both domestic and foreign nationals, visited the northern parts of Pakistan during the current season. The primary reason of the upsurge in the adventure tourism is improved security state in that area. Manager Policy and Promotion of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), Mukhtar Ali stated: “The ratio of tourists increased by

Pakistan witnessing an increase in Chinese tourists

Chinese tourists are finding Pakistan an interesting place to spend their leisure time. According to a latest report, the number of tourism visa applications submitted by Chinese citizens has increased by 37 times during the first half of 2016. These figures show their increasing enthusiasm in visiting Pakistan lately. A leading online travel agency in China named Ctrip stated that Chinese tourists have matured in their choices. Thus, adding more

Possibilities to promote tourism in Pakistan are enormous, says PTDC

According to an official of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), Pakistan has great potential to promote tourism in Pakistan. There are no second thoughts that Pakistan is blessed with cultural diversity, fascinating sceneries, stunning landscapes and geo-strategic position. All these ingredients indicate that Pakistan has tremendous potential for promoting tourism by virtue of its rich history. While talking to Associated Press of Pakistan (APP), the official stated that Pakistan is

Lakes, Lore and Legend

The northern areas of Pakistan are home to resplendent valleys and picturesque lakes, and the majesty of these is bound to get the locals’ creative juices flowing. Below are a few of the tales associated with the breathtaking lakes; some stories are mythical, others true.   Jheel Saif ul Muluk Jheel Saif ul Muluk is located at the northern end of the Kaghan Valley, near Naran. It is one of the

Wiki loves Earth while Pakistanis love Photography

I had no qualms that we Pakistanis have grown into a selfie loving nation lately but it seems that some of us have taken it to a level above. It was indeed an achievement for Pakistan to not only participate in an international photography competition organized by Wikimedia Foundation, a Non profit organization based in California, but also win the best international picture title in 2015. The awarded natural monument

Zenith Irfan: A motivating tale of Pakistani girl and her motorcycle diary

Peeeeeeeeeeep peeeep. . . ! Please get a side as Zenith Irfan has broken all the stereotypes by proving her strength through adventurous and courageous initiative to fulfill her (late) father’s wish to travel across Pakistan on motorcycle. 21-year old daring motorcyclist, Zenith Irfan, traveled across Pakistan on her motorcycle to shrug off all the doubts about ‘is there anything woman can’t do?’ Last year in June, she decided to