Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM), a three-day expo of Pakistan and international travel and tourism held at Karachi Expo Center, Karachi, organized by Landmark Communications in collaboration with Government of Sindh.
Besides all provinces of Pakistan including tourism boards of Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, a large number of international travel and tourism companies from UAE, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, China, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Japan, Azerbaijan, Qatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sri Lanka and Malaysia have also participated in the Pakistan Travel Mart.
The major participating companies in the expo were Shaheen Airlines, Hashoo Hotels, PIA, TAAP, HOAP, Bukhari Group, Universal Insurance, DOTW Pakistan, Qatar Airways, Meezab Group, Serena Hotels, Serene Air, Turkish Airlines, Travelport, Polani Group etc. The PTM 2017 was received well by visitors from Travel, Tourism, Hospitality, Aviation and Cargo sectors.
Mr. Syed Mohammad Ali Hamdani, CEO Pakistan Travel Mart shared his vision and objectives behind Pakistan Travel Mart, and how the event will contribute towards development of Travel and Tourism industry of Pakistan and image building of nation.
The event also featured performances from cultural troupes from Thailand, KPK and Gilgit Baltistan. There was a Hospitality Conference on day two and a Malaysian Tourism Conference on day three of expo, attended by a number of dignitaries, higher officials, political figures and media personnel.
The propose and core perspective of the Conferences were to promote Tourism & Hospitality industry, creating business avenues and the strategies to be designed to overcome the challenges being faced by the industry.