DTS to up facilities to tourists
PESHAWAR—Since up-gradation of the Tourist Services Wing of the Tourism Department to a full-fledged Directorate of Tourist Services (DTS), the entity has been effectively controlling and supervising the hotel and travel industry and other businesses related to tourism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The provincial government through three Acts after passing from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly strengthened the legal and administrative status of the DTS to ensure the quality of services and amenities to the tourists and regulate the hotels, restaurants and other businesses of tourism in the province.
The directorate through regulations would now have effective control on the hotel and travel industry and would make sure development of profession of travel agencies, hotels, restaurants and tourist guides to cater the best quality of services and facilities to the tourists visiting Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
However, after devolution process under the 18th Constitutional Amendment, the department came under the administrative control of government of Tourism Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as Tourist Services Wing and recently been declared as directorate with a new name of Directorate of Tourist Services, she remarked.
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