TRAVEL AND AVIATION CHANNELS

S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
(feedback@pgeconomist.com)
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Dec 3 - 9, 2012

INTERNATIONAL TOURIST ARRIVALS TO SOUTH ASIA MARKETS

COUNTRY 2008 2010 2011 2012
Bhutan 27,673 32,200 38,091 43,954
India 5,366,966 6,011,684 6,228,869 6,485,484
Maldives 683,012 687,055 742,206 790,519
Nepal 374,661 410,173 439,660 474,123
Pakistan 822,828 869,872 930,807 986,719
Sri Lanka 438,475 478,497 518,742 560,056
Note: The total set of arrivals is given in this table for south Asia in 2008 together with forecasts for 2010, 2011 and 2012.

WORLD TRAVEL & TOURISM
(Estimates & Forecasts)

WORLD 2011 USD BN (1) 2011 % OF TOTAL 2012 GROWTH (2) USD BN (1) 2022 % OF TOTAL GROWTH (3)
Direct contribution to GDP 1,972.8 2.8 2.8 3,056.2 3.0 4.2
Total contribution to GDP 6,346.1 9.1 2.8 9,939.5 9.8 4.3
Direct contribution to employment (4) 98,031 3.3 2.3 120,470 3.6 1.9
Total contribution to employment (4) 254,941 8.7 2.0 327,922 9.8 2.3
Visitor exports 1,170.6 5.3 1.7 1,694.7 4.3 3.6
Domestic spending 2,791.2 4.0 3.5 4,547.6 4.6 4.6
Leisure spending 3,056.9 4.4 3.1 4,853.8 4.8 4.4
Business spending 968.4 1.4 2.5 1,476.2 1.5 4.0
Capital investment 743.0 4.9 3.5 1,320.4 5.1 5.6
Note: (1) 2011 constant prices & exchange rates; (2) 2012 real growth adjusted for inflation (%); (3) 2012-2022 annualized real growth adjusted for inflation (%); (4) '000 jobs

MAJOR TOURIST SITES IN PAKISTAN

The Alamgiri Gate The Pakistan Monument
Mohenjo-daro Buddhist ruins
Ghadhara ruins The Chaukhandi Tombs
Lahore Fort & Shalamar Gardens The Mohatta Palace
Badshahi Mosque PTDC Motel
The mausoleum of Shah Rukn-e-Alam Faisal Mosque
Hanna Lake Kund Malir
The famous Khyber steam train safari Usho Swat valley
Ghabral Swat Valley Kunhar River
The Minar-e-Pakistan Noor Mahal (Diamond Palace)
The Katasraj temple The Karachi Port Trust Headquarters
The Faiz Mahal (Faiz Palace) Sukkur Barrage
The Pearl Continental (PC) hotel-Bhurban Murree & K2

TOURISM RECEIPTS OF PAKISTAN (US$ million)

YEAR 2008 2009 2010 2011
Tourism Receipts 316.0 269.0 255.8 250.9

ROAD DENSITY COMPARISON

COUNTRY ROAD DENSITY
Japan 3.07
France 1.62
Hungry 1.70
UK 1.62
Italy 1.04
India 1.00
USA 0.65
Spain 0.68
Malaysia 0.20
Pakistan 0.32
Brazil 0.23
Indonesia 0.17
China 0.15
Afghanistan 0.08

LENGTH OF ROAD (KM)

FISCAL YEAR HIGH TYPE LOW TYPE TOTAL
2001-02 148,877 102,784 251,661
2002-03 153,255 98,943 252,168
2003-04 158,543 97,527 256,070
2004-05 162,841 95,373 258,214
2005-06 167,530 91,491 259,021
2006-07 172,827 86,370 259,197
2007-08 175,000 84,038 259,038
2008-09 177,060 83,140 260,200
2009-10 180,910 79,850 260,760
2010-11 180,866 78,597 259,463
2011-12 (Jul-Mar ) 181,940 79,655 261,595

AIR NAVIGATION CHARGES
(Effective 1st January 2012)

MTOW (TONNES) USD PER KM
(A) FLIGHTS OVER FLYING THE TERRITORY OF PAKISTAN
5 to 40 0.44
41 to 120 0.58
121 to 150 0.66
Above 150 0.88
(B) INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT LANDING IN PAKISTAN
5 to 40 0.44
41 to 120 0.58
121 to 150 0.66
Above 150 0.88

EARNINGS OF PAKISTAN RAILWAYS (Rs. Mn)

FISCAL YEAR EARNING % CHANGE
2004-05 18,027 23.2
2005-06 18,184 0.9
2006-07 19,194 5.5
2007-08 19,973 4.1
2008-09 23,160 16.0
2009-10 21,886 -5.5
2010-11 18,612 -15.0
2011-12 (Jul-Mar) 9359.0 -

PAK: GROSS TOLL COLLECTION (Rs. mn) (July-Feb)

REVENUE SOURCE 2008-09 2009-10 INCREASE % CHANGES
Motorways 1332 1512 180 13.54
N-5 2300 3367 1066 46.35
Other Highways 810 1177 367 45.29
Total 4442 6056 1613 36.32

HOTELS IN PAKISTAN

FOUR STARS HOTELS
Best Western Hotel Islambad Hotel Crown Plaza Islamabad
Shalimar Hotel Rawalpindi Regent Plaza Hotel Karachi
Sunfort Hotel Lahore Leaders Inn Hotel Lahore
THREE STARS HOTELS
Sindbad Hotel Multan Carlton Tower Hotel Lahore
Envoy Continental Hotel Hotel Margala Islamabad
Four Seasons Hotel Dream Land Motel Islamabad
Islamabad Regency Hotel Pak Palace Hotel Islamabad
Hotel Crowne Plaza Lahore Quick Continental Hotel Lahore
Regency Inn Hotels Lahore Mehran Hotel Karachi
Days Inn Hotel Karachi Indus Hotel Hyderabad
Hotel Taj Palace Sialkot .
TWO STARS HOTELS
The Residency Hotel Lahore Beach Luxury Hotel Karachi
Hotel Grand Peshawar Laraib Inn Hotel Islamabad

CARGO HANDLED AT KARACHI PORT (000 Ton)

YEAR IMPORTS EXPORTS TOTAL
2006-07 23,329 7,517 30,846
2007-08 25,517 11,676 37,193
2008-09 25,367 13,365 38,732
2009-10 27,892 13,528 41,420
2010-11 28,589 12,843 41,432
2011-12 (Jul-Mar) 19,196 8,586 27,782