Overview

The Department of Tourist Services (DTS) is regulator for tourist services related to Islamabad and Gilgit Baltistan. Its main function is to regulate the Hotel and Travel Trades which includes Hotels, Restaurants, Travel Agents, Tour Operators and Tourist Guides. The Department is implementing the following three Acts and the Rules framed thereunder:

 

1

The Pakistan Hotels & Restaurants Act, 1976 and Rules, 1977

2

Travel Agencies Act, 1976 & Rules 1977

3

Tourist Guides Act, 1976 and Rules, 1996

 
It registers and grant licenses to hotels, restaurants, travel agencies and tourist guides through these acts.

 

 

Vision

A valued and trusted lead regulator in hospitality and travel trade

 

Mission

To develop and promote a conducive regulatory environment in travel and hospitality sector

 

Objective

To make Islamabad a model hospitality city