Anti-tourism elements debated: Addressing the ceremony, PTDC Managing Director Brig Amanullah, NHA Geberal Manager Tariq Mehmood Pirzada, Tourism Secretary Ali Arif and Richard Casting from South Africa highlighted different factors of climate changes affecting the tourism sector. They said tourism was a victim of climate change mainly due to global warming and lawlessness. They said climate change inflicted socio-economic stresses on tourists, often leading them to criminality.
Terming global warming worse than terrorism, the speakers said climate change had become a globally proved phenomenon. They also suggested different remedies to get tourism back to its place while fighting against adverse environmental changes. In this regard, they said, competent facilities for visitors should be enhanced and awareness programmes held globally….