Pakistan Tours Limited was established as tour operating agency, wholly owned by PTDC, in 1971 and was incorporated under the Companies Ordinance. Its functions were earlier limited to Karachi being the Head Office. In 1986, it was decided by the PTDC to extend the functions of PTL and its Head office transferred to Flashman’s Hotel Rawalpindi. PTL has its own Board of Directors.
Pakistan Tours Limited is not only performing commercial business but at the same time also actively participate in promotional activities / promotion of tourism in the country like operating Familiarization Tours, Cleaning Expeditions, Tourism Conferences and other Tourism related functions / activities.