May 16: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along with Nepal Chapter of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is all set to organise 'Himalayan Travel Mart 2018' in Kathmandu from June 1. The three day event is being organised with an objective to improve the overall tourism of Nepal by promoting the country as a Himalayan destination.
The organisers informed that delegates from different countries including tourism entrepreneurs, media persons and bloggers from Europe, North America, South America, Australia, Russia, New Zealand, Asia and Middle East will be participating in the event.
PATA Nepal's Chairman Sunil Shakya said that the mart will be fruitful for achieving its goal to bring 5 million tourists to the country by 2030. He added, "Nepal is the world's most preferred destination for adventure tourism. Nepal's tourism can be flourish only if it is promoted."
NTB's CEO Dipak Raj Joshi said the event will contribute in tourism promotion of Nepal.
This is the second edition of the mart and the estimated cost of organising the event is around Rs 50 million.