Himalayan Travel Mart 2018 concludes on positive note

Published On: June 4, 2018 04:23 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 4: Himalayan Travel Mart (HTM) 2018 concluded in Kathmandu on Sunday. 

The three-day travel mart saw participation of 52 buyers from 26 different countries and 52 sellers from Nepal, India, Bhutan, South Korea, Indonesia, Turkey and UAE, according to the organizers. 

One of the objectives of the event was building a sustainable road to five million visitors by 2030. Several speakers from different countries deliberated on the issue. Likewise, around 43 bloggers from 18 different countries participated in the event. All of them have provided an overall view of problems and solution for tourist destinations across the world. 

During the event, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, stressed on need for fostering cooperation between the government and the private sector for achieving economic prosperity through tourism. 

The organizers have claimed that HTM 2018 has succeeded in establishing Nepal as a destination for MICE tourism in the South Asia region. 

The event was organized by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) in association with the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, PATA Nepal Chapter, and Nepal Airlines Corporation, with support from a number of travel trade associations and private enterprises.

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