Nepal has been chosen as the next venue for the International Tourism Summit of the United Federation of Travel Agents (UFTA). The Summit is scheduled to take place in November 2009. Nepal beat Bulgaria and Belgium for this coveted opportunity.
The decision has been taken considering the popularity of Nepal as a unique and one of the best tourist destinations in the world. Hundreds of travel agencies of 79 different countries are member of UFTA, which operates as the umbrella organization of international travel agents.
The summit will be participated by over 200 international travel agents and will be held in coordination with Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA). Nepal is all prepared to host the summit with elaborate programs and festivals.