Nepal made its presence in India’s largest international Travel and Trade Fair held in Bombay Exhibition Centre from 8 to 10 February 2013. The grand event was also attended by over 900 travel and tourism exhibitors from 26 countries. Nepal remained one of the feature countries along with Canada, Philippines, Maldives, Egypt, Macau, Indonesia and Russia. Other countries in the fair were Bhutan, China, Dubai, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey and USA.
According to Nepal Tourism Board source, Nepal gave special focus on pilgrimage and soft adventure for Indian visitors on the event. Nepal Tourism Board quoted that during the tourism expo the large number of visitor inquired about Lord Pasupatinath Temple, Manakamana, Muktinath and other holy places in Nepal. Further, huge numbers of younger visitors were much more enthusiastic about soft adventure visit in Nepal.
“Meanwhile at the event Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) distributed its promotional collaterals such as traveler’s information, adventure attraction brochures, national parks, pilgrimage sites, posters on Pasupatinath Temple, Bhaktapur, Janaki Temple, Rara Lake, Mt. Everest, information and religious DVDs, and typical Nepalese souvenirs”, added NTB representative at the event.
Along with Nepal Tourism Board, the event was also attended by represented officer from nine other private tour and travel companies from Nepal. All the private companies were very much keen to promote their business among the huge number of visitors at the grand event.
Note: OTM is world’s leading travel show focused on outbound travel. It provides an annual opportunity for travel organizations from around the world to showcase their products to a large cross-section of travel trade and consumers in major target markets around the world.
TTF is India’s leading exhibition for the travel and tourism industry. Since 1989, it provides an annual opportunity for organizations from India and abroad to showcase their products and services to a large cross-section of the travel trade and consumers across major markets in India.