Tourism in Nepal is picking up. It’s high time that some event which would create buzz in regional level was organized in the country. Himalayan Travel Mart 2017 is that occasion country waited for quite long.

Nepal is geographically placed at the core of Himalayas. So, organizing Himalayan Travel Mart in Nepal and inviting buyers from other countries is definitely a good idea.

Being organized from June 1 to 4, 2017 this mega mart clubs 3 segment-

  1. International Bloggers and Media Conference on June 1
  2. Himalayan Travel Mart Conference on June 2
  3. Buyers and Sellers Meet on June 3 and 4

Each of them is uniquely designed and planned to reach its respective sphere.

The mart will bring more than 60 international buyers and over 50 domestic sellers together in a single platform. There will be participation of more than 100 media personnel and bloggers to promote Nepal.

The event is being hosted by Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation (Government of Nepal).  Nepal Tourism Board is the main organizer of the mart.  of PATA International, Nepal Airlines Corporation and other pertinent Stake Holders are supporting while PATA Nepal Chapter is the Implementing Agent/Organizer for this historical event.

It is a Business to Business Event; where Buyers from all over Europe, North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Russia & CIS, Asia and the Gulf, participate, with an interest in promoting tourism in Nepal and the Himalayan region. The Sellers mostly comprise of South Asian countries with Nepal, India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Indo-China, Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua and Central Asia being the focus.

Among the events, is a one day Conference which is being organized on 2nd June 2017, on key topics related to Hospitality & Tourism, Aviation, and Management with International Speakers from around the world.

Blogging is enormous and followed immensely all over. Travel blogging is getting bigger day by day. Tourists are now considering blogs as major deciding platform to choose destinations and activities. So International Travel Bloggers & Media Conference (ITBMC) is scheduled for 1st of June, 2017 . The purpose is to bring together Professional Travel Bloggers, International Media persons, and create a dynamic line-up of National and International, thought leaders across the world to observe and showcase the beauty of Nepal to the world. ITBMC delegates will be engaging on FAM Trip from May 23rd-31st, 2017 and will also be participating at the celebration of Mt. Everest Day at International Mountain Museum on 29th May 2017 in Pokhara.

These events will speed up not only the recovery of tourism but also establish Nepal as the Gateway to the Himalaya. It is an opportunity for all of us to explore the new initiatives and avenues in the tourism industry.