Nepal takes part in FITUR 2006
February 23 , 2006
As part of selling Nepal as a tourist destination abroad, tourism entrepreneurs from this Himalayan country took part in the FITUR 2006 held at Madrid, Spain. The tourism fair was inaugurated on 25th of January by His Majesty King Don Juan Carlos of Spain amidst a grand function, according to Nepal Tourism Board.
The tourism fair was concluded on the 29th of January. More than 800 direct exhibitors (sellers), 12000 trade delegates from 170 countries and 200000 general visitors are expected to participated in the fair.
Organised in an area of 86000 sq. m., the event is considered to be as one of the largest tourism fairs of the world.
Nepal's participation in the FITUR-2006 was coordinated by Nepal Association of Travel and Tour Association (NATTA) under the Nepal Tourism Board's patronization. Four companies from Nepal, Dolpa Treks, Explore Himalaya Travel & Adventure, South Asian Holidays and Air Globe Tours & Travels took part in the event. The Nepalese delegation was led by Mr. Ram Kaji Koney, First Vice President of NATTA.