February 26 , 2015
Three separate delegations of Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) promoted Nepal's tourism products and services in Melbourne (Australia), Los Angeles (USA) and Herning (Denmark).
TAAN coordinated participation of Nepali trekking companies in these expos. TAAN Secretary Pasang Sherpa led Nepal's delegation in Adventure Travel Show held in Los Angeles, USA on Febraury 21 and 22. TAAN member companies Outshine Adventure, Nepal Social Treks & Expedition, Pristine Mountain Adventure (Pokhara), Earth Nepal Travel & Trek (Pokhara), Sherpa Brothers Treks & Expedition, Holy Sherpa Vision Treks, White Himalayan Adventure Treks, Trekking Camp Nepal, Outfitter Nepal Treks & Expedition and Himalayan Planet Adventures participated in the expo.
"Our stalls received around 700 visitors – most of them were buyers. Our participation was successful," Sherpa said.
Similarly, Executive Member Vidya Hirachan led Nepali delegation in Adventure Travel Expo held on February 21 and 22. TAAN member agencies Parikrama Treks and Expeditions, Seven Brothers Summiters Trek & Expedition and Nepal Mountain Lovers Treks & Expedition. "Our participation was highly successful. There were lots of quality visitors," Hirachan said. "Most of the visitors were interested toward trekking. Few sought information about expeditions."
The expo, which saw participation of 120 countries, saw around 25,000 visitors, according to Hirachan.
TAAN delegations distributed promotional brochures, DVDs and maps to the visitors.
Similarly, TAAN member agency Sherpa & Swiss Adventure participated in Danish Travel Show held in Herning of Denmark from Febraury 20-22. The participation was coordinated by TAAN.