Nepal for all seasons
May 13 , 2013
The 5th National Tourism Fair concluded at Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall on May 12.
Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has been organizing the fair every year to promote domestic tourism and disseminate information regarding Nepali tourism industry to general public. Representatives of 50 districts and other stakeholders of Nepali tourism industry participated in the three-day event.
Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) actively participated in the event. It promoted newly promoted trekking routes – Lumbasumba in Kanchanjunga Region, Lower Solu in Solukhumbu, Panchpokhari in Sindhupalchowk, Lower Manaslu in Gorkha, Ruby Valley Treks in Dhading and Dolpo in Dolpa among others. It also distributed posters and brochures of those routes.
TAAN has been participating in the fair ever since its inception. The associations stall drew students, trekking workers and general visitors. TAAN representatives at the stall informed the visitors about the activities of TAAN and the newly opened trails.
The fair featured a total of 110 stalls from different districts. The exhibitors included tourism colleges and hospitality institutions, travel trade associations, government agencies and tourism publications, among others. Most of the visitors were interested toward adventure tourism products and home-stay tourism.