International Tourism Fair concludes with 5,000 visitors

KATHMANDU, JUNE 16: The two-day Nepal International Tourism Fair, organized with the aim of promoting tourism at the international level, concluded yesterday. Organized by Summit Events Markets with the support of the Nepal Tourism Board and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), the fair began on Friday.

In her concluding remarks, Sunita Dangol, Deputy Mayor of KMC, emphasized the necessity of continuing such programs to promote tourism in Nepal. She also promised that KMC would always support and assist in the promotion of heritage and tourist areas in Kathmandu. Dangol encouraged the participants of the fair to return to their respective countries and spread the word about the tourist attractions in Nepal.

Ram Prasad Sapkota, Vice Chair of the Nepal Tourism Board, stated that the fair had significantly contributed to promoting Nepal's tourism in the international market. He commended the efforts of the private sector in this regard.

The tourism fair also saw participation from the Malaysia Tourism Board and the Bihar Tourism Board of India. There were stalls from 150 tourism professionals representing 16 countries.

Bishnu Pandey, Managing Director of Summit Events Markets, reported that more than five thousand people attended the two-day fair. A group discussion related to tourism promotion was also held during the event. Following the successful completion of this inaugural fair organized by the private sector, the organizers announced that the second edition will be held on May 30 and 31 next year.