Tourism promotion of Nepal in Canada

KATHMANDU, MAY 22: The Embassy of Nepal in Canada organized a tourism promotion event in Edmonton City of Alberta province on 17 May 2024 to promote tourism in Nepal as part of its economic diplomacy programme. Addressing the event, Ambassador of Nepal to Canada Bharat Raj Paudyal highlighted that the unique cultural heritage, cuisine, costumes, natural beauty, rich biodiversity, mighty Himalayan Mountains, and warm hospitality of Nepali people have always attracted tourists of different age groups, and tastes, and origins.

He invited the participating travel agencies and tour operators to include Nepal in their packages and offer choices to the travel-loving Canadians for a uniquely different and memorable tour in their lifetime. Ambassador Poudyal encouraged the Canadian guests and leaders of the Nepali diaspora community to take friends on a visit to Nepal.

Chief Whip of Alberta Provincial Government, Parliamentary Secretary for Economic Corridor Development, and Member of Legislative Parliament Shane Getson and the Mayor of Edmonton city, Amarjeet Sohi, commended the Embassy for hosting the event to promote Nepal in the most appropriate part of Canada, where people love outing and travel. Both of them underlined the potential of collaboration for tourism promotion between Nepal and Edmonton city of Canada.

They also encouraged the participants to visit Nepal with their families. A comprehensive presentation on Nepal’s tourist attractions was made during the event. Display of Nepal’s tourism promotional videos, as well as clips of Nepali tea and coffee, were other attractions for the participants. Nepali exportable products such as tea, coffee, pashmina shawls, handicrafts, and articles portraying Nepal’s artistic and cultural diversity were also displayed.

A troupe of Nepali artists presented Nepali cultural performances during the event. A number of travel agencies, tour wholesalers, and media representatives were present at the event. Representatives of NRNA Canada, Nepali diaspora community organizations in the vicinity, and Nepali tourism promoters in the region were also present during the event.