During the 3 day event, Nepal bagged the award of best decorated stall. Nepal’s stall with an area of 36sq m portrayed major products like Pashupatinath, Nepali culture, Lumbini and wildlife.
Nepal participated at the TTF-Amhedabad-one of the largest tourism trade fairs in India– at Gujarat University Exhibition Hall, Ahmedabad from September 2-5, 2016.During the 3 day event, Nepal bagged the award of best decorated stall. Nepal’s stall with an area of 36sq m portrayed major products like Pashupatinath, Nepali culture, Lumbini and wildlife.
Nepal’s stall was visited by tourism ministers from Punjab, Gujrat and Uttarakhand states and they were briefed on tourism product of Nepal and mutual tourism promotion partnership. They were eager to learn about Nepal’s promotional endeavor. They were also invited to visit Nepal to witness grandeur country offers.
This year NTB came up with different aspects of promotion with collateral bags carrying Nepal’s message distributed from Nepal’s stall. The bags were distributed to the visitors to the Nepal stand.
The last day witnessed the large number of visitors to Nepal’s stall with many queries and interest. “The major queries we took were about connectivity, situation after earthquake and availability of vegetarian and Jain meals’ in Nepal among others,” said Sudhan Subedi, the senior officer of NTB.
“The event is expected to be a one-stop shop of travel and tourism products, showcasing destinations, tourism packages and travel products to help footloose Gujarat’s plan and book their holidays,” adds Subedi.
Participation included, tourism boards, hotels, resorts, travel agents, tour operators, online travel agencies, railways and cruise lines among others.
The venue could be seen buzzing with different activities with more than 535 exhibitors participants from 13 countries and 25 Indian states and Union Territories. Nepal is participating as featured country in the event.
Ahmedabad and Western India are the most lucrative markets for the travel industry this season. TTF Ahmedabad is 25% bigger than last year.
“Tour operators in Gujarat are found to be selling Nepal packages very well and doing good business. NTB’s participation is part of continuous endeavor to having more and more Gujarati tourists in Nepal,” says Subedi.
Travel trade companies participating in the event were, NTB, Satyam Tours, Yeti Airlines Domestic and BCN Travels. NTB was represented by Pradeep Poudyal, Senior Officer and Sudhan Subedi, Senior Officer along with a supporting staff Mr. Heera Bahadur Dhakal.
Photo Courtesy: Sudhan Subedi