NATTA successfully conducted Nepal Sales Mission 2018 in China

30th Apr, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Apr 30: The Embassy of Nepal in Beijing, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) have successfully organized the Nepal Sales Mission 2018 in China. The Sales Mission was conducted in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu as major tourism markets for Nepal.

During the B2B and media interaction programs in the Chinese cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu, Secretary for Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Mr. Krishna Prasad Devkota highlighted the importance of Chinese market for Nepal and different tourism products to the Chinese tourists in Nepal. During his speech he said that Nepal is always ready and keen to welcome more and more Chinese Tourists.

Nepalese Consul General in Guanzhou, Mr. Ravi Bhattarai spoke on the tourism prospects of Nepal and the importance of Chinese travel market for Nepalese tourism. He assured the interested Chinese tourists on prompt visa service from Nepalese Consulate General Office in Guangzhou.

The officials from Nepal Tourism Board Mr. Lila Bahadur Baniya, Sr. Manager and Mr. Gobinda Raj Oli, Manager made a comprehensive destination presentation of Nepal on the occasion and the B2B forums  were ideal venues for business negotiation and deals between Nepalese and Chinese Travel Trade counterparts.

The Nepalese tourism participation in COTTM 2018 and Nepal China Tourism Sales Mission-2018 was coordinated by Mr. Sudarshan Nepal in association with Nepal Tourism Board. The Nepalese tourism delegation was led by the Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Mr. Krishna Prasad Devkota.

China, being the world’s biggest outbound tourism market and one of the top tourism spenders, has been a most prospective and promising tourism market for Nepalese tourism industry.  Nepal has been receiving a steady growth of Chinese tourists since 2000 with the starting figure of 5,160 that has reached 104,664 in the year 2017. The figures are encouraging every year as first quarter of this year show China as number one inbound tourist generating market for Nepal.