Russia-Finland Sales Mission 2017 concludes
9th Apr, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew
KATHMANDU, April 9: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Society of Travel and Tour Operators Nepal(SOTTO-Nepal) jointly organized a sales mission in Russia-Finland.
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A sales mission participated by 20 travel and tour operators in 3 cities of Russia - Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Helsinki of Finland from March 27 to April 3, 2017 , to attract more tourists to Nepal.
A large number of Russian and Finnish tour operators attended the Nepal promotional programs held in the two countries according to NTB.
NTB Honorary Public Relations Representatives Ms. Sapila Rajbhandari and Mr. Leonid Myasnikov helped with translation works and also made presentations on Nepal on the occasions. Non Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA) and Nepalese Community on these locations helped Nepal for reaching counterparts and making sales mission a success.
Russian tourists are considered to be high spending tourists. They are interested more towards adventure ends like trekking and mountaineering.
On the occasion, Ambassador of Nepal to Russia Rishi Ram Ghimire , Hon. Consul of Nepal for Saint Petersburg Alexander V. Terentev , President of SOTTO Nepal Anil Lama, NTB officials Sudhan Subedi and Kundan Sharma Mishra urged the people of Russia and Finland to visit Nepal.
Considering its rapid recovery and keeping in view its unmatched products, Nepal was voted “Number 1 Destination to Visit in 2016” by Rough Guides based in UK. Similarly, Nepal ranked 6th in National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s “Cool List 2016” and was also featured in Fodor’s “Go List 2016”, and Forbes’ “14 Coolest Places to Visit in 2016”. Lonely Planet has named Nepal ‘Best Value Destination’ for 2017 and 5th on the top 10 countries in the world to visit in 2017. Such news and positive feedback have helped the industry bounce back better.Top of Form
The 20 travel and tour operators of Nepal - Living Adventure Holidays, Aerolina Tours and Travels, Insight Asia Service, Anjali Travels and Tours, Farwest Travels and Tours, Snow Bird Travels and Tours, AGH Travels, Venus International Travel and Tours, Bharosa Travel and Tours, Kamal Travel and Tours, Rolex Travel and Tours, Golden Gate Holidays, Success Holidays, Utopia Travel and Tours, Success Nepal Travel and Tours, Pass Travel and Tours, Bindas Travels and Tours, Orchid Travel and Tours and Well Nepal Travel and Tours participated in the sales mission.