Visit Europe- Nepal launched by Nepal Tourism Board

1st Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU: As a rehearsal of ‘Visit Nepal Year 2018’, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has launched a programme to promote Nepal in Europe titled ‘Visit Nepal-Europe campaign 2017’.

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In a program organized to mark its 18th anniversary NTB announced the ‘Visit Nepal-Europe campaign 2017’ which aims to increase the number of tourists from European countries by 30 to 40 per cent as compared to 2016.

The campaign will also develop necessary groundwork for promoting the country’s tourism all over the world in the year 2018 as part of ‘Visit Nepal Year 2018’ that the government had announced recently NTB has claimed.

“To make the ‘Visit Nepal-Europe 2017’ campaign a success, NTB will collaborate with Nepali missions in Europe, Nepali diaspora and travel and tour operators in Europe,” said Deepak Raj Joshi, CEO of NTB.

“We chose Europe because tourists from the 28-nation bloc have significantly contributed to Nepal’s tourism industry and we hope the inflow will further gather momentum through this campaign.”

The NTB also has planned the events for Ireland, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Russia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and Denmark along with it the NTB is set to launch the campaign in London in March this year.

As per the tourism board, it has designed some programmes under the campaign like photo exhibition, talk on mountaineering, ‘Send a friend to Nepal’ campaign, tourism promotion through Nepali restaurants in Europe, Buddha Jayanti and Everest Day celebration in Europe, FAM trips for travel tour operators and media, and training for Nepali diaspora to promote Nepal’s tourism, among others.