Kathmandu: The second Domestic Tourism Mart (DTM)-2020 has been scheduled to take place from February 21 in Kathmandu.
The fair which will be organized at the private level with the theme “first country, then abroad” by the Gantabya Nepal Event Management aims to support the Visit Nepal Year-2020 –VNY 2020-announced by the government.
The government has a target of bringing two million tourists in the country during the VNY2020. The Exhibition Hall based at the local Bhrikutimandap has been chosen as the venue for the two-day fair which will showcase 150 stalls relating to the tourism business and relevant information about touristic destinations across the country.
Similarly, travel, trekking, airlines companies and other organizations active in the tourism market such as Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA), Nepal Home Stay Association, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) among others will put their stalls in the fair, according to Gantabya Nepal’s chair Shiva Adhikari.
Visitors can enjoy the taste of local cuisine from several parts of the country. It will be inaugurated in the presence of top political leaders, federal ministers, and other senior government officials, the chief ministers from all seven states, ministers, lawmakers, tourism experts, and entrepreneurs.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to visit the fair, program coordinator Madhav Subedi said. The Gantabya Nepal had organized this kind of fair last April.
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