Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) together with leading Nepali vacation operators organized the ‘Nepal Sales Mission’ in leading tourist generating cities of Europe like Zurich, Paris, and Brussels from June 17-21.
The agent of Nepal to the Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Mani Prasad Bhattarai, Ambassador of Nepal to France Dipak Adhikari and Ambassador of Nepal to Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg Lok Bahadur Thapa delivered the welcome address in Zurich, Paris, and Brussels, respectively urging tourists there to visit Nepal.
NTB exhibited Nepal as much more than just mountains, concentrating on the vast cultural, heritage, spiritual, natural facets of the country and elaborated on the improvements and new tourism products being launched especially during the Visit Nepal Year 2020. It also mentioned that Nepal is characterized by natural and cultural unity and diversity and the unique contrast of culture and modernity is sure to offer visitors from all over the world a lifetime experience.
The viewers were enthralled with a multitude of tourism offerings beyond adventure activities and were very appreciative of hiking trail for differently-abled people in Pokhara and the efforts are done by Nepal in doubling the tiger population and conservation and expressed full support for the VNY 2020 campaign.
The number of visitors coming from the Benelux nations showed a positive development trend of over 31 percent in 2018.