The mart is to promote the local tourism of the far west by branding as 'A Beautiful Farwest: Shukla to Api Saipal' with the participation of the Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA
To promote Far Western Nepal's tourism hotspots, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) is looking to organize the Farwest Travel Mart 2022 (FTM). A press release by NTB, the event is being held from April 8 for three days in Dhangadi in coordination with the Dhangadi Sub-Metropolitan City.
The mart is to promote the local tourism of the far west by branding as 'A Beautiful Farwest: Shukla to Api Saipal' with the participation of the Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) far west along with local tourism operators, as per the press release.
In the organized event, about 40 Indian tour operators from the Indian cities of Lakhimpur, Bareilly, Rudrapur, Nainital, Dehradun and Delhi will discuss the promotion of tour packages. There will also be business-to-business meetings between Nepali and Indian stakeholders from the tourism and the hospitality sector.
After being delayed for a few months, the FTM 2022 will have stalls set on the tourist attractions of the seven provinces of Far Western Nepal, staff of tour operators, hoteliers and tourism service providers in nine districts. The main focus will be on local hotels and casinos, rafting on the Karnali River, jungle safaris within the Shuklaphanta National Park, as well as introductory visits to religious sites.
FTM 2022 has been a part of the bigger 'Regional Travel Mart', one of the many policies and programmers by NTB to revive the COVID-19 battered tourism industry in the fiscal year of 2021-22.