himalayan travel mart 2018

Himalayan Travel Mart 2018: Get Ready for Mega Tourism Event in Nepal

Himalayan Travel Mart 2018, a mega tourism event, is going to be organized for the second time from June 1 to June 3 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu, Nepal. The major aim of this year Himalayan Travel Mart is to re-define adventure tourism and establish Nepal as a Gateway to the Himalayas.

The event is being organized by Nepal Tourism Board in collaboration and partnership with PATA Int’l and Nepal Airlines Corporation (Official Partners), PATA Nepal Chapter (Event Organizer) and the prominent tourism associations of Nepal.

Himalayan Travel Mart 2018, will provide a platform to the Global Buyers, Himalayan Sellers, Travel Bloggers, influencers, National and International Media, Travel Industry Professionals and Delegates for networking, shared knowledge, valuable insights, and business opportunities.

Himalayan Travel Mart 2018: Highlights

  • Delegates from 53 countries
  • 225 foreign delegates
  • 350+ local participants
  • 107 Int’l Travel Bloggers/ Influencers and Media delegates
  • 15+ high-value speakers
  • 74 international buyers
  • 50+ sellers from Nepal and International market
  • 1500+ pre-matched business appointments

Himalayan Travel Mart 2018: Program Details

June 1, 2018: Himalayan Travel Mart Conference

June 2, 2018: International Travel Bloggers & Media Conference (ITBMC)

June 3, 2018: Buyers & Sellers Meet (Business Sessions)

Himalayan Travel Mart 2018: Speakers List

  • Dr. Marcus Lee, Chairman at International China Investment Forum  (ICIF)
  • Dr. Chriss Botrilli, Dean of the faculty of Global and Community Studies at Capilano University in North Vancouver, Canada
  • Madhur Bhandarkar, an Indian film director, scriptwriter and producer
  • Dr. Bert Van Walbeek, Managing Director of The Winning Edge and an Expert in Tourism Crisis Management
  • Matt Gibson, an award-winning travel blogger, a widely-published travel writer and photographer, and an online travel marketing consultant
  • Tim Leffel, award-winning travel writer
  • Adrain Hayes, a British record-breaking adventurer, author, keynote speaker, business coach, documentary presenter and sustainability campaigner
  • Keith Jenkins, founded iambassador and began offering social media and marketing services in 2011
  • Mariellen Ward, an award-winning professional travel writer based in Toronto and Delhi
  • Tashi Tenzing Sherpa, youngest son of Pem Pem who is Tenzing Norgay’s eldest daughter
  • Willian Vazquetz, a professional photographer based in NYC who’s career spans over 30 years
  • Nischal Dua, a serial entrepreneur, and traveler. Founder of The Remote Life 
  • Emily Rose Yates, an accessibility consultant, travel writer, and TV presenter, currently living in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Dr. Prativa Pandey, attended medical school in New Delhi, India, and was residency trained in Internal Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts

Himalayan Travel Mart shall also be playing a vital role in achieving the target of ‘VISION FIVE MILLION’ campaign that aims to bring 5 million tourists in Nepal by 2030.

For More Info: Official Press Release from Himalayan Travel Mart

Image Source: Himalayan Travel Mart official website

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