Nepal promoted as a “Fountain of Buddhism” in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), in coordination with the Society of Travel and Tour Operators Nepal (SOTTO-Nepal), prepared Nepal Sales Missions in Hanoi, Phnom Penh, and Bangkok, the important towns of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand, on June 10, 12 and 14, 2019 respectively. The Sales Missions were centered on promoting Nepal as a “Fountain of Buddhism” in addition to an optimal excursion vacation spot inside the emerging source market. ‘Nepal Presentation’ proposing fundamental tourism sights and sports of Nepal turned into made through NTB officers within the Nepal Evening Programs in Phnom Penh and Bangkok. The Presentation was also highlighted on Visit Nepal Year 2020 Campaign and Lifetime Experiences that travelers could have in Nepal.

Nepal promotional video that becomes screened in the packages drew the eye of the audiences and awarded them approximately vacation spot Nepal. Mr. Ghanshyam Upadhyaya, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, in his comments amid the audiences tried to decorate the assured of the nearby journey alternate people by emphasizing the concern issue of Government of Nepal for tourism improvement. Therefore, Nepal promotional video made by SOTTO-Nepal turned into additionally screened inside the programs.


Mr. Madhusudhan Upadhyaya, President of SOTTO-Nepal, addressing the audiences, asked the nearby journey exchange to enroll in arms with Nepali counterparts to sell Nepal as a destination for Buddhist pilgrims. The participating journey change corporations from Nepal had enterprise (B2B) meetings with local shoppers. The shoppers have been found interested by promoting Buddhist web site precise applications of Nepal. The meeting helped to enhance assured some of the nearby outbound operators to maintain Nepal of their travel itineraries.

In the Nepal Evening Program in Bangkok, His Excellency Mr. Ganesh Prasad Dhakal, Ambassador of Nepal to Thailand, expressing his delight over the terrific diplomatic members of the family existing between the international locations considering closing 60 years, appealed the neighborhood journey marketers to incorporate Lumbini in their outbound packages. Mr. Bikram Pandey, Goodwill Ambassador for Lumbini, had an insightful presentation on ‘Buddhist Circuits on Buddha’s Life across South Asia.’ The software in Bangkok turned into coordination through The Embassy of Nepal, Bangkok.

Thus, the Sales Missions have provided an opportunity to exhibit tourism products of Nepal amid a gathering of neighborhood media and outbound journey organizations of these nations, to educate them about Nepal as a must travel destination, and finally create a sturdy network among the operators. It is was hoping that greater vacationers could be traveling from these nations inside the year 2020 when Nepal is celebrating Visit Nepal Year 2020.

These 3 nations are Buddhist dominant nations. So, Nepal may be a must-visit vacation spot for people of these countries. In 2018, around 12,454 travelers from Vietnam, 3,790 from Cambodia, and 53,250 from Thailand visited Nepal. Nepal is nicely linked with those nations via Bangkok. Nepal Airlines operates three flights every week in Kathmandu-Bangkok-Kathmandu Sector. Similarly, Thai Airways and Thai Lion Air perform day-by-day flights in the sectors. Nepal Tourism Board changed into represented by Managers Mr. K. B. Shah and Mr. Suman Ghimire. Similarly, Immediate Past President of SOTTO-Nepal, Mr. Anil Lama, and 1st Vice President of NATTA, Mr. Achyut Prasad Guragain, have been the unique delegates along with other delegates from Nepali journey change organizations.

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