Published on : Tuesday, February 4, 2020
The 24th edition of East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT), held at Istanbul Turkey between 30 January 2020 and 2 February 2020 came to an end with productive business networking sessions. At the exhibition, Nepal made its strong presence showcasing the tourism products serving needs of Turkish visitors. Nepal bagged the “Best Stand of EMITT 2020” award in this exhibition.
Mr. Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, the Minister of Culture and Tourism of Turkey, visited Nepal stand. He presented a memento and was invited to visit Nepal by Mr. Diwakar B. Rana, Senior Manager of Nepal Tourism Board.
Turkey, with growing outbound, and backed by strong land connections, has become a good source market for many Asian destinations in recent years and Nepal is one of them. Nepal Tourism Board is making all efforts to tap the potential of this market. Participation in the EMITT is one such effort that the board has been putting in the last few years.
The Nepal stand at EMITT attracted many visitors. People of all ages were witnessed taking pictures at the Nepal stand. They also enquired about different tourism products and connectivity along with visa formalities.
Nepal is popular with the visitors and the awareness about the destination has been found to be very positive. Nepal stall alone received almost 500+ trade visitors and 1000+ consumers. With 5 times a week direct flights between Kathmandu and Istanbul, tourist visitors to Nepal are on the rise.