Published on : Tuesday, January 3, 2017
The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has announced a campaign for improving arrivals from Europe by 30 to 40%. The NTB has launched a promotional drive named Visit Nepal-Europe 2017 amid the celebration of its 18th anniversary and said that this campaign will help in promoting Nepal tourism all over the world by 2018.
Deepak Raj Joshi, CEO of the NTB said that he seeks to get assistance from the Nepali diaspora in Europe. Nepalis living in the UK will be urged to put NTB stickers on their cars to publicize Nepal tourism. Joshi said that virtual campaigns like #NepalNOW and Facebook posts have helped Nepal tourism industry significantly and cope with disaster after the earthquake.
The NTB plans to launch the European promo from London in March. Deepesh Man Shakya, NTB’s honorary public relations representative in Ireland said, “A number of tourism promotion programmes for 2017 have been planned in Ireland, the UK, Switzerland, Russia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and Denmark.”
Jeeban Bahadur Shahi, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation pledged his cooperation in the campaign, speaking as the chief guest at the function.