The Himalayan Travel Mart 2017 is being held, from 1st to the 4th of June, 2017,with the aim to re-define Adventure Tourism and also establish Nepal, as a Gateway to the Himalayas. The event is being hosted by Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation (Government of Nepal) with the support of PATA International, NTB, Nepal Airlines Corporation and other pertinent Stake Holders. PATA Nepal Chapter is the Implementing Agent/Organizer for this historical event. It is a Business to Business Event; where Buyers from all over Europe, North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Russia & CIS, Asia and the Gulf, participate, with an interest in promoting tourism in Nepal and the Himalayan region. The Sellers mostly comprise of South Asian countries with Nepal, India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Indo-China, Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua and Central Asia being the focus.
Among the events, is a one day Conference which is being organized on 2nd June 2017,on key topics related to Hospitality & Tourism, Aviation, and Management with International Speakers from around the world. Prior to HTM, PATA Nepal Chapter is organizing the International Travel Bloggers & Media Conference (ITBMC) on the 1st of June, 2017 . The purpose is to bring together Professional Travel Bloggers, International Media persons, and create a dynamic line-up of National and International, thought leaders across the world to observe and showcase the beauty of Nepal to the world. ITBMC delegates will be engaging on FAM Trip from May 23rd-31st, 2017 and will also be participating at the celebration of Mt. Everest Day at International Mountain Museum on 29th May 2017 in Pokhara.