Luyong, April 10, 2017: PATA in collaboration with Luoyang Adventure Tourism and Equipment Expo, Under the patronage of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) and Henan Provincial People’s Government , organized a 3 day Adventure Mart and Expo,held in Luoyang, Henan province, China. The event saw a participation of a total 36 countries with more than 500 delegates who attended the event.
Pata Nepal Chapter facilitated for the participation of 7 member organizations including; Avia Club Nepal, Explore Himalayas Travel & Adventure, Himalyan Holidays Trekking Pvt. Ltd, Incentive Holidays, Aarya Village Travels, Royal Mountain Travel, Shivalaya Tours & Travel Pvt Ltd at the Mart.
Suman Pandey, Chairman, of PATA Nepal Chapter got an opportunity to present Nepal as a promising adventure travel destination during the conference. He highlighted about the post quake scenario of the country and the ongoing effort and initiative taken towards the Tourism Promotion. He added about the Nepal’s grand forthcoming event “Himalayan Travel Mart”, which will enhance & uplift tourism prospects in Nepal. He also added that Nepal & China should join hands and collaboratively promote Adventure Travel.
This was Dr. Mario Hardy, CEO , PATA’s concluding statement, “The delegates departed China with a much greater appreciation about the city of Luoyang and the many tourism treasures, including the Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple, located in Henan province. This cradle of Chinese civilization is now firmly on the map as an exciting destination for adventure travel enthusiasts.”