January 27 , 2015
A delegation of Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) participated in Adventure Travel Show in Chicago of the United States on January 17 and 18.
The delegation was led by TAAN Executive Committee Member Sonam Gyaljen Sherpa. Tara Nath Lamichhane of Osho Vision Treks and Expedition, Dorjee Lama of Peak Himalaya Adventure, Furi Geljen Sherpa of Himalayan Treasure Trekking and Rishi Ram Bhandari of Snowy Horizon Trekking were the other members of the delegation.
The Nepali delegation promoted adventure tourism products like trekking and mountaineering. According to delegation leader Sherpa, TAAN distributed itinerary books, maps and promotional DVDs of different trekking trails.
The delegates also informed potential tourists as well as tour operators based in Chicago about Nepal's tourism products and services, newly launched trekking trials and the priority that the government has accorded to the tourism sector.
TAAN is also leading a delegation to Adventure Travel Show in Los Angeles on February 21 and 22 and Washington DC on March 7 and 8. Similarly, the association is also leading a delegation of trekking entrepreneurs to Danish Travel Show being held in Denmark on February 20 to 22.