Tourism Shelter to organize 1st Sikkim Travel Mart ‘18 to promote tourism of different States


Gangtok, 07 May:

The 1st Sikkim Travel Mart- 2018 is scheduled to be held from 11-13 May here at a local hotel in Gangtok. The three-day long tourism fair is being organized by a travel division & travel management company,Tourism Shelter, and will have the participation of representatives from various Central Ministries and Tourism Departments of different States, travel agents, tour operators and hoteliers along with various government departments and organizations of Sikkim.

This was informed during a press conference here today, which was addressed by Public Relations Officer, S Saha, and Chief Administration Officer, D Goswami.

MrSaha mentioned that the main objective of holding the three-daylong event is to provide a better platform for tourism stakeholders from different States to promote their respective State’s tourism while giving the local people of Sikkim the opportunity to plan their holidays within these three days by directly visiting tour operators and hoteliers of different States.

“This is a purely tourism promotion event,” he expressed.

MrSaha informed that the event will also have pilgrimage, medicinal and educational tourism stalls among others. The event will also feature stakeholders’ meet and other interactive sessions with the visitors, he added.

The organisers have invited the people of Sikkim to take full benefit of the event being organized in the State for the first time.