Gangtok, 11 May:
Delhi based Travel & Event Management company, Tourism Shelter, organised 1st Sikkim Travel Mart 2018 here at the conference hall of Hotel Rendezvous near Hospital Dara in Gangtok today.
The three-daylong tourism fair was inaugurated by Secretary, Tourism & Civil Aviation Department, Government of Sikkim, CP Dhakal, in the presence officials from the department.
Addressing the inaugural event, CEO, Tourism Shelter informed that the event is being organized in order to provide information about various tourist destinations of different States.
Chief guest Mr Dhakal, in his address, said, “This kind of travel mart will help all participating States to promote their tourism throughout the country.”
Highlighting various aspects of Sikkim’s tourism, he said, “Sikkim is one of the best tourist destinations.”
It may be mentioned here, Tourism Shelter has been organising similar events throughout the country, this being its 8th edition.
The tourism fair has participants from six different States including Sikkim, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Bodoland and Telengana.
The organisers have urged all to visit the Mart which will conclude on 13 May.
The inaugural function also had the presence of president of Travel Agents Association of Sikkim, Palzor Lachungpa, and other representatives of various Tours & Travels operators of Gangtok.