Government of Nepal, Ministry of Culture, Tourism  & Civil Aviation is all set to host the Himalayan Travel Mart-2017 in Kathmandu from 01st June through 04th June this year with the theme: Nepal, Gateway to the Himalaya. Nepal Tourism Board will organize the whole Mart partnering with PATA-Nepal Chapter as Executive organizer and other tourism related private sector associations as organizing committee members. NATTA is one of the organizing member associations. As of May 03rd a total of 254 International delegates (including Buyers-98,Sellers-12, Bloggers & Media-114 and Speakers-30)  have confirmed their participation in HTM-2017.

A meeting of the Main Organising Committee was held in NTB on 03rd May with Tourism Secretary Mr. Shanker Adhikari on Chair. NATTA 2nd VP Mr. DK Sharma and Secretary General Mr. Bhim Prasad Panta represented NATTA in the meeting. NATTA has agreed to facilitate the event in the area of transportation and sightseeing.