Nepal Tourism Road Show was organized by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along with Nepal's private sector tourism industry in USA recently. The road show successfully promoted destination Nepal among American travel agents and tour operators. The tourism road show with the theme ‘Experience of a Lifetime’ was taken to different American cities from May17th -24th, 2012. On May 17th the road show was held in Los Angeles, on May 18th in San Francisco, at Seattle on May 21st, at Washington DC on May 23rd and at New York on May 24th. The Great Himalaya Trail and Visit Lumbini Year 2012 were specially promoted during the road show.
Nepal Tourism Year 2011’s Main Organizing Committee introduced four different tourism products on 14th January, during the inaugural ceremony of NTY 2011. The four products are The Great Himalayan Trail (GHT), Mighty East, Wild West Triangle and Terai Tourism.
As the name suggests, The Great Himalayan Trail is the world’s longest and highest trekking trail. It stretches from Humla in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. To complete the Great Himalayan Trail one needs to take an ardous 150 days trek. Mighty East offers packages related to adventure tourism – trekking, mountaineering and travel along the ridges of the mighty Himalayan peaks located in Eastern Nepal.
Wild West Triangle has been launched to promote tourism in the mid and far-western regions of Nepal. It incorporates tours to three protected areas – Bardiya National Park in Bardiya district, Rara National Park in Mugu and Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve in Kanchanpur. Terai Tourism promotes religious, historical and archaeological sites in the southern Terai plains.