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Fourth International Tourism Mart begins in Gangtok

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The 4th International Tourism Mart started in Gangtok on October 16, 2015. Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Dr Mahesh Sharma inaugurated the event at the Ipecac ("Ipika") Garden at Saramsa.

The International Tourism Mart has been organized by the Ministry of Tourism in association with the North-Eastern states and the State of West Bengal. The event is aimed at showcasing the tourism potential of the North-East in the domestic and the international tourist market. This is in line with the ‘Look East Policy’ of the Government.

The Mart includes presentations on tourist destinations and products of the States in the North East region and business interaction between delegates from overseas and other parts of the country. Delegates from 27 countries, 7 North East states and the neighbouring West Bengal are expected to participate in the two -day International Tourism Mart.