Hotel Association Nepal hosted a cocktail reception to celebrate Nepal Evening during its program “Nepal-Thai Joint Tourism Promotion Initiatives” on September 22, 2014 at Novotel Ploenchit, Bangkok. H.E. Thai Ambassador to Nepal Kanthong Unakul, Charge ‘D’ Affairs of Nepal Embassy Thailand Dornath Aryal, Vice President of Tourism Council of Thailand Somsong Sachaphimukh, President of Thai-Nepal Chamber of Commerce Krishna Sivakriskul, NRN Thailand President Khagendra Raj Dhakal, more than 60 leading tour operator of Thailand, journalist, HAN Office Bearers, Executive Members and Members attended the reception. During the cocktail reception, delegation members had opportunity to explore business opportunity with Thai tour operators. Various lucky draw coupons from member hotels were distributed amongst journalist and tour operator of Thailand during the program.
The program provided the forum for B2B meetings and the occasion offered Thai guests to know more about Nepal. HAN promotional booklet on Lumbini and Buddhism titled "Nepal-The land of Buddha and Blessings" was extensively distributed at the program.