This year's Ulaanbaatar Travel Expo to be held virtually

2020-05-27 15:33:07

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Capital City Tourism Department, and the Ulaanbaatar Toiurism Association NGO are to organize the 6th virtual edition of the Ulaanbaatar Tourism Festival on May 29-31 under the slogan ‘We Plan, We Travel, We Explore’ to promote domestic travel amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the expo organizers announced today, May 27.

The virtual expo offers an opportunity to get to know about local tourism authorities, hotels, resorts, tourist camps, spas, insurance companies, ticket agencies, airlines, travel clubs, car hire agencies, and tour operators.

Head of the Capital City Tourism Department S.Batbaatar said “In 2019, Mongolia welcomed 577 thousand tourists, 10 percent more tourists than in 2018. We will promote the products and services of the businesses participating in the expo for a year. Expo visitors can download travel books, magazines, and brochures and watch online discussions, speeches, and introductions of the businesses engaged in the tourism industry for three days. Moreover, the first virtual travel magazine of Mongolia will debut on M+ mobile application during the expo.".

Under its slogan for this year, the expo will call for people to plan domestic journeys, travel environmentally friendly, and let the young generation explore their country’s landscapes, culture, and customs through travel.