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ABTO (Association of Buddhist Tour Operators) International Convention

  • Posted By
    10Pointer
  • Categories
    Economy
  • Published
    12th Dec, 2020

Context

  • The ABTO (Association of Buddhist Tour Operators) International Convention was virtually inaugurated.

What about the Convention?

  • ABTO Convention is being held in partnership with Ministry of Tourism in Bodhgaya, Bihar.

What are the objectives of the convention?

  • To promote the buddhist tourism in the country
  • To boost up the nations integration via cultural links
  • The linked portal will provide information about tours and travels

What is ABTO?

  • Association of Buddhist Tour Operators (ABTO)is a forum of the Buddhist Pilgrimage Travel industry.
  • It was established in 2015 in Nalanda – the land of Dhamma.
  • It has close connections and constant interaction with other Buddhist associations in the world, and is increasing its international networking with professional bodies for better facilitation to national or international Buddhist Pilgrims and travelers visiting Buddhist heritage sites in the region.
  • ABTO interacts closely with the respective government son critical issues affecting the Buddhist Tourism Industry of the region.