Timor-Leste Government Tourism Office will participate at
PATA Travel Mart 2006, to be held in Hong Kong, September 12 -
15, 8 September 2006
The Timor-Leste Government Tourism Office (TLGTO) will attend
for the fourth consecutive time the PATA Travel Mart, this edition
to be held in Hong Kong, PR China, from 12 to 15 September (booth
"Timor-Leste will be present with a strong eye catch pictures,
promoting the best of tourism potentialities of Timor-Leste: dive,
sea and beaches, mountains, hot spring waters, bird watching,
nature, culture and traditions of the world's newest nation. A
nation to be discovered" Miguel Lobato, TLGTO Director said.
The booth sized 18 sq meters
Is intended to transmit a country open to all, call the attention
for the importance of the tourism development for the sustainability
of Timor-Leste and attract tourists and investors.
"Consolidating a tourism destination is long term job"
the Minister of Development, Mr. Arcanjo da Silva said, and added
that "circumstantial events, can not, and will not, stop
the tourism development in Timor-Leste."
The delegation from Timor-Leste will be composed by the TLGTO
Director, Miguel Lobato, other TLGTO staff and two private sector
tourism operators from Timor-Leste: Eco Discovery and Grupo Sagres.
During the PTM06 TLGTO will organize a press conference at PTM
premises, on the September 14th, at 09:15, and five lucky draw
of the first ever published coffee table book of Timor-Leste,
from the photographer Daniel Groshong.
Timor-Leste is a PATA - Pacific Asia Travel Association member
since April 2003.