In collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, GOI, and with all the partner organisations of the Association of Buddhist Tour Operators (ABTO) spread across Asia, the Association will be celebrating its 4th International Convention on December 10-12, 2021, in Bodh Gaya.
The Association has invited G. Kishan Reddy, Hon’ble Minister, Tourism, Culture and Development of North-Eastern Region of India, Government of India as a special guest, which is being considered.
ABTO is organising three programs this year, the 4th ABTO International Convention, 4th International Buddhist Travel Mart -IBTM, and an international conference on the 2566 Year Seminar of Buddhism.
All the events will be held from December 10 to 12, 2021, at Hotel Oaks and Maya Garden Sarovar, Bodh Gaya. Like every year, this time also Lord Buddha Peace and Tourism Mitra Awards will be given internationally, including the BBIN Countries of (India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan) and others such as Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia. Simultaneously, there will be an award for every state of India.
The award is given to those who have done or are doing work in the field of tourism, environment, honor, peace. This time the focus and attention of ABTO will be on Lord Buddha, Bodh Gaya (India) and Borobudur (Indonesia). Many of Asia’s Travel Trade Organisations and universities are also anticipated to participate in the 3-day affair.