The Delta State Tourism Board (DSTB) has announced the postponement of the forthcoming Delta Tourism Expo 2016, which was billed to begin on Tuesday. The General Manager of the board, Ms Josephine Anyameluhor, said the postponement was due to logistic issues, assuring that once the issues have been resolved that a new date would communicated to the public.

The theme of the three days expo is Fascinating Delta: Rich tourism, Great people. It was slated to hold at the Asaba Convention Centre. According to Anyameluhor, it is designed to promote and market the different tourism offerings of the state to the world with travel and tourism trade operators, buyers and suppliers and others in allied businesses expected to attend. It is expected to feature the Delta Food Court, parading massive display of local cuisine, ranging from appetizers, spices, main course, and desserts to beverages and cooking competition.

There is also a cultural carnival in the works, a fashion show, a musical concert, an arts, craft and souvenir tourism seminar, tours and an award/gala night.