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Chinese and Nepalese flags flutter above a sign board on the China-funded reconstruction of a nine-story former palace in Kathmandu's Durbar Square. .... The number of tourists visiting Nepal has increased from roughly 700,000 in the year before the earthquake to almost 1 million last year, but tourist ...
Tamang stressed on modernising the agriculture sector to prevent money from going abroad. “We have to work to export agro products worth billions,” Tamang added. Similarly, paragliding was major attraction at the tourism festival in Bihawar area of Panauti. Trout, bee honey, vegetables, fruits and agro ...

Nepal is one of the most-sought global tourism destinations, and this credit naturally goes to its icy mountainous ranges, especially the almighty Himalayas, and the visual feel they offer. Did you ever dream of the ultimate unimpeded panoramic view of the entire Himalayan range? If so, Daman of Nepal can ...
Apr 28, 2018-Nepal can attract a sizeable number of Arabian travellers from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region given its diverse tourism products and increased enthusiasm for adventure tourism, the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has said. However, the board stated that strong digital marketing ...
Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has offered its diverse tourism endowments to the Arabian travellers from the entire Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region at the ... NTB, along with Nepal Airlines and seven Nepali travel trade participants, promoted the rich natural and cultural endowments of Nepal.
Mountaineering and trekking in the Himalayas are popular tourist activities in Nepal. Each year, almost 100,000 tourists take part in mountain expeditions. Mountain tourism has helped generate huge revenue and has diversified local livelihoods in Nepal. Given the importance of tourism to the economy, ...

Third Rock Adventures put a statement regarding the event: “After the deadly 2015 earthquake, we've been trying our best to rebuild Nepal and contribute to the tourism sector. This is the reason why we have held this event. The year 2075 will be a prosperous time for Nepalis living here and abroad.
SILIGURI: Two buses carrying delegates of the three nations as a part of a trial bus service that Bangladesh and Nepal have launched between their capitals through India reached Phulbari from Dhaka ... It will also help people who come to West Bengal for medical tourism, he said after entering India.
BELGRADE (Serbia), April 23 (SeeNews) - Nepal-based diversified conglomerate CG Corp Global is considering an investment in a major Serbian banking group and in the country's tourism sector, the president of the company, Binod Chaudhary, said. "We are looking at a banking opportunity in Serbia ...
TOKYO, JAPAN: The Nepali community residing in Japan that has been working to promote tourism by disseminating about Nepali art, culture and heritages, held a publicity campaign at Fukuoka of Japan. The campaign that was limited to Tokyo only has now been taken outside the capital of Japan.
KATHMANDU, March 31 (Xinhua) -- The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), the main tourism promotion body in the country, is set to open its website in Chinese language targeting the Chinese tourists. China is the second largest source market for Nepal's tourism. In 2017, Nepal received a total of 104,664 ...
"China and India are two largest source markets for Nepal. But, there is still huge scope of more tourist arrivals from these two neighbours. So, our main focus of promotional activities will be China and India for Visit Nepal Year," Krishna Prasad Devkota, secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil ...
In the meeting, tourism entrepreneurs also said that Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Airlines — the national flag carrier — can play a crucial role in bringing more tourists to the country. “No country has been able to boost the number of tourist arrivals without a strong national flag carrier,” said Shakya.
If we plan to make Nepal prosperous and achieve various economic and developmental goals, Nepal's tourism sector should have a contribution of at least 25 per cent to the national GDP,” said ... Dhakal also committed to make Chandragiri Hills tourist-friendly by diversifying tourism services and products.
Undoubtedly, every tourist falls in love with Nepal tourism because of these exciting characteristics among which, trekking is one that the world travelers always keeping exploring for. There are many enthusing trekking spots in Nepal such as Annapurna Circuit, Mount Everest Base Camp, among others.
With inbound numbers on the rise, Nepal's operators are introducing itineraries that reduce tourism carbon footprint and contribute to the growth of local communities. Shiva Rimal, team leader of GAPNepal, noted that tourist volumes to the country have “increased dramatically” since his company opened in ...
Yesterday, Oli held consultations with the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre) chief Prachanda regarding the Cabinet expansion. The six CPN-UML ministers are Pradip Kumar Gyawali (Foreign Affairs), Rabindra Adhikari (Tourism and Civil Aviation), Raghubir Mahaseth (Physical Infrastructure and ...

... Birgunj, at Chitwan's Narayangad, Puri held that people-to-people relations between Nepal and India was very strong and inseparable. He stressed on the need to exploit people-to-people ties for tourism promotion for the benefit of both countries. Ambassador Puri stressed on making publicity of tourist ...
LUMBINI: During the recent fourth edition of the Lumbini Peace Marathon, Maya Devi temple, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, was packed with around 100 runners, along with journalists and hoards of tourists. In contrast to the noise of cheers and applause filling the Sacred Garden where the temple is ...
Tourism is a major industry for Nepal and the largest source of foreign exchange for the Himalayan nation. However, despite its close proximity to China, the country has struggled to attract a large number of Chinese visitors. However, the return of K.P. Oli to power has seen Chinese state media hailing the ...
“After a brief slowdown following the 2015 earthquake, Chinese arrivals have picked up again. At 20-30 per cent annually, it's the fastest growing segment of tourism in Nepal.” Last year, India still remained the top tourist source country, with 160,000 air arrivals, followed by China, at 104,000. “This year, we ...
While tea can help growers earn money, systematic development of tea gardens can also turn the regions where it is grown into tourist destinations. Thus, the country as a whole can earn from what we can say tea tourism. According to data of Nepal Tea and Coffee Development Board, Nepal produces ...
"Although the 2015 earthquake had put the brakes on Chinese tourist growth, it has started to gain momentum," said Shrestha. ... Visitors from the northern neighbour are valued as they have helped to give a fillip to Nepal's tourism industry after arrivals from the traditional European markets started trailing ...
Travel agents in Seattle, Los Angeles, Toronto and Montreal will have the rare opportunity to meet the Nepalese adventure tour operators that offer some of the most breath-taking trekking experiences on earth. With eight of ten of the world's tallest peaks, Nepal offers an exploration for nearly every ability ...
Although Nepal hasn't got enough infrastructure for the disabled, many say the new trail is a good start. Nepal Tourism Board says the trail is safe for wheelchair users, senior citizens, and slow walkers. (TRTWorld). Nepal has opened its first trekking trail for people with physical disabilities. Though the ...
In the first quarter of 2018, tourist arrivals to Nepal surged by 18.1 percent when compared to the same period in 2017. The number of Indian tourists stood at 15.2 percent, while from Bangladesh, it was 35.3 percent, Sri Lanka (3.6 percent) and Pakistan (20.5 percent) as per Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) ...
Organisers said that GAMCE-2018 is an exclusive event that will bring all stakeholders under one umbrella to promote the growth of adventure tourism, especially in mountainous country like Nepal where the demand for adventure tourism is high. “The event further aims at reviving Nepal as an adventure ...
KATHMANDU: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has been conducting promotional activities through various tools and means to update media and consumers about the latest happenings in the field of tourism in Nepal. One of the medium that NTB has adopted to disseminate its message is through digital ...
Yu was addressing a function organised jointly by the Chinese Embassy here, the government of China's Yunan province and Nepal's Ministry of Tourism and Culture, to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dog. She also mentioned about many collaborations between Nepal and China in various fields in ...
The Kathmandu airport is already congested, he pointed out. Nepal is preparing to complete its $80 million Gautam Buddha airport by end of this year in the southern part of the country, he said. Gautam said Nepal is also building a $260 million airport at Pokhara, a popular tourist destination, which would ...
Nepal's leading trekking operators are making a trek of their own this February as they meet with travel agents and other travel industry representatives in four major North American cities, with the aim of increasing visitation to the remote mountainous destination. Travel agents in Seattle, Los Angeles, ...
Thus, it is indeed a period of optimism for Nepal, which seeks to style itself on the global market as a tourist hotspot. For a country of 30 million people, bordered by significantly larger states — China and India — the scope for tourism advancement is obvious. For perspective: the number of overseas trips by ...
On its part, India should help Nepal maintain the spirit and flexibility in the whole process of making democracy and governance. Both India and Nepal can achieve/create many milestones on major fronts such as economic growth, culture, tourism and knowledge through great strategies and strong plan of ...
Stating that the tourism sector has a significant contribution to Nepal's economic development, she lauded the role played by the Galeswar Ashram in modernizing Sanskrit education based on eastern philosophy. At the programme, Tanahu constituency no. 1 Member of Parliament Krishna Kumar Shrestha ...
KATHMANDU: Nepali stall has become one of the major attractions to the visitors in the 60th edition of the annual Brussels Holiday Fair in Brussels in Belgium. At the Nepal's stall, tourism promotional materials including banners, placards, posters and flyers are being displayed and distributed.
More than 30 participants including the representatives of China National Tourism Administration, World Tourism Alliance, China International Tourism Services, China Youth Travel Services, China Chamber of Tourism, travel and tour operators conducting travel business in Nepal and South Asia, and ...
BHIMDATTANAGAR: The 2nd Indo-Nepal Trade Fair and Tourism Festival has begun from Friday in Dehradun of Uttarakhand in India. The fair is organised by Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), Kanchanpur with the help of Ministry of Commerce, and Trade and Export Promotion Centre, and ...
... an aggressive and well-directed promotion, we need to also take a deeper look within Nepal itself. Nepal does not have the sea and beaches which attracts mass tourism. Despite this geographic limitation, a culture of innovation in the tourism industry can open up new possibilities and create unique adventure attractions.
The icefall – a treacherous, ever-shifting expanse of glacial ice that all climbers must cross to reach Everest's summit from Nepal – is becoming more unstable as temperatures warm due to climate change, and has claimed 23 lives in the last five years. Nepal's tourism department, which oversees the ...
KATHMANDU — Ambassador of Nepal to the Sultanate of Oman, Sarmila Parajuli Dhakal, paid a courtesy call on Minister of Tourism of Oman, Ahmed bin Nasser Bin Hamed Al Mahrizi, at latter's office Thursday. During the call, Ambassador Dhakal lauded the dynamic leadership of Sultan Qaboos bin Said ...
KATHMANDU: The World Bank office in India organised a meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday in a bid to bring Buddhist tourism stakeholders, including hoteliers and tour operators, to discuss ideas for promotion of Buddhist sites in Nepal, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka as an integrated Buddhist Circuits ...
The icefall - a treacherous, ever-shifting expanse of glacial ice that all climbers must cross to reach Everest's summit from Nepal - is becoming more unstable as temperatures warm due to climate change, and has claimed 23 lives in the last five years. Nepal's tourism department, which oversees the ...
Nepal was promoted as the ultimate adventure tourism destination at a recently-held travel expo in New Delhi, India on January 29, 2018. Adventure Sports Asia Expo (ASEA) 2018 that was held during January 27-29, 2018 stood as a great platform for promoting Nepal's potential as a global destination for ...
The three-day expo that started on January 27 provided a platform for promotion of Nepal as the ultimate adventure destination, in getting in touch with adventure tour buyers and sellers in the region, and in providing latest updates in the adventure tourism segment of Nepal, as per a media release.
The number of Chinese tourists travelling to Nepal is also swelling, rising 20 per cent in 2016 to 104,000, according to figures from the Nepal Tourism Board. The sharp rise has coincided with an increase in the number of Chinese businesses in Kathmandu, including hotels and restaurants in the so-called ...
RATNANAGAR, CHITWAN — A tourism information centre has been set up at Patihani, the touristic area in west Chitwan. The facility has been operated at Patihani of Bharatpur Metropolitabn City-22, cenre's coordinator Kumar Thapaliya said. The centre has been constructed by the Bharatpur Metropolitan ...
The ban on elephant ride would also put at risk investment of billions of rupees in hotels set up specially for wildlife tourism around Chitwan National Park. The move could also result in scores of people being jobless, as one tourist is estimated to create 13 jobs in Nepal. And since tourism is one of the ...
Pokhara, that lies some 200 km away from Kathmandu, is the second most popular tourism destination of the Himalayan country. Addressing the celebration, Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong said such events are important to boost the cultural and people-to-people relations between China and ...
Member of the Board of Directors of Nepal Tourism Board Dipak Mahat, president of Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal Nawaraj Dahal, and member of Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ram Sharan Thapaliya stressed the expansion of tourist policing to all provinces.
Jan 26, 2018-The fifth edition of The Amazing Motor Rally, a 200 km rally-cum-competition, is taking place today. The rally starts from Nepali Tourism Board in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, and will come to a close at the Himalayan Front Hotel, in Sarangkot, Kaski. Organised by KGH Foundation and Nepal Cancer Disease ...


 

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