TAULIHAWA, March 6: More than a million tourists, including Buddhist pilgrims, visit Lumbini -- the birthplace of Buddha - every year. However, Buddha's natal town Kapilvastu still awaits visitors despite lying just 59 kilometers away from Lumbini.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Direct contribution of travel and tourism sector to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is estimated to have increased by 6.8 percent to Rs 91 billion in 2017, a study conducted by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Chinese tourists visiting Nepal this year will find the processing at airport immigration easier. They can also wake up to a Chinese breakfast and end the day with a Chinese dinner. And the whole day they can have guides who explain everything to them in Chinese.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: South Korean company Landmark Worldwide (LMW), which prepared a detailed feasibility study of the proposed second international airport (SIA) in Nijgadh of Bara, has cold-shouldered the government's call to come and hold a discussion with the tourism ministry for receiving payment.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) is starting full-fledged operation of Mode S Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar (MSSR), which was installed at Bhattedanda of Lalitpur 14 months ago, from February 1.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Production of paddy dropped slightly, while maize production climbed to an all-time high in Fiscal Year 2017/18, according to a report prepared by the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD).
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: While Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the only international airport of the country, is being criticized for its terminal capacity and space, passenger movement has been increasing each year.