POKHARA, Dec 27: The government's target of bringing in one million foreign tourists in 2023 has been achieved.

POKHARA, Oct 5: The tourism sector, which has been affected by the corona virus infection, has not yet recovered. Recently, the businessmen have not stopped complaining about the lack of visitors even during the tourist season, but they are increasing their investment in the tourism sector every year. Businessmen say that the amount of investment in Gandaki Province is increasing every year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Around eight hundred thousand foreign tourists have entered Nepal in the first nine months of the year 2023.

Tourist Bus Nepal app launched

August 31, 2023 13:30 pm

Kathmandu, Aug 31: An app named 'Tourist Bus Nepal’ has been launched for the convenience of visitors in booking bus tickets to various tourist destinations. The app is developed by Tourist Bus Association of Nepal (TBAN), the umbrella organization of tourist bus entrepreneurs.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Following the unauthorized issuance of air tickets by hackers, the concerned service providers have been alerted to take necessary precautions to prevent such incidents.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Foreign tourists now cannot go as solo travelers and have to be accompanied by a trained trekking guide, as per  the government enforced rule in this regard effective from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Nepal has witnessed an encouraging arrival of 326 thousand 527 foreign tourists in the first four months of 2023. The figure is 132.67 percent increment as compared to the same period in the previous year, 2022. A total of 140,336 foreign tourists visited the country during the same period in 2022.

POKHARA, August 5: Tourists from China, which is considered to be one of the main sources of foreign tourists for Nepal’s tourism sector, have started visiting Nepal. As many as 1,593 Chinese tourists entered Nepal by air in the month of July. According to Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), this influx of Chinese tourists in July is the largest since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) held an interaction program with the newly appointed ambassadors to various countries in Kathmandu on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Jeevan Ram Shrestha said that Nepali embassies and ambassadors abroad would have to play an important role in the promotion of tourism in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 4: A total of 237,813 foreign tourists visited Nepal in the last six months.

KATHMANDU, June 3: A total of 190,739 tourists have visited Nepal in the first five months of the year 2022.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Board members of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) have said that the board will plan its budget in such a way as to promote the revival of tourism in the country.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in tourism promotion on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has honored the finalists of BBC “Master Chef The Professionals 2020” including its winner Chef Santosh Shah amid a program organized in Kathmandu today.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The number of tourists in Nepal has increased significantly in the month of March. The tourism sector, which has been slowing down for the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been slowly recovering with the recent increase in tourist arrivals.

KATHMANDU, March 27: A three-day ‘East Tourism Mart’ that was held in Dharan under the management of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Dharan Sub-metropolis for the promotion of tourism in the border areas of the country has concluded today.

KATHMANDU, March 11: A three-day Western Travel Mart has been started in Nepalgunj, Banke from Thursday under the original project of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan Municipality.

Explanation sought from NTB CEO Regmi

February 2, 2022 13:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Dhananjay Regmi has been asked for a clarification within seven days.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: As COVID-19 cases continue to rise and the fear of another spell of lockdown looms large, tourism entrepreneurs have demanded that the government allow the tourism businesses to continue their operations by following the health safety measures.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: An international conference will be held in Nepal this month to formulate international guidelines for sustainable waste management in Nepal's mountainous and high mountainous regions.

KATHMANDU, August 19: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has launched the Sustainable Tourism for Livelihood Recovery Project (STLRP).

KATHMANDU, July 20: The second edition of ‘Mount Everest Fashion Runway’ is set to be held on September 22. The show will be attended by celebrity models from different countries of the world including Nepal. The organizers have a plan to bring international celebrities to Nepal by adhering to the health standards.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Tourism entrepreneurs have suggested the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) to focus on digital marketing for the revival of tourism in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Tourism experts have suggested to Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) to bring its annual budget in coordination with the federal, provincial and local levels to revive the tourism sector that has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has geared up preparations to revive domestic tourism hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The NTB will be taking part in the South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange (SATTE) to be organised by the International Tourism Promotion Board in India.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) have signed an agreement to ensure coordination for the promotion of tourism on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Dhananjay Regmi has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The process of selecting the new chief executive officer (CEO) for Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has lingered over trivial issues.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has participated in the third edition of Association of Touring & Adventure Suppliers (ATAS) Conference that concluded in Manchester, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Following widespread controversy over the convening of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) in Kathmandu, all preparations related to the event have been put on hold until further notification from the government.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) is going to launch a Tourist Police Mobile App in view of ensuring security to the tourists visiting Nepal in 2020.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has made it clear that no agreement has been reached yet on the fee to be paid to the organizers of Indian International Film Awards (IIFA).

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) is garnered with photo exhibition ' Tasbirma Sindhuli' (Sindhuli in Photograph) that kicked off on Friday at its premises, Exhibition Road. NTB and Sambridha Sindhuli jointly organized the exhibition that showcases places around Sindhuli, featuring historical Sindhuli Gadhi, natural heritage sites, lifestyle, and culture among others.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Paletee's Holiday, in association with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), has honored six women tourism entrepreneurs in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Organizing an event entitled 'The Tourism Entrepreneurs International Women Awards 2019: Voices and Visions', the company handed over the awards to three women entrepreneurs from Nepal and three from India involved in the tourism industry.

Through a different lens

March 1, 2019 08:55 am

In an attempt to promote tourism and provide a platform for creative expression Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has been organizing Photo Nepal, a monthly photo exhibition for the last four years. Over the years, they have organized competitions and exhibits to reflect the natural and cultural essence of Nepal.

Changes in Panauti on exhibition

January 6, 2019 17:50 pm

The pictorial display studies the system of meanings in its relations with urban forms, and a way of life in which the past and the new forces of change coexist.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Around four months after the commencement of the fiscal year 2075/76, the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has allocated around Rs 1.7 billion budget for the FY. The budget was approved by the Board of Directors of the NTB.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted permission to former chief executive officer of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Subash Nirola to file an appeal against a verdict of the Special Court while remaining free on bail .

POKHARA, July 9: Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) have purchased rescue materials worth Rs 1 million for the welfare of local and international tourists.

NTB CEO named head of PATA panel

May 23, 2018 10:14 am

KATHMANDU, May 23: Deepak Raj Joshi, CEO of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), has been unanimously named as the president of Government Destination Board of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Special Court slapped a seven-year jail term on former chief executive officer of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Subash Niraula on Thursday, for embezzlement at the country's tourism promotional body through the submission of fake bills.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Celebrity chef Rick Stefan, the director of Kitchens SAT, has been appointed as Goodwill Ambassador of the 'Experience Nepal-Culture and Cuisines' campaign, on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) on Sunday launched ‘Experience Nepal 2018’ campaign in order to promote Nepali tourism and Nepali food in the international market in 2018.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: ‘Living with Parkinson’s disease’, a documentary video is scheduled to screen at the auditorium hall of Nepal Tourism Board in Pradarshani Marg, Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) is planning to arrange shuttle bus service for tourists on the day of parliamentary and provincial elections that fall on December 7.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) will arrange the airport shuttle bus service for tourists on the day of local level elections.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Chengdu Radio and Television (CDRTV) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at promoting Nepali tourism in China.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has announced the launch of 'Experience Nepal' tourism campaign in partnership with American Express and Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL).

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has appointed Nepali journalist, Chiranjibi Raj Devkota, as the Honorary Tourism Ambassador to Victoria State in Australia.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), which conducts photo exhibition programs on a regular basis, is organizing a photo exhibition program at its office on August 5-7.