KATHMANDU, May 27: Notwithstanding the fact that Nepal is popular for trekking and mountaineering among foreigners, an overwhelming majority of tourists who visited Nepal in the year 2019 are found to have come here for entertainment purposes.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Tourism and airlines entrepreneurs have been urged not to go for a layoff citing the unfavourable situation in the aftermath of fear of coronavirus outbreak.

No tourism without infrastructures

February 17, 2020 09:15 am

Visit Nepal 2020 has already started and the government of Nepal is expecting two million tourists this year. In order to attract two million tourists, government is spending over six billion rupees for advertisement and promotion in international media. Tourism is a promising growth sector that can provide inclusive and sustainable growth across Nepal. Though Nepali tourism has been making steady progress in the last three years, the number set by the stakeholders seems ambitious with infrastructure being a major constraining factor. However, there is no option but to do our best to make Visit Nepal 2020 a grand success.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: One thousand and two hundred climbers of 164 groups have acquired permission to climb mountains in this autumn season.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation said on Thursday that the government is planning to bring Gautam Buddha International Airport into operation within one year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: A photography exhibition titled "Beautiful Nepal" kicked off at the Wenchang Gallery of Summer Palace in Beijing on Thursday.

Okhaldhunga homestay awaits guests

October 22, 2019 12:34 pm

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 22: The first-ever homestay started in Thadey of Siddhicharan Municipality-6, Okhaldhunga, is awaiting proper promotion and arrival of guests.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Chinese actress Xu Qing has been appointed as tourism goodwill ambassador for the Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign, amid a function in Kathmandu on Saturday.

If we want to bring more tourists

August 25, 2018 01:05 am

After completing a year of study in France, I came back to Nepal recently. The journey was costly and I had to face a lot of hassles at the airport. If Nepal had a direct flight from and to Paris or any other city of Europe, the journey would be much shorter and less costly. We are facing a lot of problems in lack of direct flights to and from many countries. It has directly impacted our tourism.