PHUKET, Thailand, March 27: From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as airlines cancel flights and countries close their borders in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
ITAHARI, Feb 5: Beechcraft 1900D of Buddha Air touched down the Biratnagar airport at 1pm Monday. It was not a usual flight of the private carrier. It was the maiden direct flight from Pokhara to Biratnagar.
BHAIRAHAWA, June 7: Even though the provincial government has announced 2019 as Lumbini Visit Year, the painstakingly slow progress of widening and repairing the 41.1 kilometers long Bahirahawa–Taulihawa road section is likely to have adverse effect on tourism. Locals and stakeholders lament that the road which should have been completed by now is still in a pathetic condition. The road section is the main gateway to Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha which is used by hundreds of internal and international tourists.