KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sudan Kirati, has said the procurement process of aircraft for the national flag-carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has neared the final phase.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Nepal's tourism sector has found respite through an influx of domestic tourists. In recent years, Nepali residents have increasingly embarked on trips with their families, friends, and relatives, contributing significantly to the promotion of domestic tourism.
POKHARA, Sept 2: The Government of Nepal has set an ambitious target of welcoming one million foreign tourists in the year 2023. However, as of the end of August, just over 600,000 foreign visitors have arrived in Nepal via air route.
BHAIRAHAWA, Aug 31: Tourist arrivals in Lumbini have significantly increased in the recent years. The data shows the birthplace of Gautam Buddha experienced a surge in the influx of tourists in the post-COVID-19 period.
KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is to halve the $200 daily fee it charges tourists in an effort to boost a sector still struggling to recover a year after the end of COVID-19 restrictions.
Nepal has long been recognized as a tourist haven, boasting a rich tapestry of cultural heritage, natural beauty, and spiritual experiences. In a promising turn of events, Nepal is now poised to harness the potential of tourism from its close neighbor, Bangladesh. The recent arrival of a delegation of 700 employees from a prominent Bangladeshi company marks a significant step forward in this endeavor, with the promise of not only boosting Nepal's tourism sector but also strengthening bilateral relations between the two nations.
KATHMANDU, July 19: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality has taken a significant step towards ensuring the safety and seamless management of tourists visiting the Khumbu region by introducing the innovative 'Trek Card.'
The recent surge in the number of tourists visiting the country is a positive sign of recovery for the tourism industry battered by Covid-19. The surge in the number of foreign tourists comes in the wake of significant investment made in the country’s hospitality sector.
ANNAPURNA, March 27: The number of domestic tourists reaching Khumaidanda is gradually on the rise. With growing turn up of visitors, operators of three local hotels here are busy managing hospitality services.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: In the last one year, only 659 foreign tourists entered Nepal through the Birgunj customs point in Parsa. With the decrease in the spread of COVID-19 worldwide, the number of inbound tourists to Nepal is increasing.
SOLUKHUMBU, Jan 20: The Khumbu area in Solukhumbu district has received a good number of tourists even during this time of off-season. The winter period is considered as an off-season for tourism in the Khumbu area.
KATHMANDU, Jan 2: More than 600,000 tourists have entered Nepal in 2022. Based on the number of tourists who came to visit Nepal, the largest number of tourists came from the neighboring country India.
BUTWAL, Dec 5: Tourist arrivals are increasing this year in Lumbini, which was deserted due to the coronavirus pandemic for the past two years. With the increase in tourist arrivals, the tourism business in the Lumbini region, which was severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, has started to gather pace.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Releasing the election manifesto on Monday, the CPN (Maoist Center) has targeted to prepare a basis to bring in as much as 3 million foreign tourists a year. The party has also termed tourism as a key pillar for the country’s economic prosperity.
BANKE, July 15: The number of visitors has been increasing at the Bardiya National Park (BNP) here as this is the time when the tigers can be seen in the national park. The chances of spotting the wild cat are high during jungle safaris at this time of the year.
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 18: The Tourism Recovery Steering Committee has planned to host a ‘Tourism Summit’ in September. According to the committee’s Coordinator Rajaram Giri, tourism ministers from major countries contributing to Nepal’s tourism sector will be invited to the mega event.
KATHMANDU, Feb 26: As many as 16,975 international tourists from 150 countries visited Nepal in January, according to the Department of Immigration. The number of tourists arriving in the country has shown signs of recovery for the tourism sector, which was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
SYDNEY, Feb 21: Australia on Monday fully reopened its international borders to travellers vaccinated against the coronavirus after nearly two years of pandemic-related closings as tourists returned and hundreds of people were reunited with family and friends.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nepal welcomed 9,898 foreign tourists in the month of September, according to the information released by the Department of Immigration. The number of tourists who arrived in August was around 6,000.
POKHARA, Oct 20: Tourist destinations of the Annapurna area including Ghandruk have decided to not operate hotels for an indefinite period. Tourism entrepreneurs are worried of COVID-19 transmission if they allow tourists to enter the village. Uncertainty remains regarding the operation of hotels in Ghandruk and Annapurna Base Camp (ABC).
POKHARA, Jan 25: Street children, including some from India, have been found to have created nuisance for tourists in Pokhara's Lakeside. They beg and run after tourists until some money is dropped off, and this ugly practice is sure to demotivate tourists to prolong their stay in Pokhara, and that too while Visit Nepal 2020 is ongoing, according to businesspersons.