We were expecting two million tourists to visit Nepal this year but it looks like we might not reach the target due to the outbreak of coronavirus in China and various other countries. Even before the Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign was officially launched, tourism entrepreneurs had serious doubts about attracting two million tourists due to inadequate tourism infrastructure in our country.
KATHMANDU, Mar 2: The government has directed the bodies and organizations under the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation to act promptly for the preparation of prevention of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
RAMPUR, Jan 31: Palpa, which has made its identity as an attractive tourism destination for domestic visitors, is hosting river rafting and paragliding events for roping in the foreign tourists during the Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: In what appears to be a major setback for the country which is celebrating the ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’, the arrival of Chinese tourists in groups is likely to come to a halt from Monday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, has said the time has come to stop the departure of intellectual human resource from the country. The capital flight is also a worrying concern, he stressed.
The government of Nepal has declared 2020 as the Visit Nepal Year (VNY). The government hopes that two million tourists will come to the country and each will spend above $75 a day. Undoubtedly, our economy needs a boost and what better than backing the tourism industry to catapult our growth story to the next level? Meanwhile, there has been criticism on the role of the government, especially, the pace with which things should have moved forward. Nevertheless, it is important to remember that it is “Visit Nepal Year” and not “Visit Nepal Government Year”. Therefore, we the people of Nepal have a solemn duty to contribute to making VNY successful.
SINDHULI, Jan 4: Targeting Visit Nepal Year (VNY), Chetana Village Resort has come into operation at Khaniya Kharka in the district. Operator of the resort, Yadav Humagain said the total investment for the resort stood at Rs 120 million.
KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Thakurdwara of Bardiya on Wednesday morning witnessed a huge crowd as they gathered to celebrate the commencement of the Visit Nepal Year 2020. People from all walks of life had taken interest in the initiative while the presence of key persons from government offices and social sector had graced the event.
The Visit Nepal 2020 campaign has officially begun. Amid the grand celebration in Kathmandu and several places of seven provinces, the program was inaugurated on Wednesday with great fanfare and rejoicing. There have been commitments from all sides to make VNY 2020 a grand success.
KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) and associations affiliated have decided to participate in the inauguration of Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020 at Dasharath Stadium on Wednesday showcasing their respective ethnic identity.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has urged bankers and head of financial institutions to support and participate in 'Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020' campaign.
BHARATPUR, Dec 20: Visit Nepal Year 2020 is set to kick-start from Sauraha in Province. Chief Minister of the province Dormani Poudel is scheduled to inaugurate the Visit Nepal Year on January 3 in Sauraha amidst a special event.
In not less than 25 days from today, Visit Nepal 2020 will officially start. The VNY 2020 has been one of the most important flagship programs of the government of K P Sharma Oli. It indeed is a landmark event for Nepal to tap into our immense tourism potentials to contribute to nation’s economy and development. The last time Nepal held such an event was in 1998. For ten years, from 1996 to 2006, Nepal could not attract more tourists due to armed insurgency.
Working tirelessly with the notion of recognizing coworkers for their work, Upaul Majumdar, general manager at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, has been materializing his experience of over three decades for the betterment of the hospitality fraternity. He received three awards in 2019, for his exemplary work in the hospitality sector. Entitled with the Asia's Best General Manager (Hospitality) award in 2018, Majumdar believes it is not just about doing business but taking care of the people who work for the company. Republica's Muna Sunuwar caught up with Majumdar to talk about the status, human resource management and Soaltee's preparation for VNY 2020, among others.
OKHALDHUNGA, Nov 6: Pokali cultural festival has been organized in the district with an aim to attract 20,000 domestic as well as international tourists during Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020. Pokali is regarded as the country's second highest waterfall.
CHITWAN, Oct 1: Bed Kumar Mahato spent his 10 years in foreign employment in Malaysia. He returned home last January and did not wish to go abroad again. He wanted to earn well at home, but it was not possible with farming. So he thought of starting a homestay facility.
ILAM, Sept 25: The much-hyped Visit Nepal 2020 is just three months away but most of the roads leading to major tourist destinations are yet to be repaired. The situation is not different in Province 1, which boasts of having over two dozen tourist destinations.