KATHMANDU, May 5: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has asked the hotels designated as quarantine facilities for those traveling from India via Air Bubble service not to charge more than Rs 3,000 per person per day.

The Waldorf Astoria hotel in Amsterdam, with a two Michelin star chef and rooms starting at $700, initially balked at the idea of offering burgers for delivery. Then reality hit.

MOGADISHU, Feb 1: Nine people died in an attack at a hotel on Sunday in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, and security forces ended the assault by al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters early on Monday, a police spokesman said.

In normal times the Hotel Avenir Montmartre is a tourist magnet with its views of the Eiffel Tower and the Sacre Coeur church, but COVID-19 has scared off the usual guests. Instead, the hotel has opened its doors to the homeless.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Varnabas, a museum hotel reflecting Nepal's cultural and ethnic diversity from three regions – southern plains, hills, and the Himalayas – is being built in Kathmandu. The hotel will consist of floors dedicated to ethnic groups from the three regions, showcasing their unique cultures and lifestyles.

POKHARA, Nov 30: Lakeside, the tourist district of Pokhara, is warming up for 13th South Asian Games (SAG) which begins from Sunday.

It looks like a rock ‘n’ roll guitar that Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page would have played.

Eight die in fire at hotel in Ukraine

August 17, 2019 18:41 pm

KIEV, Aug 17: Eight people died and 10 more were injured in a fire early on Saturday in a private hotel in the southern Ukrainian port of Odessa, Ukraine’s emergencies service said.

Home away from home

August 16, 2019 09:20 am

Yakety Yak, located in Thamel, Kathmandu, right above Kar.ma Coffee, is gaining steady popularity among backpackers who come to Nepal. But the chic little hostel, with its industrial theme and open space with high ceilings, is doing much more than just providing travelers a place to stay. It’s a space for solo travelers to connect, says Girish Rajbhandari, one of the owners of Yakety Yak.

MOGADISHU, July 14: Islamic extremists blew up the gate of a Somali hotel with a car bomb and took over the building for more than 14 hours, leaving 26 people dead before Somali forces who besieged the hotel overnight killed the attackers. The victims included a prominent Canadian-Somali journalist.

MOGADISHU, July 13: Somalia’s security forces on Saturday ended an overnight attack by the al Shabaab Islamist militant group on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayu that killed at least 13, a police officer said.

POKHARA, June 2: The inauguration function for a newly-built hotel in Pokhara attended by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Saturday has set an example how top leadership can suffer a dent in stature if they bend to undue political influence or are ill-advised.

KATHMANDU, April 3: A sub-committee of International Relations Committee of parliament has found irregularities in share ownership transfer and land ownership transfer of Hotel Hyatt Regency Kathmandu.

What happens when a German butcher opens a hotel? A vegetarian’s Wurst nightmare. There are pictures of sausages on the wallpaper, sausage-shaped pillows on the beds and bratwurst hanging from the ceiling. The room numbers are printed on butcher’s knives and even the soap looks like sausage.

Hyatt features Winter Soul Food menu

January 3, 2019 19:20 pm

Rox Restaurant at Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu is presenting an À la carte menu, comprising of winter foods from January 4 to February 3. The menu features seasonal ingredients and vegetables that help keep the tummy warm during winter. Chef Dhiraj of the restaurant prepared the menu.

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 28: Two children have been found dead in a hotel room at Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality-2, Lukla of Solukhumbu on Tuesday. The circumstances of their death remain unknown.

Vivanta hotel coming up in Jhamsikhel

October 2, 2018 03:45 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Chaudhary Group (CG) has signed an agreement with Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) to bring hospitality brand Vivanta to Kathmandu.

BEIJING, Aug 25: A fire early on Saturday morning at a hot springs hotel in the far northeastern Chinese city of Harbin killed 18 people, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

NEW YORK, Aug 4: The “meowdels” wore couture and the crowd was cat-tastic at The Algonquin Hotel’s annual feline fashion show, presided over by the historic Times Square establishment’s 12th resident cat, a ginger boy with a theatrical name, Hamlet VIII.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: A probe committee formed to investigate the controversial construction of Hotel Water Front owned by tourism entrepreneur Karna Shakya on the banks of Fewa Lake has found that some portion of the hotel has been constructed on public land.

RUPANDEHI, July 15: Nepali entrepreneurs have been increasingly interested toward investing into hotels in Rupandehi district in view of the under-construction Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) at Bhairahawa.

Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) organized the 1st South Asian Artist Camp on Wednesday at Kupondole, Lalitpur.

Man, woman found dead in hotel

June 21, 2018 10:43 am

BHAKTAPUR, June 20: A woman and a man were found dead at Garnish Hotel of Bansghari in Suryabinayak Municipality-9 of Bhaktapur on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Hotel and restaurant employees will now get a bigger share of the service charge received from the clients.

POKHARA, June 4: A land measurement team formed by the government has started to measure land encroached by Karna Shakya's Water Front Hotel at Fewa Lake.

RASUWA, May 30: A fire has broken out at a hotel based in Tumure of Gosaikunda rural municipality-2 in Rasuwa district.

Woman found dead in hotel

May 28, 2018 13:39 pm

NUWAKOT, May 28: A woman has been found dead in a hotel based in Suryachaur of Shivapuri rural municipality-6.

England football team wives and girlfriends will be banned from staying with their other halves at their tournament HQ next month - in line with tradition.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are holding one-on-one talks at Dwarika’s Hotel in the capital. They are scheduled to officially inaugurate a long-over-due Arun III hydropower project by jointly switching a button on.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Shangri-La Hotel, Kathmandu, has said that it has immortalized the legendary Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in its suite room. Issuing a statement, the hotel said that the ceremony was inaugurated by its Chairman Shyam Bahadur Panday, and Norbu Tenzing Sherpa, son of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Gross Value Added (GVA) by hotel and restaurant sector has increased significantly over the past one and half decades, the National Accounts Statistics of Nepal (2017/18 Annual Estimates) shows.

NEW DELHI, April 1:  A four-story rickety hotel building collapsed in central India, killing at least 10 people and injuring three, police said Sunday.

Hotel management study in Nepalgunj

March 28, 2018 10:03 am

KOHALPUR, March 28: Soaltee Pvt Ltd that has been running colleges in Kathmandu, Itahari, Bandipur and Pokhara has now established Gate Vocational Western Technical College in Nepalgunj.

Fire engulfs hotel at Taplejung

March 23, 2018 07:37 am

TAPLEJUNG, March 23: An upper floor of Hotel Eco View Point gutted when fire engulfed at Heplyang, near entrance of Taplejung’s headquarter on Friday morning.

Two injured in Sundhara hotel fire

March 22, 2018 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, March 22: Two persons were injured after a building which housed a hotel and a sweetshop at Sundhara caught fire on Wednesday evening.

Everest hotel chair Ahmad Lari arrested

February 8, 2018 13:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The chairman of The Everest Hotel, New Baneshwor, Mashkoor Ahmad Lari has been arrested on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Nepal has condemned Saturday's terrorist attack at a hotel in Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan, that claimed the lives of at least 18 people and injured several other innocent persons.

KABUL, Jan 22: Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners. Some of the 150 guests fled the gunbattle and fire sparked by the assault by shimmying down bedsheets from the upper floors.

KABUL, Jan 21: Gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, killing at least five people, including a foreigner, and setting off a 12-hour gunbattle with security forces that continued into Sunday morning, as frantic guests tried to escape from fourth and fifth-floor windows.

Hotel business hit hard

January 10, 2018 10:01 am

BAITADI, Jan 10: The number of tourists coming to different parts of the district has been falling for the past three years.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: International School of Tourism and Hotel Management (IST) at Gyaneshwor Marg has been offering customized programs from +2 Level to the Bachelors Level.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) has organized a promotional program in the South Korean capital Seoul on Friday in association with the Korean Embassy based in Nepal, Nepali Embassy based in Korea, Nepal-Korea Chamber of Commerce, Non Resident Nepali Association Korea, Korean Airlines, and Nepal Tourism Board.

Career building in Hotel Management

November 2, 2017 10:38 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The Asian Institute of Technology and Management (AITM) organized a graduation ceremony on Wednesday at Radisson Hotel, Lazimpat.

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA, Oct 29: A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces pursued other attackers inside the building, police said. Two more blasts were heard, one when an attacker detonated a suicide vest.

LAS VEGAS, Oct 4: The Las Vegas gunman transferred $100,000 overseas in the days before the attack and planned the massacre so meticulously that he even set up cameras inside the peephole of his high-rise hotel room and on a service cart outside his door, apparently to spot anyone coming for him, authorities said Tuesday.

LAS VEGAS, Oct 2: A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

‘Dashain Aayo’ at Radisson Hotel

September 24, 2017 09:29 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Radisson Hotel Kathmandu has launched the 'Dashain Aayo' event from Thursday at the Hotel’s The Fun Café. The buffet service will be open during lunch hours from 12 pm to 12:30 pm and during dinner hours from 6 pm to 10 pm.

KATHMANDU, September 4: Hotel booking has gone up with the start of the tourism season in the country.

URLABARI, September 3: Survey Office Ilam's 54-year-old chief was found dead this morning in a hotel room in Biratnagar of Morang.

KATHMANDU: Global Reach is all set to organize the Australian University Fair in Kathmandu on Monday. The event will take place at Hotel De’ L Annapurna, Durbar Marg from 10 am to 5 pm, and is said to be the biggest event of its kind in Nepal.