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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
KATHMANDU: International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group and Nepal Hospitality and Hotel organized a press meet on ‘Sustainable Growth through Tourism’ on Tuesday at Al Fresco, Fairfield Marriott, Thamel.
MOGADISHU, June 15: At least 19 people were killed when Islamist militants launched a car bomb and gun attack on a busy hotel and adjacent restaurant in the Somali capital, a police officer said on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, May 30: The tourism entrepreneurs have praised the budget, saying that it was unveiled with due priority for tourism infrastructure development. They stressed the effective implementation of the budget.
KATHMANDU, May 21: The flavors of Mughal was revived at Sunrise Restaurant from Friday to Sunday where Hotel Yak and Yeti presented the all-time favorite ‘Hyderabadi Kebab and Biryani Fest’ for the food lovers who crave for succulent Kebab and rich aroma of steaming hot Biryanis.