POKHARA, Oct 3: Nepal's tourism sector has started bearing the brunt of Indo-Pak tensions as international tourists have started cancelling their bookings to Nepal citing safety concerns.

Cycle rally on World Tourism Day

September 27, 2016 10:24 am

ILAM, Sept 27: A four-day cycle rally has started from Ilam's Kanyam area coinciding with the 37th World Tourism Day and driven with an objective to promote eastern hilly districts as one of many tourist destinations in the country.

POKHARA, Sept 27: There is little excitement in Pokhara, one of the top tourist destinations in the country, while the world is celebrating 37th tourism day.

TAAN celebrates World Tourism Day

September 26, 2016 20:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) organized 'Heritage Walk with People with Disabilities' in Kathmandu on Monday on the eve of World Tourism Day 2016.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) is partnering with various tourism related organizations to celebrate 37th World Tourism Day by organizing various programs throughout the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) organized an interaction on 'Organic Agro Tourism' in Kathmandu on Friday.

DEMUL VILLAGE, India (AP) — For centuries, the sleepy valley nestled in the Indian Himalayas remained a hidden Buddhist enclave forbidden to outsiders.

PALPA, Sept 13: Valentine's Day and Ranimahal temple in Palpa show strong connection these days. Unlike in the past, crowd of young and old couples reach out to the temple of love on the love day.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeeban Bahadur Shahi has said infrastructure development was the base for the overall development of tourism sector.

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Aug 29: Sauraha of Chitwan, Nepal's third popular tourist destination, is set to get over Rs 13 million well-equipped tourism information center.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has appointed Nepali journalist, Chiranjibi Raj Devkota, as the Honorary Tourism Ambassador to Victoria State in Australia.

KAVRE, Aug 13: Names of trekkers, mountaineers and support staff, who lost their lives during trekking and mountaineering activities in Nepal, will be inscribed on a monument atop a hill in Timal Region (1900 meters) of Kavre if things go as planned.

KATHMANDU, July 25: A dream of those good-hearted from home and abroad who wished to organize a unique event at the international-level to promote Nepal's tourism in the aftermath of the earthquake has finally come true.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Embassy of Nepal, Bangkok organized a tourism promotion program in Savannakhet, Lao People's Democratic Republic, on 9 July 2016 with the slogan of 'Nepal is beautiful: visit, and enjoy in Nepal'.

KATHMANDU, July 3: In a bid to promote Nepal's tourism in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck the country on April 25 last year, hiking (a long walk) is being organized in Hong Kong.

DOLAKHA, July 3: Minister for Culture, Civil Aviation and Tourism Ananda Prasad Pokharel has urged investors to invest in agriculture and the tourism sector.

CHITWAN, June 25:Chitwan, one of the most popular tourist-hubs of Nepal, has yet to see any turnaround in the number of visitors that suddenly dwindled after the earthquake last year.

KATHMANDU, June 25:The effects of the United Kingdom's referendum vote to leave the European Union are yet to be felt in Nepal, apart from a jump in the price of gold in the local market. The yellow metal rose Rs 3,000 per tola on Friday soon after the Brexit poll results came out.

WASHINGTON DC, June 11: The world famous Forbes Magazine has published the list of 20 best value cities for budget travelers placing Pokhara of Nepal at the top. US Nepal Chamber of Commerce Vice-President Bed Kharel told the National news Agency (RSS) that the list published by the Forbes magazine would play significant role to attract tourists. The Forbes Magazine publishes the list of richest people of the world.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Nepal India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NICCI) have highlighted the need to implement the India-offered Leave Travel Concession (LTC) scheme to boost and promote bilateral tourism.  Speaking at a program organized in Kathmandu on Thursday, NICCI officials said that though the Indian government has approved a proposal to allow more than two million government employees to travel to Nepal along with Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka on LTC, the scheme has not been executed properly by both the governments.