KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The Nepali delegation participating in the 141st Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Belgrade of Serbia have invited fellow parliamentarians from 170 countries to visit Nepal in 2020.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Different organizations and companies were felicitated for their contribution to the tourism sector, at an event organized in the capital on Friday on the occasion of the 40th World Tourism Day.
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.
BUTWAL, Sept 24: Dozens of tourists from Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, China, India and other countries enter Nepal via the Belahiya Bahia border point in Rupandehi every day. This gateway is not only narrow and short, but also filthy and dusty.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has launched the official website and handles of different social media platforms of Visit Nepal Year 2020 at a program organized in the capital on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai said that the ministry has initiated the task of adding facilities in the domestic airports across the country.
UDAYAPUR, Sept 4: Belaka municipality of Udayapur district has started the campaign of operating paragliding in a bid to promote tourism in the municipality by welcoming more than 50 thousand domestic and foreign visitors to Belaka area annually.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Chief Executive of Qatar Airways Group, Akbar Al Baker, met with the Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Bin Mohamad and other senior government officials following the opening of the UNWTO World Tourism Conference in Kuala Lumpur on Monday.
NAWALPARASI,Aug 15: A statue of a tiger has been constructed and installed at Amaltari in ward no. 15 of Kawasoti municipality. The life-size statue of the tiger was constructed with financial support from the Gandaki state government.
Sushovan Aryal has been involved in the tourism industry for a good number of years now. As a travel guide and avid trekker, he leads groups of travelers and trekkers all over Nepal. Today he is more involved in the internal affairs of tour operations and travels less frequently than he used to. But that doesn’t change the fact that traveling is what makes him happy and what he is passionate about.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Though players in the tourism sector are disappointed with the cancellation of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, they are optimistic about creating other opportunities for tourism promotion in the country.
KATHMANDU, July 17: Tourism entrepreneurs and local representatives of the provincial government of Karnali have said that policy and infrastructural issues in the Dolpo region have been limiting the number of tourists in the region.
SURKHET, July 11: The federal and state governments jointly have declared 101 tourist destinations in Karnali State (79 destinations declared by Ministry of Karnali State for Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment, and 17 by the federal government).
KATHMANDU, July 6: Bangkok-based Nepal Embassy organized ‘Nepal Evening 2019’ on Friday in Phuket, Thailand with a view to promoting Nepali tourism and culture as well as attracting foreign investment for the development of the country.
COLOMBO, July 3: Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka fell sharply in May and June from a year ago, as visitors shunned the Indian Ocean island after the Easter Sunday attacks, the tourism bureau said on Wednesday.
DOLAKHA, June 30: In their policies, the local, provincial, as well as the federal government, have prioritized tourism. But an actionable strategy and plan to achieve the goal remains elusive for most of the local and provincial governments except in the case of Dolakha district. Due to its focus on building infrastructure to support its ambition to grow the local hospitality industry, locals say that the district is validating titles given to it: Nepal’s Switzerland and gateway to Mount Everest.
KATHMANDU, June 25: Minister for Finance, Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada, has said that the tourism sector is the crucial basis of country' speedy economic growth, employment creation and foreign currency earning.