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  • Destination branding of pilgrimage tourism in Nepal

    Published on : Thursday, April 8, 2021

    To the GDP of Nepal, tourism contributes about 3 percent. Computed on the basis of backward-forward linkages and the ecosystem, tourism has been calculated to account roughly 15 percent of the financial activities as well as employment structure. For Nepal, …

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  • Nepal allows mountaineers, trekkers after seven months of lockdown

    Published on : Friday, November 6, 2020

    Nepal is home to eight of the 14 highest mountains in the world, including the holy grail for climbers – Mount Everest. Foreign visitors are a major source of income for Nepal, especially for the small town of Lukla which …

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  • Nepal remains undecided on tourism reopening

    Published on : Thursday, October 15, 2020

    Confusion carries on reigning over the topic of Nepal tourism reopening for tourists. The recent decision is to permit international visitors only from mid-November 2020, which actually doesn’t match with the earlier decision of the government’s to allow tourists from …

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  • Nepal tourism depends on Indians for restoration

    Published on : Wednesday, August 19, 2020

    In spite of the COVID-19 induced economic slowdown, Nepal is anticipating to host about 2 lakh foreign tourists in the ongoing fiscal year 2020-21, of which majorities are expected to be Indians, as per Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) officials. The …

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  • Nepal aims to diversify tourism with the help of campaigns and festivals

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, for decades Nepal has been a great attraction for adventurers, thrill-seekers and mountain lovers, but the landlocked country aims to diversify its tourism with the help of campaigns and art festivals and rekindle …

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  • 24th edition of EMITT held at Istanbul; Nepal marks its strong presence

    Published on : Tuesday, February 4, 2020

    The 24th edition of East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT), held at Istanbul Turkey between 30 January 2020 and 2 February 2020 came to an end with productive business networking sessions. At the exhibition, Nepal made its strong …

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  • Satellite Tourism Resilience Centre to be set up in Nepal

    Published on : Monday, December 30, 2019

    Hon  Edmund Barlett, Minister of Tourism is in Nepal to conclude the discussions for a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a Satellite Centre in Nepal on January 1 2020 by The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) on …

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  • Nepal aiming to get back on world tourism map after the devastating earthquakes

    Published on : Thursday, December 5, 2019

    Four and a half years after a devastating earthquake in April 2015 affected Nepal badly, the small hilly nation aims to get back its position on the world tourism map by attracting Buddhist pilgrims from India, Bhutan, Myanmar and Sri …

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  • Nepal aims to boost religious tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    For attracting religious tourists from various countries, including India, Nepal has undertaken several infrastructure development projects with support from Asian Development Bank (ADB). To improve regional connectivity and trade, ADB approved USD 180 million last year under the South Asia …

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  • China poised to become top tourist source for Nepal as bilateral ties deepen

    Published on : Thursday, November 28, 2019

    Friendly relations between Nepal and China, visa-free entry, and growing air connectivity have been key drivers of the Chinese footprints in Nepal, but the tiny South Asian nation is keen to woo even more visitors from its mammoth neighbour.   …

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  • “Nepal expects more tourists from U.K in coming years”.: Santosh Thapa, Nepal Tourism Board

    Published on : Friday, November 22, 2019

      Nepal is a country of charming hamlets, dense jungle wildlife, bygone Hindu temples and breathtaking mountain scenery. All make Nepal a trekker’s paradise.   Nepal nestled away in the lap of the Himalayan Mountain Range, and it is the …

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  • Chinese actress Xu Qing appointed as goodwill ambassador by Nepal

    Published on : Monday, October 21, 2019

    For the Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020 campaign, Chinese actress Xu Qing has been conferred as the tourism goodwill ambassador.     The Nepali Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai during a special function in Kathmandu on …

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  • India and Nepal inaugurate South Asia’s first cross-country oil pipeline

    Published on : Thursday, September 12, 2019

    The leaders of India and Nepal have inaugurated South Asia’s first cross-country oil pipeline, allowing Nepal to receive an uninterrupted supply of oil from India.   Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart, Khadga Prasad Oli, hit the switch concurrently on Tuesday from their …

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  • Binod Chaudhary named as Outstanding Leader – SAARC at the CEO Awards 2019

    Published on : Tuesday, August 27, 2019

    The chairman of CG Corp Global and strong investor in the Indian hospitality sector Dr Binod Chaudhary was named the Outstanding Leader – SAARC at the CEO Awards 2019 held in Mumbai recently.  The prestigious annual awards celebrate excellence in …

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  • Nepal hikes visa fees for foreign tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, July 17, 2019

     From July 17, Nepal will raise visa fees for foreign tourists, the decision was taken in May as the Government did not raise the charges for almost a decade.     There was an order from the Department of Immigration …

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  • Nepal aims to welcome 2 million tourists in 2020

    Published on : Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    2020 is expected to be a big year for Nepal. The country aims to welcome 2 million tourists. Home to the highest peak in the world, diverse flora and fauna, multiple UNESCO heritage sites and irresistible natural beauty, Nepal is …

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  • Nepal promoted as Fountain of Buddhism in Cambodia, Vietnam & Thailand

    Published on : Thursday, June 20, 2019

    Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), in coordination with Society of Travel and Tour Operators Nepal (SOTTO-Nepal), organised Nepal Sales Missions in Hanoi, Phnom Penh and Bangkok. The Sales Missions were focused on promoting Nepal as a ‘ Fountain of Buddhism ’ …

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  • Nepal plans to add tourism activities in protected parks

    Published on : Monday, June 10, 2019

    The Nepal government has plans to introduce tourism activities inside protected parks of the country for revenue generation. However, the conservationists believe that such interventions could cause massive degradation of biodiversity.       The government has drafted a new …

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  • Nepal tourism grew at 3.9 per cent in 2018 earning a revenue of $2.15 bn; WTTC

    Published on : Friday, May 31, 2019

    Nepal tourism grew at 3.9 per cent in 2018.  It generated revenue of Nepalese rupee 240.7 billion or U.S. dollars 2.15 billion as per the World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual research report. It supported over 1.05 million jobs …

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  • Nepal holds much more charm than its majestic mountains

    Published on : Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    Is Nepal considered a safe destination for traveling after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season?   The answer should be yes. Nepal is much more than climbing the tallest mountain on earth. Nepal is peaceful and beautiful, and …

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