Tourism

Discovering New Products in Tourism

Discovering New Products in Tourism

At a time when ‘Visit Nepal 2020’ is just around the corner, the tourism stakeholders are busy trying to figure out how Nepal can meet its target of two million tourist arrivals. Besides the . . . Read more »


Exploring New Potentials in Mountain Tourism

 Exploring New Potentials in Mountain Tourism

June 2019   
May 14, 2019, was a historic day for mountaineering in Nepal. A first in the mountaineering season for the Himalayas, four mountains standing above 8,000 metres, Everest (8,848 metres), Kanchenjunga . . . Read more »


Up in the Air : Nepal’s Air Travel Numbers on the Rise

Up in the Air :  Nepal’s Air Travel Numbers on the Rise

Nepal is home to high peaks, cultural heritage sites, wildlife reserves and breathtaking landscapes. This great diversity has been a driving force in terms of attracting tourists from all around the . . . Read more »


Visit Nepal 2020 : The Infrastructure Challenge

Visit Nepal 2020 : The Infrastructure Challenge

Nepal is gearing up for ‘Visit Nepal 2020’ and focusing on achieving the two million tourists target set by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation. The . . . Read more »


The 2 Million Challenge

The 2 Million Challenge

In 2002, global tourism figures were plummeting as the world was still reeling under the aftershocks of the 9/11 attacks in the United States. Indian tourism, in particular, had reached its nadir. A . . . Read more »


Adding Value to Nepal’s Tourism

Adding Value to Nepal’s Tourism

May 2018   
Despite the all-time high footfall of tourists in Nepal in 2017, reaching almost a million mark, the country hasn’t yet been able to register an impressive record in average daily spending. In . . . Read more »


The Struggle for European Airspace

The Struggle for European Airspace

In 2017, Nepal improved on ICAO’s safety audit, scoring aviation safety standards score of 66 percent, higher than the global safety benchmark of 60 percent. However, the EU ban continues. . . . Read more »


Bon Appétit : Tourism Opportunities through Food

Bon Appétit : Tourism Opportunities through Food

Good food in today’s world is not just considered as a palate pleaser. Pleasing the taste buds has also become one important way of attracting tourists. Various international surveys and research . . . Read more »


Preserving a Bygone Age for Tourist Dollars

Preserving a Bygone Age for Tourist Dollars

Historical buildings are regarded as monuments with a great a deal of importance to any country the world over. They exist to inspire and showcase a country’s feats in engineering, architecture and . . . Read more »


The Tourism Growth Conundrum!

The Tourism Growth Conundrum!

To compare Nepal and Switzerland, in tourism, may appear outrageous or even silly considering Switzerland’s outstanding reputation and achievements in the international tourism market. But such . . . Read more »


A Vision for Visit Nepal 2020

A Vision for Visit Nepal 2020

Ever since the Nepal Tourism Year in 2011, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation has had a target of welcoming one million tourists into the country. However, the number of tourists . . . Read more »


Taping the Tourism Potential in Tarai

Taping the Tourism Potential in Tarai

July 2017   
Tarai or Madhes, as it is known these days, is a magnificent magnet for tourism. It is a paradise for tourists who prefer tropical climate. It is neither very hot in the summer nor very cold in the . . . Read more »


Nepal : A Paradise for Adventure Tourists

Nepal : A Paradise for Adventure Tourists

June 2017   
Home to hundreds of peaks including eight of the highest mountains in the world, scores of trekking routes and rivers originating in the Himalayas, Nepal has been a paradise for adventure seekers . . . Read more »


To Foster Sustainable Tourism

To Foster Sustainable Tourism

June 2017   
The British daily newspaper The Guardian in April announced Nepal among the top destinations in the world to go in 2017. This news came as a boon to the tourism sector that had been struggling to get . . . Read more »


NTB's Mission Europe : Visit Nepal - Europe 2017

April 2017   
Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) is celebrating 2017 as 'visit Nepal' year for European tourists, with the target of bringing in at least 200,000 visitors from Europe in the year. Ever since the year-long campaign was announced on Dec 31, 2016, on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of . . . Read more »


Chandragiri Cable Car Readying for Nepali New Year

Chandragiri Cable Car Readying for Nepali New Year

March 2016   
The country’s second cable car system, the Thankot-Chandragiri line, is almost ready to take off. “If everything goes according to the plan the Nepali New Year (Baisakh 1) is going to be . . . Read more »


Tourism Sector : Ready, Willing and Able

Tourism Sector : Ready, Willing and Able

July 2015   
The tourism sector hit hard by the earthquake is ready more than ever to bounce back and recover its lost . . . Read more »