Tag: Nepal tourism

Nepal participates in Brussels Holiday Fair

Kathmandu, February 12 In a bid to promote tourist attractions of Nepal among European travel enthusiasts, the Nepali Embassy in Brussels has participated in the 61st edition of Brussels Holiday Fair, the largest tourism event in Belgium. FISA International had hosted the event from Thursday last week to Sunday. The event was an excellent opportunity […]

Tourism entrepreneurs to promote Pokhara in India

Pokhara, February 5 Local tourism entrepreneurs of Pokhara have gone to Siliguri of India for publicising Pokhara in the northeastern region of India. The tourism entrepreneurs have reached Siliguri in the context of facilitating trade among the entrepreneurs between Nepal and India, and with the growing number of Indian visitors from the north-east parts visiting […]

Kathmandu, Pokhara and Sauraha restaurants remove 10% service charge

Kathmandu, January 29 Restaurants in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Sauraha–three popular tourist destinations of the country–have decided to remove 10 per cent service charge from their customers’ bills. A meeting of representatives of restaurateurs held in Kathmandu on Monday made the decision. The Restaurant and Bar Association Nepal (REBAN) had taken an initiative for the meeting. […]

Vice President stresses development of tourism to lead Nepal to prosperity

Kaski, January 16 Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun says the country’s tourism industry can and should be a major foundation to lead Nepal to prosperity. Speaking at a function organised in Pokhara of Kaski district, which is also called the country’s tourism capital, on Wednesday morning, Pun said the government should think of development of […]

Lumbini’s promotion in international market not enough yet, says Minister

Butwal, January 11 Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, says the promotion of the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Lumbini, in the international market has not been sufficient yet. Adhikari has therefore requested the Lumbini Development Trust and local tourism entrepreneurs to organise at least one special function in the region so as […]

24 per cent rise in number of foreign tourists visiting Nepal in 2018

Kathmandu, January 8 Nepali tourism saw a growth of 24 per cent as over 1.1 million foreign tourists came to Nepal in 2018 surpassing last year’s figure of 940,218. According to Nepal Tourism Board, a total of 969,287 tourists came via air and 203,785 tourists came via land. Nepal saw a significant rise in the […]