Tag: Nepal tourism

Govt calls for proposals from private sector to contribute to Visit Nepal 2020

Kathmandu, August 14 The government of Nepal has told companies from the private sector to submit their proposals about various events and programmes that they would like to organise under the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign. The Visit Nepal 2020 Secretariat issued a notice and said it was ready to cooperate with the private sector in […]

Nepal to conduct survey of domestic tourists for the first time

Kathmandu, July 16 For the first time in its history, the government of Nepal is conducting a survey of domestic tourists. This survey will find out a trend of Nepali people’s travel culture and their spending during the trips. The National Planning Commission will conduct the survey in coordination with other concerned agencies, according to NPC […]

Nepal revises tourist visa tariff, to come into effect from July 17

Kathmandu, July 11 The government has revised its tourist visa fees for foreign tourists. The new tariff will come into effect from July 17, the first day of the new fiscal year. The government on May 26 had made a decision to increase the visa fees. The Department of Immigration informs that the last time […]

After protests, Nepal withdraws decision to host IIFA awards

Kathmandu, July 3 The government of Nepal has  withdrawn its decision to host the International Indian Film Awards in Kathmandu in August this year. Social media users, cinema workers and a section of political leaders of the ruling party itself had criticised the decision after learning that the government would have to spend millions of […]

Manchester’s lord mayor to encourage Britishers to visit Nepal

London, June 3 The Lord Mayor of Manchester City in Britain, Abid Latif Chohan, has said he will encourage Britishers including people of his city to visit Nepal. When the Nepali Embassy in London organised an event in his city on the occasion of Nepal’s Republic Day last week, the official said he would help […]

16% rise in number of foreign tourists visiting Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur, May 14 The number of foreign tourists visiting Bhaktapur has increased in past one year by around 16 per cent, resulting in the rise in the revenue of Bhaktapur Municipality. The number of foreigners coming to heritage sites within the municipality has increased by 34,834 in 2075 BS (mid April 2018 to mid April […]