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Nepal Tourism Year 2011 promoted
KATHMANDU: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), along with five private travel trade companies and the national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation participated in the ATM- 2009 held in Dubai, UAE, from May 5-8, 2009, says a release from Nepal To more...
Minister for allowing hotels, resorts to operate in CNP
KATHMANDU: Members of the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today suggested that the five hotels and resorts inside the World Heritage site of Chitwan National Park (CNP) should be relocated elsewhere as their contract period al more...
High powered body for tourism development
KATHMANDU: Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation Sarad Singh Bhandari, speaking at an interaction in Pokhara, stressed on the need of high powered body-Pokhara Tourism Development Authority, which will take ownership of all tourism produc more...
Nepal Tempts Indian Travelers Yet Again
All geared up with exciting travel ideas for the upcoming holiday season, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) organized road shows all over Uttar Pradesh from November 24 to 28, 2008 to entice the Indian traveler and help them plan their next holiday more...
Nepal Plan Flights to 18 Indian Cities Soon
The government will soon start regional flights linking to more than 18 destinations in Indian metros. Speaking on the occasion of International Civil Aviation Day, Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation Hisila Yami said, "Nepal will more...
Skill development workshop
In a bid to enhance competence of its member agents, Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) on November 23 organised a business skill development workshop in Kathmandu. More than 100 participants, representing different member agent more...
Nepal at CITM fair in Shanghai
Nepalese travel trade companies led by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) took part in China International Travel Mart (CITM) 2008 from 20-23 November in Shanghai. According to press released by NTB, Nepalese travel trade delegation in the exhibi more...
Indigenous film festival in Pokhara
The first edition of International Indigenous Film Festival (IIFF) began in the tourist hub Pokhara from 14th November. The two-day film festival is going to showcase 16 feature films made in different languages of Nepal including Newar, more...
HAN handed over Visit Nepal 2011 concept
A delegation of Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) met with Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation Hisila Yami and handed over a "Conceptual Proposal for the Observance of Visit Nepal Year 2011" to her at the ministry on Thursday. The more...
Japanese bikers won Down Hill
Japanese bikers at the 14th Asian Mountain Bike Championship in Chobhar yesterday grasped both the Elite men and women’s Down Hill races. Naoki Idegawa won the men’s championship in 2 minutes and 03.35 seconds, better than co more...
Media Challenge Rafting in Bagmati
Food & Fun Yatra, a television programme, won the Media Challenge Rafting Championship organized on August 16, 2008. The championship was a part of Bagmati Shanti Festival 2065 jointly organized by Nepal Association of Rafting Agents more...
Fishtail Air adds new chopper
Fisthtail Air has acquired a new chopper in its fleet. The Bell 206B III Jet Ranger helicopter landed in Tribhuvan International Airport on June 10, according to a press release issued by the company. 'With the new scenario in the count more...
Nepal Promotion Program in South Korea
Nepal Tourism Board participated in Korean Travel Fair, KOTFA 2008 from 5th-8th June 2008 in Seoul, Korea. It is the second time that Nepal Tourism Board(NTB) and private sector have participated in this fair targeting the Koran tourists. A more...
5th Thuraya-TAAN bike meet June 5
KATHMANDU, June 2: Coinciding with the World Environment Day, Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) in association with Nepal Cycling Association is organising the 5th Thuraya-TAAN Mountain Bike Championship on the 5th of Jun more...
Appa tops Everest record 18th time
KATHMANDU, May 23 - Appa Sherpa, smashing his own world record, climbed Mt Everest for the 18th time Thursday, when 76 more climbers made it atop the highest peak on the planet. This is a single day record for the Nepali side. Appa, alo more...
22 more make it to Everest top
Kathmandu, May 24 - A total of 22 persons climbed the 8848-metre high Mt Everest on Friday, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation said in a statement. Of those ascending the top of the world, 13 are Nepalis, four Britons, t more...
Pemba Doma Sherpa remembered
Everest Summiteers' Assocaition (ESA) on May 22, 2008, organised a condolence meet on the first death anniversary of late Pemba Doma Sherpa who died last year while returning down from the successful summit of Mt. Lhotse. Government officia more...
Rogers - Rhythms of Life - project completed in Nepal
The Nepal Tourism Board is delighted to announce that Australian Sculptor, Andrew Rogers has just completed the tenth segment of his global "Rhythms of Life" Land Art Project against the stunning vistas of Jomson and Pokhara in Ne more...
Olympic flame atop world's highest summit
Chinese mountaineers carried the Olympic flame to the peak of the world's highest mountain at around 9:10 a.m. (0110 GMT) on May 8, fulfilling the promise Beijing made in its Olympic bid. The scaling of 8,844.43 meter Mt. Qomolangma, kno more...
Nepal to celebrate Everest Day
Kathmandu. The government of Nepal has announced to celebrate May 29 as the International Mount Everest Day from this year, a senior government official told. This is commemorating to mark the first ascension of the peak in 1953 by Edmun more...
Tibet Protest Hurts Nepal Tourism
KATHMANDU, NEPAL: The Nepali tourism industry is feeling the pinch of travel restrictions imposed on foreigners in Tibet. Entrepreneurs said it has started taking a toll on the hard-achieved recovery process. Trekking agencies said t more...
Photo Contest on - Mountains and People
Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), ICIMOD and Mountain Forum/Asia Pacific Mountain Network (APMN) are jointly organizing a Global Digital Photo Contest with the slogan more...
Nepal Tourism Night organised in Cairo
Embassy of Nepal in Cairo organised 'Nepal Tourism Night' on Monday to mark the Golden jubilee anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Nepal and Arab Republic of Egypt. The function was also aimed at promotin more...
EVEREST EXPEDITIONS NOT BANNED
The government of Nepal Monday denied the claim that mountaineering expeditions on Mt. Everest would be suspended for ten days from May 1 to 10 following the request of the Chinese government. According to the Ministry of Culture Tourism more...
NTB takes part in global travel summit
Nepal took part in the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS)- 2007 held at Whistler, Canada on October 4-7. The summit was organised by the Adventure Travel Trade Association - USA (ATTA). The Adventure Travel World Summit is a premier in more...
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