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Everest team of Pinays off to Nepal
The first Philippine women's expedition to Mount Everest left Manila Sunday for Nepal's capital, Kathmandu. Climbers Karina Dayondon, Noelle Wenceslao and Janet Belarmino will attempt to enter the record books as the first Filipinas to r more...
NTB takes part in trade show at Berlin
The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along with other 15 private sector participants took part in the world's leading trade show at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, Berlin, Germany from 7 to 11 March, said an NTB press statement today. Visitors o more...
Nepal makes special presentation at ITB
Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) made a special presentation on 9th March during the world’s leading trade show for the travel industry ITB held in Berlin, Germany, from 7 to 11 March 2007. NTB along with other 15 private sector participants to more...
Nepal tiger population jumps to 177
The Tiger population in the Bardiya National Park(BNP), one of the best wild reserves for the endangered big cats across the globe, has almost doubled in last three years, a new count revealed. With the increase, the total tiger populati more...
Nepal a best performer, reports WWF
Despite facing a dearth of resources, Nepal is ranked among the best performance in the club of 23 South African and Asian nations in combating illegal trade of the key wildlife species and their parts. The Wildlife Crime Scorecard, rele more...
Nepal tourism opportunities promoted in Phuket
PHUKET: Members of the media, local officials and other invited guests enjoyed a fine cultural show and dinner on Tuesday, courtesy of the Nepal Embassy from Bangkok, which is promoting that country’s many tourism opportunities as more...
Drones to keep an eye on tigers, rhinos in Chitwan
For the first time in the country, two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) fitted with cameras and Global Positioning System have been launched to help monitor the movement of tigers and one-horned rhinoceroses. Concerned about the rise in t more...
Nepal '2nd peaceful nation' in South Asia
 Nepal has found the second spot after Bhutan as the most peaceful country in South Asia in the latest Global Peace Index (GPI) realesed late on Tuesday.The study, conducted by the Austrailia and US based institute for Economics and more...
Nepal to give its best shot to save rhinos
Amid growing threat to the existence of rhinoceros species in rhino range countries, including in Africa and Asia, Indonesia has declared 2012 as International Rhino Year.Indonesia is among 11 countries supporting the declaration. Other sup more...
Japanese mountaineer Tamae Watanabe, 73, is still climbing
she set a world record May 19 by becoming the oldest woman to scale Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. She broke her own record set when she was 62.Exercise experts say we should expect to hear more examples like these - e more...
Musical group perform atop Everest, setting record for highest concert
Kathmandu: Their fingers were stiff from the cold, and two musicians got altitude sickness. But the music atop a Himalayan peak in Nepal was inspired by a sensational view as the group laid claim to the record for highest musical perform more...
Tourist arrival with a record high
The tourist arrivals  to Nepal are on track to record significant growth in 2012 with more tourists visiting here on January. The tourist arrivals via air have increased by 27.7 percent recording total 42,031 visitors in January more...
Visit Lumbini Year 2012
Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai formally announced the much-talked-about Visit Lumbini Year 2012 (VLY-2012) from the birthplace of Gautam Buddha on 2nd dec , inviting the world to work towards creating a peaceful society through Buddha& more...
Nawalparasi Woos Jungle Safari lovers
             With an impressive performance in the last few years, the country’s tourism industry is once again in the government’s priority list.    & more...
Govt mulls additional incentives for Tourism sector
             With an impressive performance in the last few years, the country’s tourism industry is once again in the government’s priority list.    & more...
Tourism rally to promote NTY-2011 in California
To support the national tourism campaign of “Nepal Tourism Year 2011” (NTY-2011), the Motherland Nepal, non-profit organization of the bay area hosted the first Nepal tourism rally on September 16, 2011 at Union squire San-Fr more...
Govt issues nine permits for expedition in autumn season
Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation has issued nine permits for expedition for the autumn season. According to the ministry, autumn season — September to November — is the second best season after spring — March- more...
Buddha Air spreads wing upto Banaras
Budhha Air will be adding another international destination on its roster with the flight to holy city of Banaras. The domestic private airlines is all set to start the flights to Banaras starting from March 1, 2012. “Buddha Air more...
Biratnagar airport ready for night flights
Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has cleared the way for night flights to Biratnagar Airport in view of the growing number of travellers in the approaching festival season. According to airport authorities, all the preparatio more...
Bhutan: The costly Shangri La
AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE THIMPHU, SEPT 9       From the start of 2012, the high-season daily fee will rise to $250 per day per person THE kingdom of Bhutan is one of the most expensive holiday destinations in the world and a more...
Chinese tourists led Nepal's visitor arrivals boost in Aug
KATHMANDU -- Chinese tourists took the lead in Nepal's visitor arrivals boost in August, with tourists from China posted an increase of 157.6 percent growth, according to figures released by the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB). Nepal recor more...
Int'l airlines add flights to Nepal for peak tourist season
KATHMANDU, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- International airlines have been adding flights or increasing flight frequency to Nepal to handle the anticipated swell in tourist inflow with the autumn season approaching. Thai Airways, Qatar Airways, more...
Dragonair is starting daily flights to Kathmandu from September. The Hong Kong-based carrier is
  Dragonair is starting daily flights to Kathmandu from September. The Hong Kong-based carrier is currently flying three times a week on Hong Kong-Kathmandu sector. “The further increase in number of fligh more...
Half of the world's tiger population in Nepal and India
The number of tigers that were once victimized by poaching, hunting and illegal trading seems to be on the rise. The last century saw a dramatic decline in the number of this predator. However, with the recent tiger census statistics i more...
Tara Air cargo smashes in Simikot
A cargo belonging to Tara Air crashed in Simikot of Humla district, Friday morning. A Dornier 9 NAJQ loaded with groceries that took off from Nepalgunj Airport at 8.14 am met with an accident due to heavy landing on the slippery runw more...
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