Category: Nepal travel news

Nepal travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Nepal is a nation between India and Tibet known for its temples and Himalayan mountains, which include Mt. Everest. Kathmandu, the capital, has a mazelike old quarter filled with Hindu and Buddhist shrines. Around Kathmandu Valley are Swayambhunath, a Buddhist temple with resident monkeys; Boudhanath, a massive Buddhist stupa; Hindu temples and cremation grounds at Pashupatinath; and the medieval city of Bhaktapur.

COVID-19 depression? How Travel to Nepal could help
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COVID-19 depression? How Travel to Nepal could help

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 11, 2020

Tourism to Nepal can mean a lot more than climbing Mout Everest in Nepal. One out of three people in ... Read More

Nepal celebrates World Tourism Day
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Nepal celebrates World Tourism Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 27, 2020

The 41st World Tourism Day 2020 is being observed with the slogan "Tourism and Rural Development" emphasizing on the tourism ... Read More

Hotels, restaurants, tourism and trekking businesses re-opening in Pokhara
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Hotels, restaurants, tourism and trekking businesses re-opening in Pokhara

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 22, 2020

Pokhara Tourism Council, the umbrella organization of the institutions working for the development, promotion and protection of tourism in Pokhara, ... Read More

Nepal will resume international air service on September 1
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Nepal will resume international air service on September 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 22, 2020

Nepali government spokesperson and Minister for Finance and Communication Yubaraj Khatiwada announced today that the government of Nepal has decided ... Read More

6.3 Earthquake Shook Nepal and China
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6.3 Earthquake Shook Nepal and China

editor editor- July 22, 2020

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal and China when it happened in Western Xizang at 20:07:19 UTC at a depth ... Read More

Nepal launches interaction program on drafting guideline for tourism-related provision in monetary policy
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Nepal launches interaction program on drafting guideline for tourism-related provision in monetary policy

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 22, 2020

An interaction program was organized by Nepal's Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation in coordination with Nepal Tourism Board ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board participates in PATA Dream to Travel festival
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Nepal Tourism Board participates in PATA Dream to Travel festival

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 13, 2020

Nepal Tourism Board NTB has participated in Dream to Travel Festival, launched by The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). The festival ... Read More

German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged
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German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 11, 2020

In Germany, two tour operators specialists in travel to Africa have filed a legal action at the Berlin Administrative Court ... Read More

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to enter Nepal and Bhutan, expands in India
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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to enter Nepal and Bhutan, expands in India

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts today unveiled plans to open its first hotels in Nepal and Bhutan, while also announcing the ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board Government plan to survive COVID-19
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Nepal Tourism Board Government plan to survive COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2020

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has made three major recommendations to the Government of Nepal for the survival of Nepal’s Tourism ... Read More

Nepal hosts a global meeting of Toastmasters during the lockdown
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Nepal hosts a global meeting of Toastmasters during the lockdown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 2, 2020

A global meeting of Toastmasters was successfully hosted by Nepal on the 28th of April. There were participants from 12 ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board: Taking forward Indo-Nepal Tourism after COVID-19 crisis
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Nepal Tourism Board: Taking forward Indo-Nepal Tourism after COVID-19 crisis

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2020

Dr. Dhananjay Regmi-Chief Executive Officer, Nepal Tourism Board had a virtual meeting on 30th April 2020 with India’s leading Travel ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board rescued 1721 tourists
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Nepal Tourism Board rescued 1721 tourists

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2020

Currently, Nepal only has 6 known cases of Coronavirus. One person recovered and no one died. Nepal was one of ... Read More

Coronavirus is catching up with Mount Everest, but only on the Chinese side
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Coronavirus is catching up with Mount Everest, but only on the Chinese side

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020

Coronavirus Operators running expeditions on the Chinese north side of Mount Everest were notified today that China has canceled all ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020: No more visa on arrival for Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Japan, S. Korea, China, Iran
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Visit Nepal 2020: No more visa on arrival for Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Japan, S. Korea, China, Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2020

This year is the Visit Nepal 2020 year. Tourism is a big business in Nepal. Coronavirus is the biggest threat ... Read More

Coronavirus cured in 8 countries
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Coronavirus cured in 8 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

What travel destinations are safe from Coronavirus?The virus had put a noticeable dent on the travel industry, even though most ... Read More

Nepal Awards: Best Stall Award at OTM Mumbai
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Nepal Awards: Best Stall Award at OTM Mumbai

editor editor- February 7, 2020

Nepal Tourism Board along with 19 private companies participated at Outbound Tourism Market (OTM) Mumbai from February 3-5 with special ... Read More

Nepal shows tourism flag in Istanbul
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Nepal shows tourism flag in Istanbul

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2020

The 24th edition of East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT), held at Istanbul Turkey between 30 January 2020 ... Read More

Nepal Tourism under new CEO leadership
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Nepal Tourism under new CEO leadership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2020

The Nepal Tourism Board has a new CEO. Deepak Joshi gave the helm to Mr. Dhananjay Regmi as the new ... Read More

How to survive an avalanche?
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How to survive an avalanche?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

If you see an avalanche coming your way think about five immediate things you can do to give yourself the ... Read More

Who will be the next CEO for Nepal Tourism Board?
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Who will be the next CEO for Nepal Tourism Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Deepak Raj Joshi, the Current Chief Executive Officer of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) ws unable to make it among ... Read More

Nepalese Global Tourism Resilience Centre to be Opened in April 2020
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Nepalese Global Tourism Resilience Centre to be Opened in April 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2020

The Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett, says April 2020 is the date earmarked to officially open the Satellite Global ... Read More

How Jamaica and Nepal Tourism take a lead in Global Resilience?
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How Jamaica and Nepal Tourism take a lead in Global Resilience?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2020

The Global tourism ministerial conclave today in Kathmandu Nepal had Crisis management and Global Resilience on the top of its ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to Establish Nepal Tourism Resilience Centre
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Jamaica Tourism Minister to Establish Nepal Tourism Resilience Centre

editor editor- December 27, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has announced that the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) will, on ... Read More

A good reason why Nepal’s second International Airport is close to Buddha’s birthplace
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A good reason why Nepal’s second International Airport is close to Buddha’s birthplace

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 3, 2019

Nepal has been the receiver of new investments in tourism infrastructure such as hotels, which in turn is expected to ... Read More

Taste of Nepal at Foodtrex London
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Taste of Nepal at Foodtrex London

editor editor- November 12, 2019

The participation Taste of Nepal at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 at ExCel, London concluded successfully on November 6, ... Read More

Visit Nepal Year 2020: The bigger tourism picture for Nepal Tourism
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Visit Nepal Year 2020: The bigger tourism picture for Nepal Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2019

Indians and Chinese tourists should look at Nepal as a destination. Visit Nepal Year 2020 Secretariat has targeted increasing tourist ... Read More

Nepal Tourism: Set for 6th NewBiz Conclave & Awards
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Nepal Tourism: Set for 6th NewBiz Conclave & Awards

editor editor- September 27, 2019

All preparations are completed for the NewBiz Conclave & Awards program being held on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Kathmandu’s ... Read More

Desperate mayday by American climber injured on Mount Himlung in Nepal
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Desperate mayday by American climber injured on Mount Himlung in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2019

Global Rescue moved into action at 6,000 meters (19,685 feet) after receiving a mayday call conferenced in by friends of ... Read More

Yeti Airlines passenger plane skids off the runway at Kathmandu airport
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Yeti Airlines passenger plane skids off the runway at Kathmandu airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 13, 2019

Nepalese Yeti Airlines plane with 69 people onboard, skidded off the runway at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Friday ... Read More

Nepal Tourism: Wooing India travelers
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Nepal Tourism: Wooing India travelers

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- July 8, 2019

Much is happening in Nepal, the Himalayan nation, be it a new brand logo, with an attractive red bindi round ... Read More

Cross border tourism promoted in India
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Cross border tourism promoted in India

editor editor- June 25, 2019

Realizing the untapped potential of cross border tourism, the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along with HAN Chitwan and HAN Siddharthanagar ... Read More

Visit Nepal2020 Campaign entices strong support in Zurich-Paris-Brussels 2019
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Visit Nepal2020 Campaign entices strong support in Zurich-Paris-Brussels 2019

editor editor- June 24, 2019

The Nepal Tourism Board along with leading Nepali Tour Operators organized the Nepal Sales Mission in the major tourist generating ... Read More

Nepal promoted as a “Fountain of Buddhism” in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand
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Nepal promoted as a “Fountain of Buddhism” in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand

editor editor- June 17, 2019

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), in coordination with Society of Travel and Tour Operators Nepal (SOTTO-Nepal), organized Nepal Sales Missions in ... Read More

India and Nepal: Reinforcing Tourism partnership
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India and Nepal: Reinforcing Tourism partnership

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 13, 2019

There is every reason for these two neighbors - India and Nepal - to boost tourism. Among those reasons are ... Read More

Nepal Tourism in Munich and FTI Travel agent Kathrin Gatterdam is lucky winner
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Nepal Tourism in Munich and FTI Travel agent Kathrin Gatterdam is lucky winner

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019

The winner of a fam trip to Nepal Kathrin Gatterdam of  FTI Travel company in Munich. On Friday some of ... Read More