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Nepal tourism sees healthy growth

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Total tourist arrivals increased to 22.1 percent during fiscal year 2011-12.

Nepali police conducting random arrests to avoid anti-China protests

According to eTN sources in Nepal, the Nepali police in Kathmandu were out in full force yesterday, randomly arresting common Tibetans, as well as the head of the Tibetan Welfare Office, as a preventi

Air China to open Kathmandu-Chengdu route on January 5

CHENGDU, China - Starting January 5, Air China's southwest offshoot will open rotations from Chengdu to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, also known as the "City of Temples", giving culture enthusiasts

A private airline’s plane crashes in Nepal

NEPAL (eTN) - For the first time in the history of "Mountain Flight," a popular flight of 50 minutes that takes off from Kathmandu airport for sightseeing of the Himalayan peaks, including Mt.

Nepal welcomes increase in Chinese visitors

Annual tourist arrivals from China crossed the 46,000 mark in 2010, a five-fold jump from 2001, attesting to the growing popularity of the country among Chinese vacationers.

Nepal to host international hoteliers´ meets

The International Hotel and Restaurant Association (IHR&A) is holding its next world congress in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Air Asia to launch Kathmandu- Kuala Lumpur flights

Malaysia based budget carrier, Air Asia is planning to connect Kathmandu-Kuala Lumpur sector starting this June. The carrier is scheduled to start its operation with two flights a week.

Bryan Adams rocks Kathmandu

It was vintage Bryan Adams on Saturday taking the senses of tens of thousands of fans at Kathmandu, the Capital City of Nepal, by storm as he serenaded them, “Everything I do, I do it for you.”

Sex tourism in Nepal lands 3 Indians in jail

Kathmandu - Nepal's Tourism Year 2011 has claimed the first Indian casualties with police arresting three men for allegedly seeking commercial sex in the capital.

Passenger plane crashes near Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Nepal – A small passenger plane heading to the Mount Everest region crashed Tuesday outside Nepal's capital in heavy rain with 14 people aboard, including five U.S.

Thousands of foreign tourists stranded in Nepal

Thousands of international tourists have found themselves caught up in the nationwide strike called by Nepal's Maoist party.

UN envoy to Nepal: resolve outstanding issues to advance peace

Nepal has such potential as a destination that it is pity that the country’s instability has gotten in the way of its travel and tourism industry from succeeding.

Nepal’s Nepal takes tourism seriously

Nepal's Communist Party leader Madhav Kumar Nepal was sworn in as prime minister of Nepal on May 25,2009.

Airlines of the world: Nepal Airlines

Not all airlines are created equal. At Nepal Airlines flights, you still get that "traditional" peanuts as snack.

National airline will operate daily flights to Kathmandu

Flights to Kathmandu will increase beginning January 2010 when a national airline commences new flights.

Airports of the world: Tribhuvan International Airport of Nepal

Not all airport toilets are created equal. Some offer the latest available technologies, while others just don’t even know the very definition of the word sanitary.

43rd UFTAA World Congress held in Kathmandu

The 43rd World Congress of the United Federation of Travel Agents Associations (UFTAA) took place in Kathmandu, Nepal, in late November this year.

ARTA Canada president drops a bombshell: No such thing as...

At the recently concluded United Federation of Travel Agents’ Association’s annual congress, held in Kathmandu, Nepal, Mr.

Exclusive flight from Lhasa, China to Kathmandu, Nepal

In 2002, Nepal became a tourist destination for Chinese people through Air China, and today there are 70 times more Chinese tourists visiting the country since then.

eTN Inbox: Tibet is open for visitors

Tourism is running smoothly despite political changes in Nepal. There was marginal tourist decline in the last 3 months because of the restriction imposed by China to Tibet travelers.