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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.

251 climbers to attempt Mt. Everest this spring

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The spring 2011 mountaineering season has begun, and 26 expeditions consisting of 251 climbers have already headed towards Mt.

Meet the world’s shortest man

LONDON (eTN) – Nepal couldn’t bring Mt. Everest to this year’s edition of World Travel Market, so they turned to their second best thing: the world’s shortest man.

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.

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.

Nepal cabinet meeting held at Mt. Everest

In order to draw international attention to the impact of global warming on the Himalayan glaciers, Nepalese cabinet ministers held a special cabinet meeting at the Kala Patthar (17,192 ft.) plateau,

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.

eTN Mailbox: Turmoil in Tibet

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Namaste! Greeting from the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal!