Tag: Nepal

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30 0

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s ... Read More

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 18:30 0

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along the partner participating companies have offered the diverse tourism products and services to the travellers and the tour operators / ... Read More

Jaipur hotel scene: Vibrant, alive and growing

Jaipur hotel scene: Vibrant, alive and growing

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 2, 2019 02:35 0

There is much optimism in the hospitality industry in Jaipur, which has become known as the “Pink City.” It is a key component of the ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 14:54 0

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- an aggressive target to have 1000 ... Read More

Himalaya Airlines new service Kathmandu to Nepal is good news for tourism

Himalaya Airlines new service Kathmandu to Nepal is good news for tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:37 0

Himalaya Airlines’ inaugural flight from Kathmandu, Nepal Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), landed in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 31st March. Himalaya Airlines launched three weekly flights ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 01:40 0

Tourists in Nepal are not affected in today's deadly storm. The Nepal Prime minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his condolences in a tweet and said that ... Read More

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 05:34 0

Nepal successfully participated in the latest edition of the MATTA Fair held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur from March 15-17, 2019. ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board participates in 2nd MICE Conclave and 7th Exotic Wedding Planning Conference

Nepal Tourism Board participates in 2nd MICE Conclave and 7th Exotic Wedding Planning Conference

editor editor- March 16, 2019 18:02 0

Held at the Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Centre from March 13-April 15, was the 2nd MICE Conclave and 7th Exotic Wedding Planning ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019 06:45 0

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit Nepal 2020 last night. Organized ... Read More

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

editor editor- March 7, 2019 21:25 0

Bardiya National Park has been awarded as the best Sustainable Destinations in “Asia-Pacific” category of Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards 2019. Amidst a grand ceremony ... Read More

ITB Berlin means big time for Nepal Tourism Board and upcoming launch of Visit Nepal 2020 year

ITB Berlin means big time for Nepal Tourism Board and upcoming launch of Visit Nepal 2020 year

editor editor- March 7, 2019 01:19 0

Nepal is going all out at the largest travel trade event of the year, ITB, that started today in Berlin, Germany. The Nepal Tourism Board, ... Read More

The new Hawaii of Africa

The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019 23:10 0

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 kilometers) of North Atlantic Ocean ... Read More

Upsurge in women travelers opting for adventure from India

editor editor- March 5, 2019 00:25 0

Pushing the limits by ascending further and diving deeper is now making Indian women travelers feel liberated. A recent report revealed that there has been ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Visit Nepal 2020 Launch to Honor the Life of a Tourism Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 06:53 0

Nepal is known as a country of beauty and resilience when it comes to the travel and tourism industry. Nepal is also known to have ... Read More

12th Edition of Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon receives outstanding participation this year

12th Edition of Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon receives outstanding participation this year

editor editor- March 1, 2019 22:15 0

The famous Beau Vallon beach in Seychelles once again witnessed yet another year of excellent turn out at the 12th Edition of the Seychelles Eco-Friendly ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari among dead: What happened?

Nepal Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari among dead: What happened?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:52 0

The Government of Nepal issued a statement on the crash of an Air Dynasty helicopter that killed Nepal Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari  today together ... Read More

Helicopter crash in Nepal: tourism minister on board

Helicopter crash in Nepal: tourism minister on board

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019 09:32 3

A helicopter carrying six persons including Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari has crashed in Pathibhara, Taplejung on Wednesday afternoon, according to officials at ... Read More

Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8%  and continue growing

Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8% and continue growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:07 0

In 2018, Hong Kong citizens made 92.21 million departures in 2018, averaging 12.4 departures per person! Total revenue of the city’s outbound package tours in ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59 0

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor travel a more balanced place ... Read More

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 00:47 0

An official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) said that Mt Everest climbers “will now be required to carry all their waste out with them.” ... Read More

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 19:10 2

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 takes place in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates from 28 countries in attendance ... Read More

Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence

Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 20:25 0

Year 2019 begins with a very encouraging growth trend in tourist arrivals to Nepal. According to the Immigration Department (and its offices) 77,300 international visitors ... Read More

Mystic Manaslu on #photoNepal

Mystic Manaslu on #photoNepal

editor editor- February 4, 2019 21:29 0

#photoNepal February session at NTB is exhibiting pictures on Manaslu region taken by renowned photographer Mr. Laxmi Prasad Ngakhushi at the premises of Nepal Tourism ... Read More

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 04:47 0

Hotel and Restaurant Unions in Kathmandu, Nepal are demanding a rollback on a decision to delete a 10% service charge on restaurant bills. The Restaurant and ... Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44 0

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. Read More

Nepal airfares are going on Sunday

Nepal airfares are going on Sunday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 07:56 0

Domestic airfares are going down in Nepal as of Sunday. Fuel surcharge was slashed following a drop in the price of aviation fuel. The surcharge ... Read More

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 01:15 0

China has enacted a new law designed to protect and conserve the environment surrounding the Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest) reserve. Mount Everest, also called Mt. ... Read More

PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

editor editor- January 8, 2019 21:30 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has gathered a diverse line-up of thought leaders, innovators and pioneers for the upcoming PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible ... Read More

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 00:51 0

Last year 555 airline passengers died in plane accidents. This is the worst year according to a report by BBC. The good news is with ... Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a ... Read More

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