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Potential of Domestic Tourism to help Drive Economic Recovery in Destinations

Potential of Domestic Tourism to help Drive Economic Recovery in Destinations

Potential of Domestic Tourism to help Drive Economic Recovery in Destinations – Agency/Nepalayatimes As restrictions on travel begin to ease globally, destinations around the world are focusing on growing domestic tourism, with many offering incentives to encourage people to explore their own countries. According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with domestic tourism set to return faster than international travel, …

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Transport Entrepreneurs to Operate Tourist-bus with Safety Measures

Transport Entrepreneurs to Operate Tourist-bus with Safety Measures

Transport Entrepreneurs to Operate Tourist-bus with Safety Measures – Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – The tourist bus entrepreneurs have stepped up their preparation to operate tourist bus service placing high health safety measures. Preparation is in full swing to resume the traffic bus service adopting higher safety measures following the government’s decision to permit the operation of service from September 17. It …

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NTB Organising Festival-Focused Photo Competition

NTB Organising Festival-Focussed Photo Competition

NTB Organising Festival-Focused Photo Competition – Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – The Nepal Tourism Board is organising a photo competition targeting upcoming festivals. The competition aims to provide a festive feeling mixed with positivity and creativity at a time when festivals may be affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic unlike in the past, said the NTB. Participants are required to send relevant …

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Mahakali Municipality Prepares Tourism Plan

Mahakali Municipality Prepares Tourism Plan

Mahakali Municipality Prepares Tourism Plan – Nepalayatimes Kanchanpur – The Mahakali Municipality of Kanchanpur has prepared the tourism master plan. The master plan envisages promoting tourism in the municipality by attracting as many visitors to the town thereby contributing to boosting up the local economy. The tourism master plan includes a project for the construction of a Martyr’s Park, a …

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Taskforce Formed For Revival Of Tourism Sector

Taskforce Formed For Revival Of Tourism Sector

Taskforce Formed For Revival Of Tourism Sector – Agency/Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – Nepal Tourism Board has formed the Tourism Revival Taskforce in order to revive the tourism industry of the country which is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The NTB has brought the tourism revival plan as further coordination and collaboration were necessary as per the government priority, private sector’s wish, …

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Rs 30 Billion of Investment in Chitwan’s Tourism Sector

Rs 30 Billion of Investment in Chitwan's Tourism Sector

Rs 30 Billion of Investment in Chitwan’s Tourism Sector – Nepalayatimes Chitwan – As the ongoing coronavirus infection continues hitting the everyday life and people’s mobility, Rs 30 billion-plus investment made in the hotel and tourism industry in Chitwan district is at risk. Small and big-scale hotels and restaurants run in the district have remained closed due to prohibitory orders …

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Nepal Issue Mountaineering Permit After COVID-19 Pandemic

Nepal Issue Mountaineering Permit After COVID-19 Pandemic

Nepal Issue Mountaineering Permit After COVID-19 Pandemic – Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – Nepal Government has issued a Mountaineering permit after the COVID-19 lockdown, which has stopped since march. The Department of Tourism has issued permission to a six-member Nepali team to climb Barunche Himal (7129 meters). This is the first formal ascent of the Coronation. Director-General of the Department of Tourism …

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Collective worship performed at Mayadevi temple

Collective worship performed at Mayadevi temple

Collective worship performed at Mayadevi temple Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – Collective worship has been performed at Mayadevi temple in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha, today. According to the Lumbini Development Trust, the monks and nuns performed worship at the Temple by maintaining social distance on the occasion of Purnima (full moon day). The Temple was closed for a long …

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COVID-19 And Transforming Tourism

COVID-19 And Transforming Tourism

COVID-19 And Transforming Tourism – Agency/Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – If tourism brings us together, then travel restrictions keep us apart. More importantly, restrictions on travel also prevent tourism from delivering on its potential to build a better future for all. This week the United Nations Secretary-General launched the Policy Brief “COVID-19 and Transforming Tourism”, which UNWTO assumed the lead role in producing. …

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