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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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Domestic Airlines not to Fly with 50 Percent Passengers

Domestic Airlines not to Fly with 50 Percent Passengers

Domestic Airlines not to Fly with 50 Percent Passengers – Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – The Airline Operators Association has decided not to fly aircraft without full capacity. Disagreeing with the government’s decision to fly with only 50 percent passengers, the Association said in a discussion at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation on Wednesday that it was not possible …

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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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More than 50% of Global Destinations are Easing Travel Restriction – But Caution Remains

More than 50% of Global Destinations are Easing Travel Restriction - But Caution Remains

More than 50% of Global Destinations are Easing Travel Restriction – But Caution Remains – Agency/Nepalayatimes A majority of destinations around the world (53%) have now started easing travel restrictions introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though many remain cautious in view of the development of the pandemic, the seventh edition of the UNWTO “COVID-19 Related Travel Restrictions: A …

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Machhenarayan Fair Put Off This Year Due To COVID-19

Machhenarayan Fair Put Off This Year Due To COVID-19

Machhenarayan Fair Put Off This Year Due To COVID-19 – RSS/Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – The COVID-19 has taken its heavy toll on religious and cultural practices of Kathmandu valley – a peculiar place for celebrating remarkable indigenous fairs and festivals evolved during the reign of the Malla Kings. Among others, the popular Machhenarayan fair which annually takes place at Chandragiri municipality-9 …

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Jitiya Festival Begins in Mithilanchal From Today

Jitiya Festival Begins in Mithilanchal From Today

Jitiya Festival Begins in Mithilanchal From Today – Agency/Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – Jitiya Parba, one of the most celebrated auspicious festivals of the Mithila zone, has begun today in Mahottari along with other Mithilanchal areas. On the first day today, the women of the Maithili community take dips into nearby rivers or ponds and offer beaten rice, curd, mango-juice made edible …

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World Tourism Day 2020: To Celebrate ‘Tourism and Rural Development’

World Tourism Day 2020: To Celebrate 'Tourism and Rural Development'

World Tourism Day 2020: To Celebrate ‘Tourism and Rural Development’ – UNWTO/Nepalayatimes The 2020 edition of World Tourism Day will celebrate the unique role that tourism plays in providing opportunities outside of big cities and preserving cultural and natural heritage all around the world. Celebrated on 27 September with the theme of “Tourism and Rural Development”, this year’s international day …

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