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Qatar Backs Nepal’s 2020 Initiative to Attract Tourists

Qatar Backs Nepal's 2020 Initiative to Attract Tourists

Qatar Backs Nepal’s 2020 Initiative to Attract Tourists – Agency/Nepalayatimes Qatar – Qatar will support the Visit Nepal 2020 initiative that aims to attract 2million foreign tourists to the Himalayan country, Qatar’s ambassador to Nepal Yousuf bin Mohamed al-Hail has said. “Nepal enjoys a wide range of natural tourist attractions. I support the Visit Nepal 2020 initiative launched by the …

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China’s Booming Tourism Market Fosters New Jobs

China's Booming Tourism Market Fosters New Jobs

China’s Booming Tourism Market Fosters New Jobs – Xinhua/Nepalayatimes BEIJING – China’s booming tourism market has helped foster new career opportunities as people’s travel demands upgrade, the People’s Daily overseas edition reported earlier this week. New jobs such as travel video creator, private travel planner and tour guide that can be filled online are picking up popularity among freelancers, some …

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India Boosts Hindu Pilgrimage to Holy Cave in Conflict-torn Kashmir

India Boosts Hindu Pilgrimage to Holy Cave in Conflict-torn Kashmir

India Boosts Hindu Pilgrimage to Holy Cave in Conflict-torn Kashmir – Reuters/Nepalayatimes Hindu pilgrims leave the holy cave of Lord Shiva after worshipping in Amarnath, southeast of Srinagar, on Wednesday, July 03, 2019. Photo: Reuters India – India is hailing a Hindu pilgrimage to a holy cave high in the snow-capped mountains of contested Kashmir as an example of communal …

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Europe’s Heat Wave Wreaks Travel Havoc Across Continent

Europe’s Heat Wave Wreaks Travel Havoc Across Continent

Europe’s Heat Wave Wreaks Travel Havoc Across Continent – Associated Press/Nepalayatimes LONDON: Travelers faced the second day of travel disruptions in Britain on Friday after a heat wave gave way to thunderstorms, and technical problems at the air traffic control center grounded many flights at the country’s two main airports on one of the busiest days of the year. A …

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Virgin Holidays Stops Marine Tourism

Virgin Holidays Stops Marine Tourism

Virgin Holidays Stops Marine Tourism – CNN/Nepalayatimes Virgin Holidays is done promoting whales in captivity. Founder Richard Branson announced on the tourism service’s blog that the company will no longer offer trips to parks that have whales, dolphins or porpoises captive for human entertainment. The company is ending partnerships with theme parks such as SeaWorld, which has come under criticism …

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Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda: UNWTO Leads Discussion

Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda: UNWTO Leads Discussion

Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda: UNWTO Leads Discussion – Nepalayatimes World Tourism Organization Leads Discussion on “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” at Aid for Trade Conference in Geneva Geneva – Tourism’s unique potential as a tool for driving the global sustainable development agenda has taken center stage at a special event hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) …

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Russia Will Restrict Lake Baikal Tourism

Russia Will Restrict Lake Baikal Tourism

Russia Will Restrict Lake Baikal Tourism– Nepalayatimes Russia Will Restrict Lake Baikal Tourism Mascou – Tourists could be barred from visiting Russia’s Lake Baikal in order to protect its ecosystem, a senior aide to President Vladimir Putin has said. Pollution has plagued Lake Baikal, the world’s deepest and oldest freshwater lake, for at least two decades. Scientists recently warned that …

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UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism

UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism

New UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of JapanNepalayatimes Team UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism Japan – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA) and Gurunavi have released the new UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan. The publication includes 18 different case studies of successful gastronomy tourism in Japan. At present, …

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