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Paragliding test flight succeeded in Baglung

Drive to Start Paragliding in Udayapur

Nepalayatimes Baglung – Paragliding flights were tested successfully in three places in the district–Malma of Galkot, Sardakhet of Ramchedhunga-5 and Setighaderi of Naredanti. The paragliding flight test coincided with the Galkot Festival. Pilot Duryodhan Khadka with 10 years of paragliding experience flew approximately 13 minutes in the Galkot Municipality sky and alighted at Baskhola. Likewise, Niranjan Kunwar with six years …

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UNWTO/ETC Report: Outbound Tourism Spending from the Gulf is Six Times the Global Average

Nepalayatimes Spain – A new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) shows that outbound tourism from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – comprising six countries of the Arabian peninsula – has grown strongly in recent years, with international tourism expenditure surpassing USD 60 billion in 2017. ‘The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Outbound Travel …

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Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation declares 100 destinations

MoCTCA Forms Special Committee to Study NAC Status

Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has announced the name of 100 destinations of Nepal. Ministry announced these places to develop and promote as new tourism destinations. The government makes a plan to start the development process under the budget of the current fiscal year 2075-2076. Ministry listed these destinations through the applications to identify the …

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Paragliding World Cup Starts Today

Paragliding Included in National Games First Time

Nepalayatimes   Syangja – Paragliding Accuracy World Cup to be inaugurated today at 2 PM in Bhirkot Syangja. The Formal games will be held from Tomorrow. In this Program, Participation manages four teams as male-female single and team accuracy. The Participants are from Nepal, Canada, France, Turkey, England, Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Malaysia, India Pakistan, and Iran. According …

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Creating Smart Cities for Innovative Tourism Experiences

Nepalayatimes   Spain – The UNWTO Conference on City Breaks: Creating Innovative Tourism Experiences (15-16 October 2018) concluded today in Valladolid, Spain, with a call for cities to become smart tourism destinations, where tourism governance and the digital economy mesh together to offer travelers diverse and authentic experiences. The conference brought together tourism leaders from the public and private sectors …

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VITOF-Nepal Announces 3 Ideal Villages Destination Including Rainaskot

Nepalayatimes   Kathmandu – VOTOF-Nepal has announced 3 Ideal Villages Destination on the occasion of world tourism day. In this program organized on Kathmandu, the Murma village near Rara lake in Mugu district, Rainaskot villages of Lamjung and Doramba village of Ramechhap district have been declared Tourism Visit Year Destination Villages. Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Ravindra Adhikari felicitated …

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First six tourists entering Nepal from Gaddachauki welcomed

Nepalayatimes   Bhimduttanagar – The first six tourists from different countries entering Nepal from the Gaddachauki checkpoint received a warm welcome marked by fanfare. Gaddachauki is a transit point on Nepal-India border in the far west. They were welcomed by the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Kanchanpur branch at Gaddachauki on the occasion of the World Tourism Day that falls today. …

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‘Overtourism’? Understanding and Managing Urban Tourism Growth beyond Perceptions: UNWTO Report

Nepalayatimes   Spain – Over the last decades, urban areas have been rapidly transforming and their populations have grown remarkably. According to the United Nations, in 1990, 43% of the world’s population lived in urban areas; by 2015, this share had grown to 54% and is expected to reach 60% by 2030. Alongside rapid urbanization, the growth of the tourism …

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Searching a King in Republic Nation Nepal

Dipak Parajuli/Nepalayatimes   Gorkha – By constitution, we are practicing the Federal Democratic Republic Constitution in Nepal. Nepal is one of the republic nations but the Liglig Development Center going to the select a new king on 4th Oct. 2018 in the organization of Palungtar Municipality. The 13.8 km race will start from Chepachet, the convergence of Marshyangdi and Champadevi, …

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