In conjunction with the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) is organizing Nepal China Sales Mission 2017 in four different cities of China: Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hangzhou and Beijing from 07th June through 17th June 2017. NATTA’s Promotion in China Ends Nepal Association of Tour & Travel Agents (NATTA) has finally blown the bugle of Nepal Promotion in China in Beijing on 14th June afternoon at Hotel Sun World in the gracious presence of chief guest HE Ambassador of Nepal for PR China Leelamani Poudyal, special guest General Secretary of China Chamber of Tourism Xu Lejiang, and high level officials and about sixty-five Chinese tour operators and media representatives … Continue Reading……..
Foreign tourist arrivals to Nepal jumped 39.71 percent to 753,002 in 2016, boosted by robust visitor growth from India, China, the US, the UK and Sri Lanka, according to the statistics of the Department of Immigration. However, 2016 arrivals are still 4.69 percent down from 2014 when the country welcomed 790,118 foreign visitors. The tourism boom is expected to continue in 2017 and remains a major growth driver for the economy even as the industry sees low overseas promotional activities. October, November and December have been the most productive months for the industry, accounting for nearly one-third of total arrivals. “It’s a dramatic growth. The industry is returning rapidly to its pre-earthquake growth level,” said Kedar Neupane, director general of … Continue Reading……..
World Environment Day – which is observed on 5 June every year across the globe – is the largest annual event for positive environmental action. The government has decided to mark World Environment Day by organizing a 10-day awareness campaign from May 27 to June 5. United Nations Environment Programme has set ‘Connecting People to Nature’ the theme for World Environment Day 2017, imploring human beings to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect the earth that people share. According to the Ministry of Population and Environment, Nature Walk will be organised on May 27 morning from Panimuhan of Shivapuri with participation of students, bureaucrats, various organisations … Continue Reading……..
Suman Kulung and Nirkala Rai have won the men’s and women’s category of Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon held in the Everest Region on Monday. Kulung, who ferries loads of trekkers between Lukla and Everest Base Camp, completed the 42.195 kilometers race in 3:43:57 hours. The 26-year-old Kulung had secured third position in last year’s marathon. Similarly, Nepal Army athletes Surendra Basnet and Bed Bahadur Sunuwar secured second and third positions, respectively, with the timing of 3:52:8 hours and 4:5:40 hours. The highest marathon in the world begins from the Everest Base Camp (5,300 meters) and concludes at Namche Bazaar (3,450 meters). The event is organized every year on May 29 to commemorate the first ascent of Mt Everest by Tenzing Norgay … Continue Reading……..
The International Travel Bloggers and Media Conference kicked off here in the capital on Thursday. This is the first time that the conference has been organised in the country to promote the message in the global tourism market that Nepal is the gateway to the Himalayas. The theme of the conference is – Nepal Gateway to the Himalaya. Taking part in the meet are 107 travel bloggers from 33 countries, 70 travel and tourism-related experts and more than 100 journalists from various countries. In the biggest tourism event ever, held at Budhanilkantha in the capital, the participants shared knowledge and experience regarding the tourism products of their respective countries, the use of digital media and the new practices in the … Continue Reading……..
Buddha Jayanti in Nepal is also called Buddha Purnima. Buddha Purnima means Buddha Jayanti. The date of Buddha celebration falls in (Baisakh – Jyestha) April or May each year, depending on the cycle of the moon. It falls on the full moon day of Baisakh, the first month of Hindu calendar. Every year Baisakh Shukla Purnima, Buddha Purnima festival is celebrated not only in Nepal but also the other country. This festival is celebrated especially by Buddhist. Birthday is celebrated on Baisakh Shukla Purnima 27, 2074 B. S. (May 10, 2017) As we, all know that Nepal is a south Asian country. It is located between the two powerhouse of the world, Indian, and China. We also know that Buddha Jayanti is … Continue Reading……..