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Into Thin Air

24 March, 2014

KATHMANDU, Jan 14, 2014: Domestic terminal of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) replicated a grand movie set on Tuesday as top Hollywood stars faced cameras and reflectors for the filming of ´Everest´, a movie based on the Everest bestseller ´Into Thin Air´. The film, which is being directed by Baltasar Kormákur, an actor and director from Iceland, feature......
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Nepal can accommodate 7.44m tourists annually: NRB report

24 March, 2014

 Nepal can accommodate 7.44m tourists annually: NRB report KATHMANDU, JAN 13 -2014. The number of tourist standard hotels in Nepal swelled 15.4 percent to 1,224 in the last fiscal year, said a study conducted by the central bank. According to the survey entitled Economic Activities Report 2013-14 conducted by Nepal Rastra Bank’s research department in eight major cities in 47 distri......
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Government of Nepal Increases entrance fees for Chitwan National Park

21 June, 2012

The entrance fees for Chitwan National Park has been increased by the government. The increased rate is applicable from 20th June 2012. Now, Nepalese, SAARC Countries & Other Countries national will have to pay Nrs. 100.00, Nrs. 750.00 & Nrs. 1500.00 as entrance fees. Similarly, the price for Elephant Safari, Jeep Drive has also been increased. Further details, will be updated ve......
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Trend Shows Tourist Arrivals to Record Significant Growth in 2012

05 February, 2012

The tourist arrivals via air have increased by 27.7 percent recording total 42,031 visitors in January 2012 compared to the same month last year. All regions have shown positive growths in the first month of 2012. The figures released by Immigration Office, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) reveal that India has recorded positive growth of 29.2 percent which also constitutes the major ma......
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Visit Lumbini Year 2012 Officially launched

15 January, 2012

14th JAN 2012 - President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has launched Visit Lumbini Year (VLY) 2012 lighting the peace flame amidst a special ceremony in Lumbini on Saturday.President Yadav also announced completion of Nepal Tourism Year (NTY) 2011 and launched Tourism Vision 2020. Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai had announced celebration of VLY 2012 in Lumbini on November 30. President Yadav urged touri......
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Tourist Arrival in 2011 in Nepal

02 January, 2012

Nepal observed aggregate growth of 21.4 percent in total tourist arrivals via air in 2011, according to statistics compiled by Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Immigration Office. A total of 544,985 tourists entered the country via air in 2011 -- about 100,000 more than what the country had welcomed a year ago. Similarly, total arrivals through land routes till the first 11 months of 2011 rea......
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Pokhara Lake side will open 24 x 7

09 November, 2011

Lake side, Pokhara’s tourist hotspot, will now open round the clock. The local administration recently decided to allow the tourist hub to operate 24X7 so as to make it easier for tourists to enjoy the night life.The fresh move is expected to help not only the tourists, but also local tourism entrepreneurs amid Nepal Tourism Year 2011.In order to make tourists feel more comfortable and ......
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Hollywood action icon Jackie chan and Bollywood stars are coming Nepal to promote Lumbini in 2012.

07 November, 2011

Hollywood action icon Jackie chan and Bollywood stars are coming Nepal to promote Lumbini in 2012.......
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KATHMANDU IN CNN.COM

12 October, 2011

FOLLOW KATHMANDU IN THE FOLLOWING LINK OF CNN.COM (PLEASE COPY AND PASTE THE LINK IN YOUR BROWSER)

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/10/11/travel/kathmandu-nepal-destination-adventure/index.html

 

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Dragon Air increases flights to Kathmandu Nepal

27 July, 2011

Dragon Air which had been flying in Hongkong-Kathmandu sector thrice a week will be adding its flight from coming 1st September 2011. It will now fly seven days a week. Three flights will reach Kathmandu from Hongkong via Dhaka (Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday) and four flights will be direct from Hongkong to Kathmandu (Sunday, Monday, Wednesday & Friday).......
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Nepal promotion in Washington DC

27 July, 2011

Six months into Nepal Tourism Year 2011, marketing for the national campaign is finally taking off in a positive direction.Thirty public transport vehicles in Washington DC have been adorned with NTY 2011 posters promoting tourism for Nepal, according to Nepali envoy to the US Dr Shanker Sharma, who took the initiative to promote Nepal as a summer tourist destination to the American travelers......
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Nepal Budget 2011/12 analysis

27 July, 2011

KATHMANDU, July 15 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Finance has released Nepal's budget Friday for the fiscal year 2011/12 starting July 16, 2011 and ending July 15, 2012. The fiscal budget has been delayed in the past three years owing to several political problems. Although the government had announced its commitment that it would announce the budget on time, the budget, which was to be announ......
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China to assist promote Pokhara tourism

23 July, 2011

 Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yang Houlan has assured Chinese assistance in developing tourism sector in Pokhara. “As Pokhara is a famous tourism destination, there is a need for an international airport and I will recommend the Chinese government for the same”, a report on the ekantipur quoted the Chinese envoy as saying. There is increasing number of Chinese visitors in Nepal......
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Number of trekkers, mountaineers declined by 11.65 pc

23 July, 2011

The number of trekkers and mountaineers to Nepal has declined by 11.65 percent during the fiscal year 2010/11. According to Economic Survey 2011, the number of tourists coming for these two popular tourism products of the country has declined from 20.9 percent recorded the previous fiscal year. Similarly, the average length of tourists stay in the country has increased by 12.67 days in last fisc......
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Everest Measurement: Will Nepal success in challenging task?

23 July, 2011

 For the first time in the history of Nepal, the government has decided to undertake one of the toughest task i.e, an official measurement of Mt Everest on its own. Earlier, various team of expeditions as well as adventurous team from different nations made ‘Peculiar and historic attempt’ to measure the height of Mt. Everest even though the government paid snob to their noteworth......
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Nepal Tourism Board Press Release July 1, 2011

22 July, 2011

Substantial growth in International tourist arrivals     The upward trend since January 2011 continues in the sixth month of the year 2011 showing clearly the rising travel demand towards Nepal. The figures released by Immigration Office, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) reveal that visitor arrivals in the month of June 2011, compared to the same month last year, have increased......
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Two New Planes for Nepal Airlines Corporation

14 July, 2011

Two new planes for NAC: Minister Friday - 24th June 2011 Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation Khadga Bahadur Bishwokarma on Thursday announced to purchase two more planes for Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) within mid-September. Speaking at an interaction program organized by Reporters Club, he informed that the subject has already been discussed and that he has convinced finance minis......
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