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News Nepal » Traffic: Chinese tourists are flooding into Nepal, and the floodgates haven’t even opened

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/business/article/2134528/chinese-tourists-are-flooding-nepal-and-floodgates-havent-even
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

When Bishwesh Shrestha started out in 1997, he was a bit of an oddball in Kathmandu’s travel business fraternity. Not many were interested or cared about Chinese tourists. Nepal Airways had just one flight from Osaka through Shanghai, with just 20 seats ...

News Nepal » Traffic: Nepal expects 40,000 Chinese tourists during Chinese New Year

News channel or source: http://www.asiaone.com/travel/nepal-expects-40000-chinese-tourists-during-chinese-new-year
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Nepal expects to receive a record 40,000 tourists from China during the two-week-long Chinese New Year Holiday which begins on Friday, travel traders said. Also known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, all of China goes on vacation to mark the occasion.

News Nepal » Traffic: Chinese fastest growing segment of Nepal's tourism industry

News channel or source: https://news.webindia123.com/news/articles/Business/20180225/3285012.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Currently, five Chinese carriers - Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Sichuan Airlines and Tibet Airlines-operate flights to Nepal. Once cross-border land traffic picks up, Chinese tourist numbers are expected to grow exponentially. Joshi said that ...

News Nepal » Traffic: Traffic jam

News channel or source: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-02-23/traffic-jam.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely ...

News Nepal » Traffic: Kuwait- 3,000 Nepali expats apply for travel docus during amnesty - No passports for some Indian kids born out of wedlock

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096512209/Kuwait-3000-Nepali-expats-apply-for-travel-docus-during-amnestyNo-passports-for-some-Indian-kids-born-out-of-wedlock
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

According to the Embassy of Nepal in Kuwait, these numbers include more than 1,700 ... The embassy had issued 263 travel documents for Nepali expatriates on the first day of the amnesty, which was on January 29. 'This is a great opportunity for Nepalis ...

News Nepal » Traffic: Is Nepal further ahead with LGBTIQ+ rights than many developed nations?

News channel or source: https://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/nepali/en/article/2018/02/22/nepal-further-ahead-lgbtiq-rights-many-developed-nations
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Bhumika Shrestha was the first person from Nepal to travel on a passport listed under a third gender. She is one of multiple Nepali activists to say members of the LGBTIQ+ community there are in a better position than many other developed and developing ...

News Nepal » Traffic: Nepal Seeks One Million Visitors by 2020

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/article/nepal-seeks-one-million-visitors-by-2020/ar-BBJj2jd
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Now Mr. Khadga Bikram Shah, Manager of the Nepal Tourism Board, has his sights set on more than one million inbound visitors by 2020. A key part of that figure is travel from Americans, which makes up about 10 percent of overall traffic to Nepal.

News Nepal » Traffic: Chinese tourists flock to Nepal during Chinese New Year

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/18/c_136983861.htm
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

A total of 6.5 million Chinese are expected to travel overseas during the week-long Spring Festival holiday, according to a report by China Tourism Academy and Ctrip. Nepal, a next-door neighbor, is benefiting greatly from Chinese holidaymakers going abroad.

News Nepal » Traffic: A bride-burning victim in Nepal says her counselors are helping her heal and look to the future

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/a-bride-burning-victim-in-nepal-says-her-counselors-are-helping-her-heal-and-look-to-the-future/ar-BBJ8zL2
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Survivors often don’t admit what happened. Plus, travel to rural areas to gather data is challenging, and there’s no funding for studies. The few studies of intentional burns in Nepal give, at best, a partial picture of bride burning. One study of ...

News Nepal » Traffic: Near-death experience prompts an adventurer to go on an epic global tour to tick off his bucket list, including skydiving in Dubai and hiking in Nepal

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-5417195/Near-death-experience-prompts-Jacob-Laukaitiss-epic-tour.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Realising how precarious life is, Jacob embarked on an epic global tour doing a range of bucket list items, from skydiving in New Zealand to hiking to Everest Base Camp in Nepal ... decided to book a year of crazy travel, Jacob said: 'When I woke ...