News Nepal » Travel: Chinese tourists are flooding into Nepal, and the floodgates haven’t even opened
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 » Travel: Chinese fastest growing segment of Nepal's tourism industry
Nepal is understood to be building a road tunnel between the border town of Rasuwagadhi, 25 kilometers from Kyirong and Kathmandu to shorten travel time between the Chinese border and Kathmandu. China is a one of the top contributors to global outbound travel.
News Nepal » Travel: Nepal expects 40,000 Chinese tourists during Chinese New Year
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 » Travel: Kuwait- 3,000 Nepali expats apply for travel docus during amnesty - No passports for some Indian kids born out of wedlock
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 » Travel: Is Nepal further ahead with LGBTIQ+ rights than many developed nations?
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 » Travel: Chinese tourists flock to Nepal during Chinese New Year
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 » Travel: 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
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 ...
News Nepal » Travel: Nepal Seeks One Million Visitors by 2020
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 » Travel: Nepal-India passenger railway to resume in Oct
The revitalisation of the crucial railway line is expected to reduce travel time between the seaport in Kolkata to Kathmandu by around 130 kilometres which will facilitate Nepal-India trade as well, said Nirmal Kumar Chaudhary, former president of the ...
News Nepal » Travel: The China Travel Company to Increase Private & Tailored Tours Around Tibet in 2018
Big News Brings A Boost Despite the usual popular destinations such as Beijing and Shanghai getting lots of bookings, The China Travel Company noticed changes after some big news. Ever since the Tibet and Nepal border reopened in 2015 after the earthquake ...