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Tea tourism: Promoting Nepali product, by Youbaraj Gautam (ht 21/02/2018)

'Tourism contributed Rs 91b to GDP in 2017', by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 21/02/2018)

Lumbini turning into a pit stop: Hoteliers are losing out on customers with tourists returning in haste (ht 20/02/2018)

Tourist arrivals: Inbound flight bookings for April exceed 70 percent (kp 19/02/2018)

18,000 Chinese tourists entered Nepal via Rasuwagadhi in 2017, by Himnath Devkota (kp 19/02/2018)

40k Chinese tourists expected during Chinese New Year (kp 16/02/2018)

Valley hotels net record profits in 2017: Arrivals to Nepal hit a new record in 2017, resulting in hotel occupancy rate at an average of 65 percent (kp 15/02/2018), Tourism receipts up 27 percent to Rs 34 billion (rep 15/02/2018)

Service in Chinese for Chinese tourists at TIA, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 14/02/2018)

Number of group trekkers increasing, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 10/02/2018)

Winter tour packages in Rara Lake flop for lack of snow: Rara Lake has remained deserted for the last two months because of the winter cold, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 05/02/2018)

Record 27k trekkers visit Annapurna via Lamjung, by Aash Gurung (kp 04/02/2018)

Annapurna region welcomed record 158,600 trekkers in 2017 (rep 01/02/2018)

Chitwan National Park witnesses less tourists this fiscal (ht 29/01/2018), Despite bad road, floods, CNP sees surge in visitor numbers, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 30/01/2018)

Jungle safari operators demand regulations (ht 28/01/2018)

Local hotels, traders fleecing tourists in Simbhanjyang (ht 28/01/2018)

Need of tourist policing in all provinces stressed (ht 27/01/2018)

Nepal to host accessible tourism meet in March (kp 22/01/2018)

Tourism income hits Rs29.32b in five months (kp 20/01/2018)

Travel traders design Lumbini tour packages, by Amrita Anmol (kp 18/01/2018)

Water canyoning in Parbat to attract tourists, by Chhabilal Tiwari (rep 17/01/2018)

Ban on elephant safari will kill business, say operators, by Sangam Prasain (kp 16/01/2018)

All proposals for agri-tourism grant disqualified: Vegetables Development Directorate publishing notice for proposals again, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 16/01/2018)

Jeep safari to cement Patihani as tourism spot, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 14/01/2018)

Lumbini saw more than 1.55m tourists in 2017, by Amrita Anmol (kp 13/01/2018)

Re-imagining tourism: Nepal is not land-locked, but land-linked, with untapped potential for Indian, Chinese and domestic Nepali tourism, by Anil Chitrakar (nt 12/01/2018)

Search on for new trekking route to Kahphuche glacial lake (ht 11/01/2018)

Ski competition to be organized in October (rep 11/01/2018)

Three hotels awarded 4-star rating by Tourism Department, by Sangam Prasain (kp 03/01/2018)

Minimum requirements relaxed for star hotels outside Valley (kp 02/01/2018)

Tourist arrival breaks the record of 2012, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 02/01/2018), Arrivals hit new high but fall short of 1 million target: The Nepal Tourism Board has claimed that tourist arrivals crossed the  1.05 million mark in 2017, by Sangam Prasain (kp 04/01/2018), Nepal welcomed record 940,000 visitors in 2017 (rep 04/01/2018)

2017 a satisfactory year for tourism, say entrepreneurs, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 01/01/2017)

Tensions in tourism: Nepal’s middle class claim they are ‘unwanted guests’: Locals who want to join overseas visitors in enjoying the country’s stunning mountains say its tourist industry gives western trekkers preferential treatment, by Pete Pattison (kp 30/12/2017)

Nepal again fails to draw in one million tourists, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 30/12/2017)

Home-stay in Bhimdattanagar attracting tourists (ht 29/12/2017)

Tourist Information Centre opens in Dhulikhel, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 28/12/2017)

Outbound Nepalis spend more than foreign visitors to Nepal (ht 26/12/2017)

Various trekking routes constructed in Mustang (ht 26/12/2017)

Bhaktapur attracts most tourists among Ktm Valley’s Durbar Squares, by Ayam Shrestha (rep 26/12/2017)

Khumbu rural municipality collects Rs 40 million in tourist entrance fee: 22,000 tourists enter the region in less than three months, by Radha Dhungana (rep 24/12/2017)

Adventure tourism: Nepal’s potentials, by Pravat Adhikari (ht 19/12/2017)

17 applications received for agri tourism grant (rep 19/12/2017)

Buoyed by election results, tourism aims for 5 million arrivals (kp 15/12/2017) [??]

Mayors of three tourism destinations unveil plan for tourism development (rep 14/12/2017)

Tourism growth spurs hotel expansion spree, by Sangam Prasain (kp 13/12/2017)

No takers for govt's agro-tourism promotion grant, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 11/12/2017)

Homestay promotional programme launched, by Aas Gurung (kp 06/12/2017)

Hotels in remote areas witness brisk business (ht 06/12/2017)

Homestay service: Chitlang folk earning up to Rs100k a month, by Pratap Bista (kp 05/12/2017)

Way to do it: We need to develop Buddha’s birthplace in such a way that visitors can be engaged intellectually and emotionally, by Rajendra P. Adhikari (rep 04/12/2017)

Lost in my own land, by Swasti Gautam (rep 01/12/2017)

Tiger Palace Resort gets 5-star rating (kp 30/11/2017)

The footfall at the ABC is estimated to hit record high 50,000 tourists  next year. But is it ready, or capable, of entertaining such numbers?, by Sangam Prasain (kp 25/11/2017)

Will Nepal be able to meet its goal of drawing million visitors this year? Security concerns related to the upcoming elections could be a dampener, say tourism entrepreneurs, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 25/11/2017)

Eco and agro tourism gains steam in Ilam, by Biplav Bhattarai (kp 25/11/2017)

Strangers in our own land: From the first day of the trek, we felt like unwelcomed guests at a party. Even guides and porters seemed annoyed with Nepali tourists, by Sandeep Poudyal (rep 21/11/2017)

Nepal as a Dharma destination: Tourism can help promote and preserve traditional practices like  shamanism. But to do so, traditions need to keep evolving and expanding to remain accessible to those who come seeking it, by Sandesh Ghimire (kp 18/11/2017)

Country-specific tourism marketing plan prepared (kp 18/11/2017)

Nepal on track to hit magic figure of 1 million arrivals, by Sangam Prasain  (kp 16/11/2017), Breaking records: Nepali tourism sector may well be on track to attract 2.5m tourists by 2025 (kp 17/11/2017) [But the airpot is not!]

Local govts defy centre’s order on ‘tourism fee’ (kp 08/11/2017) [It is bad for tourism if the central government is not willing to understand constitution and federal principles!]

Tourism secy hopeful of early resolution of tourist tax collection dispute (rep 30/10/2017)

The mountains are calling, but not you: On being treated as a second-class tourist in your own country, by Shreya Paudel (kp 28/10/2017)

Investments pour into booming resort sector: estimates show that hoteliers have injected more than Rs7 billion into Chitwan’s  hospitality industry, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 27/10/2017)

Bojhini: A new favorite retreat in Changunarayan, by Krishna KC (ht 26/10/2017)

Gyrocopters set to take  tourism to new heights, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 25/10/2017)

Chitlang makes a comeback as tourist destination, by Pratap Bista (kp 24/10/2017)

MoFALD, MoFA consult over resource-sharing, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 20/10/2017)

Tiger Tops Hotel brings innovation to jungle safari (ht 16/10/2017)

High-way: With the opening of the Besisahar- Chame Sadak, Manang is witnessing an unprecedented boom in tourism, but concerns over safety continue to loom large, by Bhim Ghimire and Aash Gurung (kp 14/10/2017)

Tourism festival begins at Annapurna base camp (ht 13/10/2017)

Shey-Phoksundo may soon become a bus park, rather than a national park: Shey-Phoksundo is used by outsiders and even the government mainly for revenue extraction rather than conservation, by Tsiring Lama (nt 13/10/2017), Stairway to heaven: Make a once-in-lifetime pilgrimage to the sacred landscape of Phoksundo Lake, by Kunda Dixit (nt 13/10/2017)

Selling Nepal on the Net: Digital marketing of Nepal’s tourism is replacing traditional advertising, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 13/10/2017)

ACAP allowing lodges on Annapurna BC trail to add rooms: Trekkers sleeping on floors, corridors in lack of rooms, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 11/10/2017)

Destination Nepal: With proper planning, investment and adequate infrastructure, domestic tourism can work wonders for the country, by Saurav Bashyal (ht 08/10/2017)

Star hotels slash room rates (ht 08/10/2017)

Chinese man fined Rs 25,000 for using drone (kp 07/10/2017)

Domestic tourists visiting Manang make most out of Dashain break (rep 07/10/2017)

CAAN brings new rules for paragliding companies: Asks companies to operate flights only between 10 am and 3:30 pm, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 07/10/2017)

Alternative trail to Tilicho Lake now open for trekkers, by Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 06/10/2017)

Tourism in Langtang on the upswing, by Balram Ghimire (kp 06/10/2017)

Raze, retrofit or rebuild? Instead of tearing down damaged Rana-era buildings, turn them into heritage hotels to give tourism a boost, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 06/10/2017)

Pokhara brimming with domestic tourists, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 05/10/2017)

Tourist standard hotels record tepid business during Dashain this year (ht 05/10/2017)

Rural municipality starts collecting tourism fee in Everest region, by Kumbha Raj Rai (kp 05/10/2017)

Call to attract Indian and Chinese tourists to Nepal (ht 26/09/2017)

Baglung benefits from Muktinath tourism, by Prakash Baral (kp 24/09/2017)

Chinese tourism promoted in Nepal (ht 21/09/2017)

Paradigms of tourism: Nepal is not developing as it should to capture its true tourism potential, by Aditya Baral (kp 19/09/2017)

Ban on travel business lifted in Annapurna, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 19/09/2017)

Nepal participates in PATA Travel Mart 2017 (ht 19/09/2017)

Hotels could accommodate 1.6m tourists by 2020 (ht 18/09/2017)

Additional fee for foreigners in Khumbu: Opinion divided on the issue of rural municipality’s fee (ht 17/09/2017), Act locally: The constitution enables the local government to collect local taxes such as property tax, land revenue tax and tourism promotion fee for sustainability (ht 18/09/2017) [This is absolutely correct, but Nepal should avoid double taxation of tourists since the country depends on them! So, pleade stop the taxation on the central lever under the federal structure!], Experts call for constitutional clarity on tourism tax, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 19/09/2017)

Annapurna trek draws tourists in droves (kp 14/09/2017), Annapurna Circuit bustling with a surge in tourists, by Nabin Lamichhane (rep 14/09/2017)

Tourist spending decreases despite increase in arrivals; Cut-throat competition among hotels behind low tourist expenditures: Entrepreneurs, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 12/09/2017)

‘Visit Nepal Year’ planned for 2020 (ht 11/09/2017)

NTB proposes record Rs1.35b budget for 2017-18 (kp 10/09/2017)

Buddhist pilgrims return to Lumbini after floods: Before the floods, 600 tourists used to enter nepal daily. in september, pilgrims particularly from thailand,south Korea, Vietnam and China visit the birthplace of Buddha, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 09/09/2017)

Community development: Role of tourism, by Reshu Bashyal (ht 05/09/2017)

Sarangkot: A place for thrill in monsoon, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 05/09/2017)

Number of women trek guides on rising trend, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 04/09/2017)

Fulbari Resort closed due to labour dispute, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 02/09/2017)

Exporters may have to sell 20pc goods in local market (kp 02/09/2017)

Tiger Palace casino resort slated to open on September 15: The casino aims to provide expanded gaming opportunities to customers from the growing Indian, Chinese and Bangladeshi markets (kp 31/08/2017)

Hello Doctor service to be launched in Everest region (kp 29/08/2017)

Tourism in Lumbini plunges after floods, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 27/08/2017)

62 tourists gone missing in five years: Srtatus of 51 still unknown, by Khilak Budhathoki (rep 27/08/2017)

Tourism earnings hit record Rs58.52b last fiscal year (kp 25/08/2017)

Nepalis spent Rs 80 billion on travel last fiscal year (ht 24/08/2017)

Hotel occupancy drops as visitors stay away (ht 24/08/3027)

After flood fury, Sauraha struggles to get back on its feet, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 20/08/2017)

Visit Nepal Year put off due to rebuilding delays, by Sangam Prasain (kp 18/08/2017)

Sauraha hotels preparing to resume operation, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 16/08/2017)

Flood leaves tourists stranded in Sauraha, by Bimal Khatiwada and Shiva Puri (kp 14/08/2017), Normalcy returns to Sauraha: It may take some more time for tourists to return to famous jungle safari destination, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 15/08/2017)

Nepal tourism excited by prospect of boom year (kp 13/08/2017)

Annapurna Trekking Circuit turning risky for tourists due to landslips (ht 12/08/2017)

Govt body says no permit given for Shakya’s Fewa resort, by Prashant Lamichhane (rep 11/08/2017)

Jomsom in the off-season: Don’t let the rains deter you from visiting Mustang in the monsoon, by Sean Shoemaker (nt 11/08/2017)

Langtang sees tourist numbers rebound, by Balaram Ghimire (kp 05/08/2017)

Himalayan Travel Mart to be organised every year (ht 03/08/2017)

Tourist inflow via air sees exponential growth: Arrivals this year expected to surpass the previous record of 803,000 set in 2012, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 02/08/2017)

Tourism potential of Budhinanda region remains unexplored, by Krishna Oli (rep 02/08/2017)

Tourism development to be prioritised at local level: DPM Mahara (ht 01/08/2017)

Nepalmandal campaigners call for developing Kathmandu Valley into a cultural city (rep 01/08/2017)

Elephant-back safaris stopped, by Nabin Poudel (kp 29/07/2017)

Chitwan tourism seeks new route for travel, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 26/07/2017)

Poor road condition hits Chitwan tourism, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 21/07/2017), Chitwan hotels’ road to recovery literally blocked by landslides, construction, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 21/07/2017)

Hanumandhoka entry fee hiked for tourists (ht 20/07/2017)

Floods, landslips deal blow to tourism in Pokhara (ht 18/07/2017)

Activists launch campaign to transform city into tourist hub (ht 13/07/2017)

Tourist spending jumps 41.9pc: Yet country’s services trade  surplus of the country is  gradually narrowing (kp 12/07/2017)

New monetary policy allowing hotels to exchange foreign currency welcomed, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 12/07/2017)

New hotels worry old players, by Sangam Prasain (kp 11/07/2017)

Tourist-standard hotel thrives in Taplejung (kp 09/07/2017)

Tatopani border closure has its toll on Pokhara tourism, by Santosh Pokhrel (rep 09/07/2017)

India grants double entry e-visa facility to foreign tourists : With the double-entry benefits, tourists coming India can visit Nepal and can return to India within the stipulated time (kp 09/07/2017)

First meeting of Network of BIMSTEC Tour Operators ends (ht 08/07/2017)

Fortunate karma: Buddhist tourism can be a path to our prosperity because of the presence of the holy site of Lumbini in Nepal, by Atindra Dahal (kp 07/07/2017)

Promotion of Nepal’s tourism in South Asian region sought (ht 05/07/2017)

Tour operators call for good transport services: Travel traders from Pokhara are currently in Patna to conduct the sixth edition of the ‘Go Pokhara’ campaign organised by the Paschimanchal Hotel Association and the NTB in the Indian city, by Deepak Pariyar (kp 04/07/2017)

Arabian guests, new attraction for Pokhara's hospitality industry, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 04/07/2017)

Soaring Indian arrivals boost Pokhara tourism, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 01/07/2017)

Surkhet's first homestay to welcome guests from October, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 30/06/2017)

Tourism in Everest thrives on animal abuse, by Neeraj Chandra Roy (rep 30/06/2017)

Tourism promotion campaign in neighbouring cities of India (ht 29/06/2017)

Manang brimming with tourists even in off-season, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 29/06/2017)

Chandragiri emerging as a major tourist destination (kp 24/06/2017)

Paraglider numbers jumped twofold to 19k last year (kp 24/06/2017)

KMC Mayor’s 101-point plan: Tourism entrepreneurs not impressed, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 24/06/2017)

Govt drafts immigration strategic plan (ht 22/06/2017)

Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoTCA)

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SAARC Tourism

Nepal Sutra, collection of information on tourism aspects

Nepal Information, a web site mainly concerned with tourism information

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Thamel dot com

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