NAC’s losses piling up as Airbus remains grounded

Jan 30, 2018-An Airbus A320 belonging to Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has been stuck at New Delhi, India due to a damaged engine with few chances of its resuming operations any time soon.  NAC has been racking up losses for the past month as the jet with registration number 9N-AKW and named Sagarmatha has been

TAAN divides seven inner departments

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) has formed seven departments to coordinate dutieson January 24. The seven departments include Nepal Promotion and Exhibition, Secretariat Management, Destination Research and Promotion, Trekking Trail Monitoring and Maintenance, Media and Communication, Printing and Publication, and Project Department. The coordinator of Nepal Promotion and Exhibition department

Tourism associations working to attract two million tourists by 2020

POKHARA, Jan 29: An interaction program between tourism associations was organized by Nepal Tourism Board Pokhara to discuss the development of tourism sector, on Sunday. The program was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation as well as the Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN). CEO of NTB, Deepak Raj Joshi,

TAAN conducting 3rd International Langtang Marathon 2018

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing the 3rd International Langtang Marathon on April 25, 2018. TAAN is conducting the Langtang marathon to promote tourism in the Langtang area after the 2015 earthquake and also to promote tourism in Nepal. The marathon will start from Kyanjin Gomba and end at Syabrubesi

Tourism Information Centre set up at Patihani

Ratnanagar, Chitwan, Jan 29 (RSS): A tourism information centre has been set up at Patihani, the touristic area in west Chitwan. The facility has been operated at Patihani of Bharatpur Metropolitabn City-22, cenre’s coordinator Kumar Thapaliya said. The centre has been constructed by the Bharatpur Metropolitan City at a cost of approximately Rs 700 thousand.

Mustang attracting large crowds

MUSTANG, Jan 26: The number of foreign tourists visiting Mustang has increased by 34.49 per cent in 2017. The Jomsom Area Office of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) reported that a total of 52,475 tourists visited Mustang in 2017. 4,115 tourists from the total number visited upper Mustang, said Office Chief, Tulasi Dahal. A

Tourism revenue increasing in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Many promotional activities focused on tourism development have started recently resulting in increase in the number of tourists and tourism revenue in Nepal. According to the report by Nepal Rastra Bank, Nepal has earned about 29 billion 320 million rupees from tourism sector in the first five months of the economic year

Nepal-Korea direct flight from Nepal Airlines

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Nepal Airlines is set to start three direct flights in a week from Kathmandu to South Korea at Inchon International Airport. The corporation has made a preliminary flight schedule for the Airbus wide-body aircraft which is to fly on the route. Nepal Airlines will conduct Kathmandu-Inchon flight on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday

MPA to register motion of public importance for conservation of Phewa Lake

Pokhara, Jan 25 (RSS): Member of Province Assembly from Kaski, Rajiv Pahari has expressed his commitment to the conservation of Pokhara’s iconic natural landmark – the Phewa Lake. He said he would table a proposal in this connection in the first meeting of the Province Assembly itself. Speaking in a press meet held here on

Language Commission to preserve 29 languages on verge of disappearance

Kathmandu, Jan 25 (RSS): The Language Commission is working on a plan to preserve 29 languages that are on the verge of disappearance, including the Chepang, Kusunda and Dura languages. The Commission has stated that it is starting work on protecting the languages that are spoken only by a few people and which are not