China-Nepal Cultural Exhibition

Kathmandu, Dec 22: A 3-day cultural exhibition ‘Echo of Civilization: China-Nepal Culture Salon’ began in Beijing Thursday morning. The opening of the exhibition stressed on the theme of cultural exchanges and mutual and learning among civilization, said a press release issued by Nepali Embassy in Beijing. The programme was hosted by the Embassy of Nepal,

Qatar Airways to launch direct flights between Kathmandu and St Petersburg

Kathmandu, December 12 Qatar Airways says it will launch direct flights between Kathmandu and St Petersburg, the second biggest city of Russia, from next week. The announcement was made at a function organised in Kathmandu recently in the presence of Russian Ambassador to Nepal Аndrey Sergeyevich Budnikand and Qatar Airways Nepal Country Manager Jay Prakash

Qatar Airways marks 20th anniversary at Bouddhanath Stupa

Kathmandu, November 8 Qatar Airways is celebrating its 20th anniversary by organising various programmes in Kathmandu since the beginning of November. On November 1, the company organised a special event on the premises of Bouddhanath Stupa, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev inaugurated the event by

Annapurna alternative trekking route opens

Besisahar, Lamjung, Nov 7 : An alternative route to the round-Annapurna trekking has come into operation. The Manang-Lamjung Hotel Entrepreneurs Committee brought the alternative route into operation after the trekking was affected due to the construction of a motor road up to Manang. The route was formally opened amidst a programme here today. The trekking

Lohani elected Chair of Tourist Bus Association

Pokhara, Oct 29 (RSS): A new Working Committee of Tourist Bus Association – an organization of tourist bus entrepreneurs – has been elected. The seventh convention of the Association elected a new working committee under the leadership of Prahlad Lohani. Among other elected are Dhakanath Kafle (first vice-chairperson), Bhishma Neupane (second vice-chairperson), Krishna Acharya (general

International standard to be stipulated for hotels and resorts

Kathmandu, Oct 25 (RSS): The government is making preparation to classify the hotels, restaurants and resorts, currently in operations, by stipulating standards. The standards set for the classification of hotels and resorts in 2014 AD would be updated and brought into effect to make it up to the international standard. In this connection, a standard

Tourists’ attraction to rafting on rise

Damauli (Tanahun), Oct 24 (RSS):Tourists are increasingly attarcted to take joys of rafting in the Madi and Seti rivers. With the onset of tourism session, the influx of tourists for rafting in the rivers is increasing. Daily 15 to 20 boats are being used to bring the tourists to Gaighat. The distance from the Madi

Yoga building to be constructed

Kanchanpur, Oct 23 (RSS): A Yoga building is being constructed in Bhimduttanagar municipality at the cost of six million rupees. With support from the municipality, the building is being constructed by the Mahakali Zonal Ayurvedic Medical Centre. A budget of Rs. 1.3 million has already been allocated by the municipality this fiscal year. The building

Entrepreneurs should be serious in development of tourism:Vice-President Pun

Kathmandu, Oct 18 : Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that doors to economic prosperity should be opened by holding elections of House of Representatives and State Assemblies. Inaugurating the fourth anniversary of, Vice-President Pun said that people have got the constitution as aspired by them after seven-decade long struggle. He also pointed out

Thamel to be ‘vehicle free’ from October 22

Kathmandu, Oct 17 (RSS): Main tourism hub, Thamel, is to be made vehicle-free from October 22. At a press conference organized by Metropolitan City Traffic Police Division and Thamel Development Council, it was informed that the general vehicles apart from most essential ones will be strictly prohibited to enter into Thamel area. Traffic Division In-charge