France plans security measures to reassure Asian tourists: paper

France plans to bring in more police units and surveillance cameras to reassure Asian tourists put off by robberies and militant attacks and avoid a sharp drop in visitor numbers, daily newspaper Le Figaro said on Sunday. France is the most popular country in the world for tourists with almost 85 million visitors last year

Christine Deston: Australian Tourist

My new Nepali family: Our five days trek has been an amazing, energy-charged trip. We have been fortunate to have a great bunch of travellers who got on like one big happy family. We had no difficulties with injuries or arguments, which made for fun-filled nights as we celebrated each day with Everest Beer and

Tourist flow gradually picking up in Chitwan

The tourism industry of Chitwan, which was hit hard by last year’s earthquake and India’s economic blockade, is gradually picking up. This is reflected in tourist footfall which is in an upward trend in recent months. Some 7,842 domestic and international tourists visited Chitwan National Park – a key attraction in the district — in

Nepal Trip & Our Experience

      Diwakar Aryal,Sep, Kathmandu                            Our Trip/Trekking with the Himalayan Social Journey was an Amazing!  Christine Deston My new Nepali family: Our five days trek has been an amazing, energy-charged trip. We have been fortunate to have a great bunch of

As ISIS bombs kill dozens, Syria tries to lure tourists

A new promotional video released by Syria’s tourism office, touting packed beaches on the war-ravaged country’s the Mediterranean coastline, has been widely mocked for ignoring the ongoing bloodshed. At least 40 people were killed Monday as six explosions hit the government controlled cities of Tartus and Homs, the Kurdish-held city of Hasaka and the countryside

“Great tourist hub ”-Tourist

Most happening tourist hub of kathmandu. Bars, foreigners, restaruants, spa, hotels, pub, clubs. You name it you get it. I stayed in thamel for a week and everyday was a happening day for me. Made lot of friends from the US. If you are looking for peace this is not the place. But if you

Tourist arrivals jump 13pc in first half of ’16

Tourist arrivals to Nepal jumped 12.77 percent in the first six months of 2016, showing incipient signs that the tourism industry is stirring back to normal after suffering a series of disasters last year. According to Department of Immigration statistics, Nepal received 313,512 tourists in the first half this year, against 277,992 in the same

Tourism expands linkages network

The Tourism Linkages Network has expanded its mandate to facilitate connections with other key sectors. Head of the Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald-Riley, informed that sports and entertainment, shopping, knowledge, health and wellness, and gastronomy were recently added to the areas of focus. “It is about using food as a greater attraction; focusing on our

Taiwan tourist bus fire kills all 26 on board

Twenty-four tourists from China killed, plus Taiwanese driver and tour guide after bus caught fire on busy road A tour bus carrying visitors from China has caught fire on a busy highway near Taiwan’s capital, killing all 26 people on board, officials said, in the deadliest incident involving Chinese tourism to the island. The accident

Tourist: Scoodly from UK

The road between KTM and Pokhara, the Prithvi Highway is relatively safe for Nepal. Thousands of people travel between the two cities safely each day. This is not say accidents do not happen because they do and they are more common than in many more developed countries. This is due to the nature of the