Kathmandu, Feb 22 / The Special Court has slapped seven years jail term to former Chief Executive Officer at Nepal Tourism Board Subash Niraula, while six years imprisonment each to Chief Account Officer Anil Kumar Das and Worldwide Travel’s Proprietor Mahendra Khanal. A division bench of Special Court’s Chair Baburam Regmi and judges Dwarikaman Joshi and Narayan Prasad Pokhrel handed down the seven year’s jail term along with the fine of Rs 8.5 million to…Read More
Locals who want to join overseas visitors in enjoying the country’s stunning mountains say its tourist industry gives western trekkers preferential treatment
As Sandeep Poudyal trudged along the last stretch of the track leading to Manang, a village in the Nepalese Himalayas overlooked by the towering Annapurna range, all he could think about was the warm bed and hot food waiting in the hotel he had booked for himself and his five Nepalese friends.Read More
Tony Giles, 39, has fired an AK-47 on a Nevada shooting range, roamed into Mali’s capital during a coup and been arrested crossing Ethiopia’s border
Meet intrepid backpacker Tony Giles who has visited 125 countries around the world on his own – despite being blind and deaf.Read More
The New Year calls for new destinations.
Don’t worry, the world’s most iconic tourist hotspots aren’t going anywhere. So, make a resolution to instead venture from the beaten path in 2018.
It’s time to experience that bucket list destination you never knew you had.Read More
By 2030, there could be 1.8 billion tourists – just over one in five persons in the world – travelling around the globe, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has said.
Speaking with UN News, Taleb Rifai, the Secretary-General of UNWTO, highlighted the role of travel and tourism in impacting global developments and making the world a better place.