Nepal hosting adventure and mountaineering expo in March

Nepal hosting adventure and mountaineering expo in March

 KATHMANDU, Dec 23: House of Rajkarnicar is organizing the Global Adventure and Mountaineering Conference and Expo 2017 (GAMCE) in Kathmandu from March 31 to April 2, 2017. Organizing a press meet in Kathmandu on Wednesday, the organizer also informed that GAMCE 2017 will be organized under the patronage of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Nepal Mountaineering Association, Indian Mountaineering Association and China Mountaineering Association. The conference will focus on three parallel tracks: adventure as sports, adventure as tourism…

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SALIGRAMA – MYTH AND FACTS 

SALIGRAMA – MYTH AND FACTS 

“Saaligraama” (Shaligram/Salagramam), also called ‘Salagrama’ is a sacred stone preserved in many Hindu households as an object of worship. It is worshipped as representative of  Lord Vishnu. It is usually not displayed in the open, but taken out and put back, preferably in a box after puja. The salagrama is passed on through generations and was not supposed to be bought or sold, as it is considered a priceless possession. Any house which has a…

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PATA honours industry shapers at PATA Annual Summit 2016

PATA honours industry shapers at PATA Annual Summit 2016

BANGKOK, May 26, 2016 — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has presented a series of awards in recognition of contributions made to the responsible development of travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region. The following awards were presented during the PATA Annual Summit 2016 on the Pacific island of Guam: PATA Life Member, PATA Award of Merit, PATA Chairman’s Award, PATA Face of the Future Award and PATA Special Award. PATA Life Membership…

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10 tips to help your website get more bookings

10 tips to help your website get more bookings

If you’re a tour company and you have a website, this is obviously a good thing. For a start, you’re one step ahead of some of your competitors. Secondly, once your site is optimised correctly, you’re discoverable online. But simply having a website isn’t enough. If you want to help your website get more bookings, it’s an on-going project.

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Tourism brings unknown Buddhist valley to light

Tourism brings unknown Buddhist valley to light

A valley never known before was hidden in the Himalayas for centuries as a Buddhist territory and was impermissible for outsiders. Situated 4000 meters above the sea level, this territory all of a sudden developed with asphalt roads, solar panels, concrete buildings and other marks of modernization. This is drawing a large number of foreign visitors now compared to last year, as confirmed by the co-founder of eco-tourism. 70% of these visitors are from India…

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