Ilam A confluence of organic tea production and agrotourism

Ilam A confluence of organic tea production and agrotourism

Narendra Kumar Gurung The history of tea dates back to ancient China as far as five thousand years. According to legend, Emperor Shen Nung discovered tea in 2732 B.C when leaves from a wild tree blew into his pot of boiling water. The production and consumption of tea that started in China now encompass every part of the globe that connects people from one to another. The history of tea production in Nepal is also…

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Time to Halt Mountaineering: Let the Himalayas recuperate

Time to Halt Mountaineering: Let the Himalayas recuperate

Nepal is home of thousands of snow-capped mountain peaks. The Himalayan range occupies most of Nepal and extends into the Tibet region of China.  The Nepal-Tibet border roughly follows the line of the highest part of the range better known as the Great Himalayas, featuring several of the world’s highest peaks: Sagarmatha, the highest point on earth 8,848m, Kanchenjunga 8,586m, Makalu 8,463m, Dhaulagiri I 8,167 m, Manaslu I 8,163m, Annapurna I 8,091m nestled  with hundreds…

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World could see 1.8 billion tourists by 2030 – UN agency

World could see 1.8 billion tourists by 2030 – UN agency

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. 

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Tourism in Nepal: Local’s Voice

Tourism in Nepal: Local’s Voice

Thamel is the thriving tourist centre of Kathmandu, hosting wonderful shops, great bars and many charming cafes. We know it is the top spot for travelers but the Tourism Times wanted to find out what went on behind the scenes, so we spoke to people working in the shops and cafes to explore the magic behind Thamel and find out more about their experiences.

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10 tips how to sell your tours and activities with Facebook

10 tips how to sell your tours and activities with Facebook

10 tips how to sell your tours and activities with Facebook December 2016, Since travel content is so widely shared on Facebook (who doesn’t want to show their friends where they’re travelling?!) having a presence as a tour or activity company is an integral part of your marketing strategy. But what people want to know is how to sell with Facebook. Here are 10 ways to use the world’s number one social network to sell…

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