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When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019 23:37

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  This is logic 101 that ... Read More

Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue: Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 15:22

Founded in 2004, GlobalRescue is the world leader in travel risk mitigation, security, crisis management, medical evacuation and disaster rescue. Global Rescue goes into action when its members require help fast. ... Read More

Seven tourists hiking Indian Himalayas missing after Avalanche

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 14:05

The Indian Himalaya Mountains are in the spotlight of tourism safety after seven tourists mountain climbing went missing last week. The missing visitors include two Americans, four Britons, and an ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 18:33

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be a certain yes. Nepal is so much more than climbing ... Read More

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 01:15

China has enacted a new law designed to protect and conserve the environment surrounding the Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest) reserve. Mount Everest, also called Mt. Qomolangma, is the world's highest ... Read More

First Pakistani woman scales Mount Everest

editor editor- May 21, 2013 01:14

Samina Baigh is now the pride of Pakistan. She is the first Pakistani women to conquer Mount Everest. Read More

Nepal wants to attract visitors interested in its rich history and culture

editor editor- April 1, 2013 08:58

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's most iconic symbol - Mount Everest, the world's highest peak - and other tall mountains attract tens of thousands of foreign tourists, particularly from Western Europe, ... Read More

19 dead in plane crash near Kathmandu

editor editor- September 28, 2012 09:46

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Sita Air Dornier aircraft, which was carrying 16 passengers and three crew members, caught fire and crashed on Friday morning near Kathmandu airport. Read More

Tanzanian mountain porter set to conquer Mount Everest

editor editor- March 30, 2012 03:06

TANZANIA (eTN) – An experienced porter who has been climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for decades is set to become the first Tanzanian to conquer the highest peak in the world, Mount ... Read More

The roof of the world – Tibetan beauty has no equal

editor editor- December 1, 2011 03:17

Tibet seems like a land in the sky. With an average height of 4,000 meters above sea level, it lures mountaineers and fascinates cultural heritage fans. Read More

Journey to Mount Everest from the comfort of home

editor editor- October 17, 2011 07:20

Imagine embarking on the journey to Mount Everest in the comfort of your home. Read More

Buddha Air tourist plane crash in Nepal

editor editor- September 25, 2011 12:01

Tourist sightseeing flights are an attraction on every tourism trip to Nepal. Read More

World Responsible Tourism Day reaches new heights

editor editor- July 6, 2011 08:17

Few will ever manage to scale the towering heights of Mount Everest - the summit of the world. Even fewer will fail five times... and come back for more. Read More

Apa Sherpa climbs Mt. Everest for the 21st time

editor editor- May 12, 2011 05:21

Apa Sherpa broke his own world record by scaling Mount Everest (8,848m) for the 21st time on Wednesday. Read More

Nepal’s ex-minister Upadhyay dies chasing Everest record

editor editor- May 11, 2011 05:21

KATHMANDU, Nepal--Former Foreign Minister Shailendra Kumar Upadhyay passed away along the slopes of Mt Everest on Monday leaving incomplete dream to become the oldest man to scale the World’s talles Read More

Nepal launches “Save Mt. Everest” campaign

editor editor- March 25, 2011 02:55

The Mount Everest cleaning mission is scheduled to start from this April will runs till June 2012. Mount Everest, also known locally as Sagarmatha, is the highest summit (8,848 m) ... Read More

South Ridge in New Zealand to be named for Sir Edmund Hillary

editor editor- August 5, 2010 04:22

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand authorities are proposing renaming a ridge on the nation's highest mountain to honor Mount Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary, Read More

Ballot wins over bullet in Nepal

editor editor- April 22, 2008 06:57

KATHMANDU, Nepal (eTN) - In a historic step towards peace and stability in the country, Nepal has successfully conducted the much-awaited election of Constituent Assembly (CA) on April 10. Contrary ... Read More