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

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, the

China National Tourist Office to promote tourism in Nepal

In a bid to give a new momentum to China Nepal relation through tourism, the Kathmandu-based China National Tourist Office is mapping out plans to promote its county's newly revamped tourism logo in N

Nepal hotels feel the pain as number of Indian tourists drops

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Hotel room occupancy went down by around 10 percent over the first two months of 2013 mainly due drop in the number of Indian tourists.

Nepal’s tourist numbers expected to drop due to unstable political situation

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Due to the unstable political situation‚ traditional marketing plans‚ and lack of proper strategy‚ tourism entrepreneurs have said that 2013 might observe a fall in total tour

Nepal tourist arrivals down 16 percent

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Tourist arrivals to Nepal has recorded a decrease by 16% in January this year in comparison to the same month the previous year, according to Nepal Tourism Board.

Tourist arrivals to Nepal up 10 percent

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The total number of tourist arrivals to Nepal by air have increased by almost 10% to 598,204.

China and Nepal sign pact to jointly boost tourism

LHASA, Tibet - Tourism officials from China and Nepal signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to jointly boost tourism between the two countries.

Nepal must recognize tourism as national priority

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Tourism entrepreneurs, who were looking forward to enjoying special privileges following the government´s decision to recognize tourism sector as a national priority industry, are

Indian tourism to Nepal drops 50 percent after license plate ban

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The CPN-Maoist’s move to ban Indian number plate vehicles from entering Nepal has directly affected tourist arrivals by land.

At least 11 climbers die in Nepal avalanche

KATHMANDU, Nepal - At least 11 climbers were killed in an avalanche Sunday morning on Manaslu, the world's eighth-highest peak, a pilot who took part in the rescue effort said.

Ice flood kills at least 9 climbers at Manaslu peak trail...

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A massive avalanche hit a team of climbing group of French, Germans, and Italians who were reportedly near the top of Manaslu Peak also known as Kutang.

Nepal urges foreigners to take precautions against cholera

KATHMANDU, Nepal — The cholera outbreak that has claimed 13 lives in the remote west of the country prompted Nepal to issue a warning for foreign travelers.

Nepal tourism sees healthy growth

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Total tourist arrivals increased to 22.1 percent during fiscal year 2011-12.

Nepal: Tourists stay longer, spend less

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The average length of stay of tourists in Nepal increased to a seven-year high of 13.1 days in 2011 and travel trade analysts have attributed the growth to a decline in strikes and

13 dead, 50 missing in Nepal avalanche, flood

(eTN) - At least 13 people are dead and over 50 missing in Seti River Flood resulted by an avalanche in Annapurna mountain range in Kaski, western Nepal Saturday morning.

Nepali police conducting random arrests to avoid anti-China protests

According to eTN sources in Nepal, the Nepali police in Kathmandu were out in full force yesterday, randomly arresting common Tibetans, as well as the head of the Tibetan Welfare Office, as a preventi

New campaign to lure visitors to Buddha’s birthplace

LUMBINI, Nepal - Nepal's president announced a campaign Saturday to lure hundreds of thousands of tourists and pilgrims this year to visit the area of the country where Buddha was born.

Nepal tourism misses 1 million arrivals target

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Despite the ambitious target of welcoming one million visitors, only around 730,000 visitors entered the country during the much publicized Nepal Tourism Year (NTY) 2011 thanks to p

Foreign visitors flock to Hanumandhoka Museum

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Hordes of foreign tourists today flocked the Hanumandhoka Museum, part of World Heritage Site of Basantapur Palace, to savour the marvels of two Malla-era courtyards.

Nepal Ambassador to help expand tourism reach for Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Hawaii Tourism Association (HiTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its newest Ambassador, Mr.

Minister: Nepal’s government committed to help tourism sector

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation Lokendra Bista Magar promised to address the bottlenecks of tourism sector on the celebration of thirteen years of Nepal Tourism Board’s (N

400 stranded tourists airlifted from Nepalese mountains

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Around 400 stranded tourists were airlifted from Lukla and Surke on Sunday.

Chinese becoming highest-spending tourists in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Chinese tourists are fast becoming one of the highest-spending tourists in Nepal and are infusing fresh enthusiasm in the long-stagnant tourism industry even as the country is yet t

A private airline’s plane crashes in Nepal

NEPAL (eTN) - For the first time in the history of "Mountain Flight," a popular flight of 50 minutes that takes off from Kathmandu airport for sightseeing of the Himalayan peaks, including Mt.

Buddha Air tourist plane crash in Nepal

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

eTN received no reports of tourists harmed in latest Nepal,...

ETN reporters from Nepal, Bhutan, and Sikkim, India had no reports of tourists harmed by the earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale that shook eastern parts of Nepal including Kathmandu valley

Nepal welcomes increase in Chinese visitors

Annual tourist arrivals from China crossed the 46,000 mark in 2010, a five-fold jump from 2001, attesting to the growing popularity of the country among Chinese vacationers.

Chinese tourism to Nepal surges

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Annual tourist arrivals from China crossed the 46,000 mark in 2010, a five-fold jump from 2001, attesting to the growing popularity of the Himalayan country among Chinese vacationer

Nepal approves Incentive Rule book to promote MICE tourism

The government of Nepal has finalized and approved the Incentive Rule Book to promote MICE tourism and has already put it into implementation.

Nepal tourism launches publicity campaign in London

As part of promoting Nepal Tourism Year 2011 (NTY-2011) in London, the Embassy of Nepal and the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) together have started a publicity campaign by placing advertisements on city b