Stories By 'SANGAM PRASAIN'
The Tourism Ministry said Tribhuvan International Airport had not been spending the money collected as airport development tax as intended, warning that the scheme’s term may not be extended if it did not produce a strategic working plan.
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Nepal’s natural beauty, diverse wildlife and wealth of pilgrimage sites can be a huge draw in the global tourism market, and this should be the marketing mantra for the Visit Nepal campaign version 3.0.
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Nepal is expected to reach a growth rate of 6.5 percent in fiscal 2018-19, largely due to ongoing reconstruction, investment in hydropower projects, a rebound in agricultural production, and strong tourism-related activities, according to the International Monetary Fund.
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The Tourism Ministry has informed the ambassadors from different European countries, including the ambassador of the European Union Delegation to Nepal, on the progress of splitting the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal into two entities, which they said was a prerequisite to remove Nepal from the “EU air safety list”.
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Key authorities that have been assigned to investigate into the multi-million dollar fake rescue scam that has rocked the country’s tourism industry are “close to releasing details,” officials told the Post, as travel and trekking agencies gear up for the spring Everest climbing season next month.
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The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal said it was ‘unlikely but possible’ that Nepal Airlines’ would start flying to Osaka in March-end, indicating that the national flag carrier had many safety deficiencies to fix first.
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In a letter to Nepal’s tourism minister last month, the managing director of Traveller Assist, an Australia-based medical assistance company, threatened the government that his clients would stop issuing travel insurance policies in Nepal
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