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PATA to hold travel mart, bloggers meet

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Nepal chapter today announced Bloggers Conference 2015 and Himalayan Travel Mart 2016. To be organised in coordination with Tourism Ministry, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and private sector, the conference and travel

Government to request embassies to remove negative travel advisories

The government is going to request embassies of different countries in Kathmandu to modify or remove negative travel advisories. Speaking at a meeting of parliamentary Development Committee here today, minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Kripashur Sherpa said that

JTCC, ministry talks inconclusive

Talks between tourism secretary Sushil Ghimire and agitating Joint Tourism Coordination Committee (JTCC) ended inconclusively today. The committee has been agitating against the incumbent acting chief executive of the Nepal Tourism Board Subash Niraula, apart from some probing the accounts

National Tourism Fair postponed

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) today formally postponed National Tourism Fair scheduled for May 2 bowing to the demands of Joint Tourism Coordination Committee (JTCC). The JTCC – a forum of 19 travel trade associations – has today organised a sit-in

Asia Pacific to witness tourists arrivals growth

Visitor arrivals to the Asia Pacific region are projected to increase from 521 million in 2014 to 670 million in 2018, with an average annual growth rate of 6.5 per cent, according to the Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2014-2018. Arrivals

PATA trains future travel entrepreneurs

Some 25 rising star travel professionals including Nepalis are taking part in PATAcademy- Human Capital Development (HCD) course. “The rising star travel professionals from 13 destinations gather  today for the first PATAcademy-HCD – that started today – at the PATA