Number of hotels, lodges up by 15 percent

Dulikhel HotelThe number of tourist standard hotels and lodges across the country increased to 1,792 in fiscal year 2013/14, up from 1,565 in 2012/13.

Quoting the research from ‘Economic Activities Study Report´ published by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), numbers of beds in hotels have increased from 17.27 percent to 36,371 during the review period. In 2012/13, tourist standard hotels Continue reading

After Sheraton, it’s Marriott in Nepal foray

KATHMANDU, MAY 30 – With domestic and inter-regional tourism aiding hotel demand, a range of leading global hotel chains have planned their presence in Nepal.
It was Sheraton at first, and now Marriott International, a leading hotel chain based in Maryland, US. The list does not stop here. A leading FMCG multinational is also planning to establish a five-star property in Kathmandu.
On Thursday, Nepal Hospitality Group (NHG) signed a management agreement with a subsidiary of Marriott International to open a four-star property dubbed—Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu. Continue Reading→