NTB to hike TSF by Rs 500 from March

Nepal-Tourism-BoardKATHMANDU, Jan 27: The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) is doubling Tourism Service Fee (TSF) levied on foreigners departing from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) from March 1. It has been levying Rs 500 per tourist so far.

Officials of NTB argue that the hike in TSF was necessary to meet the expectations of Nepali tourism industry and to cope with the paradigm shift in the international tourism promotion and marketing. Continue reading