As a sustainable tour operator, Royal Mountain Travel (RMT) recognizes that it has a responsibility to promote the sustainability of the destinations in its itineraries. In light of this, RMT recently organized 4 sessions with tour leaders and travel guides to discuss important aspects of sustainability in Nepal’s tourism context. The sessions were attended by a total of 59 travel guides over 4 sessions.
Topics covered included key sustainability issues in Nepal’s tourism sector, ways to minimize impact on the environment, criteria for identifying sustainably operated accommodations along trekking routes and ways to minimize negative impact on the local communities while maximizing the benefits.
RMT staff taking part in the monthly Sustainability interactive session
Besides working to promote sustainability at the destination, RMT also conducts monthly interactive sessions with its staff to promote sustainable practices both at the business level and at an individual level.
May 17, 2019
On 15th May 2019 Kami Rita Sherpa broke his own record of scaling the summit of Mt. Everest for 22 times. It was his 23rd time on 15th May
Jul 4, 2019
Royal Mountain Travel and Community Homestay Network have always worked to empower the locals from different communities and with the same motto of supporting the local communities, Royal Mountain Travel started the Community Hike in 2016 which is now benefiting a lot of locals in different ways.
Aug 8, 2022
Beginning on October 1, Cathay Airlines will offer direct flights between Hong Kong and Kathmandu. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has granted the flag carrier of Hong Kong permission to operate one flight each week (on Saturday), according to CAAN spokesperson Jagannath Niruala.
Jan 11, 2019
Nepal’s tourism sector witnessed phenomenal growth in international tourist arrivals in 2018 as the Himalayan country received over 1.1 million tourists, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) said on Tuesday.
Sep 23, 2021
n another step toward normalcy, the Government of Nepal, on 23 September, has announced to reopen the on-arrival visa for foreign travelers.