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.
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.
Aug 30, 2021
The Everest Region is open for "fully" vaccinated domestic and international visitors. Such anticipated good news was announced on 23rd August as the Khumbu Pasanglhamu Municipality vaccinated 98% of its total population above 18 years of age
Jan 12, 2023
Buddha Air, a private airline company, has begun direct flights from Pokhara to Nepalgunj, reducing travel time between the two cities from 14 hours by road to just half an hour.
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.
Apr 28, 2022
Nepal received a 70.1 percent successful implementation grade from the International Civil Aviation Organization, placing it above the worldwide average of 67.2 percent.