Community Homestay Network Awarded

Community Homestay Network was awarded Resilience through cultural diversity award on 31 May 2019 by International Institute for Peace through Tourism ( IIPT ) at the ASIAN RESILIENCE SUMMIT, Nepal 2019. The event was jointly organized by the Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council, the World Tourism Organisation of the United Nations (UNWTO) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). Continue reading

Ghalegaun ( Beautiful than ever )

A view of Ghalegaun in Lamjung, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Photo: THT

One of the most amazing tourism villages of Nepal “Ghalegaun” also known as Asia’s model tourism village which lies in Kholosothar rural Municipality of Nepal has undergone a beautiful change in its appearance. The old Zinc sheets on the roofs are now all replaced by new red zinc sheets.

Under the plan of developing Ghalegaun as a smart village, the provincial government has provided 2.9 million rupees in order to replace old zinc roofs with brand new red zinc sheets. Similarly, the Municipality also provided 1.5 million for the same Plan. Continue reading

Traveling with a child? Now it’s Easier with Royal Mountain Travel.

Taking care of a child or infants can be very challenging for every parent while traveling. It is even more difficult if the parents are adventure lovers. Traveling off road with a child can increase the risk of minor injuries and accidents, during long and shorts drives it becomes hard to control a child and their curiosity which can create a big question mark on the child’s safety. It is always hard for parents to continuously carry their child in their laps while traveling.

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Kathmandu FAM Trip From US (February 19-26)

Turkish Airlines Houston office is improving its Katmandu (KTM) traffic through agencies. This Fam Trip was organized in collaboration with High Point travel of Dallas and Royal Mountain Travel of Katmandu, Nepal.

Three representatives from Highpoint Travel and three of their high producing group leaders had opportunity to fly in business class and they were very much enjoyed the service as well as the comfort. They also had chance to experience Istanbul Lounge where they spent the time to relax and wait for their next flight to Nepal. Continue reading

Royal Mountain Travel’s new initiative – ‘Women Behind E-Wheels’

Royal Mountain Travel has introduced electric cars, Hyundai Kona as a mode of new transportation facilities to tour inside the Kathmandu Valley. The company aimed to encourage the city to adopt the electronic vehicle for the improvement of the city’s weather.

It is also aimed to satisfy the demand of travelers who wanted to be a part of responsible tourism. Green Energy is a, certainly, a demand of the future, and the Royal Mountain Travel has always been a great advocate for responsible and sustainable tourism. Continue reading

Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan

Nepal is set to become the first country to double its tiger population as part of the World Wildlife Foundation’s (WWF) “Tx2” programme which aims to double the number of tigers all over the world.

Nepal’s tiger population has risen to 235 from the baseline population of 121 counted in 2009, the WWF said in a statement released to commemorate National Conservation Day.

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