Impact Travel Kathmandu, one of the multi hubs of Impact Travel Alliance, joined fellow Impact Travel Alliance Hubs in hosting events around the same theme in Chicago, Kathmandu, Marrakech, NYC, Toronto and Tucson as part of an international effort around Global Goal #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities on 28th of March, 2018.
As per the record of Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), a total of 158,578 foreign tourists visited the Annapurna Region, which is popular for mountain views and some of the best trekking trails in the world, in 2017. The number is 38.88 percent higher than the figures of 2016. Continue reading
Trekking guides are not just only leaders in the trekking trails, but they are the real brand ambassadors for the Nepalese Tourism Industry. Guests, after spending two weeks of trekking in the Himalayas, it is up to the characteristics of trekking guides if the vacation will be memorable. Every year, Royal Mountain Travel enrols ten to fifteen new trekking and tour guides in the company. This year Royal Mountain Travel organized a ‘Three Day Leadership (Trekking and Tours)” in its office to maintain a strong connection with the in-house sales team, senior trekking and tour guides with the new trekking guides. Continue reading
The year, 2017 has been a good year for the tourism industry of Nepal. Factors like increasing tourist numbers, growing number of tourism enterprises, and positive vibes created by promotional programs organized by both Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and the private sector indicate that the tourism sector has finally rebounded to the pre-quake level, according to tourism stakeholders. Continue reading
China allows the border at Kerung-Rasuwa (Nepal) to become a new checkpoint for international visitors, visiting Tibet – China from Nepal via overland, and vice-versa, already since August. However, apparently, the only highway, Rasuwua Gadi Highway, connecting Nepal and Tibet – China has been a lucrative route for traders of both countries, Nepal and China. Continue reading
Wataniya Airways of Kuwait has decided to operate direct flights to Nepal as it moves to cater to growing travel demand with Nepali migrant workers rushing to the oil-rich country in larger numbers. Continue reading
Nepal tourism is on track to reach the magic figure of 1 million arrivals by the end of the year, industry watchers said. Analysts have based their projection on arrival trends for the first 10 months (January-October) of 2017 when the number of visitors jumped 25.47 percent to 757,448 individuals.
Communication is essential to the smooth working of any company. It’s difficult to feel a part of a team when everybody has information that hasn’t been shared and when team members don’t fill each other in on what they’re working on. To introduce our team members to an environment without computers and e-mails, Royal Mountain Travel organized a team building program Continue reading
With the objective to develop the Rasuwagadi-Kerung border crossings as its international access point to South Asia, China has agreed to recognise the newly opened trading route as international checkpoint between Nepal and Tibet – China.
The northern neighbor granted the status of international checkpoint following intense efforts from Nepali side after Tatopani, the major point between Nepal and China, remained shut due to extensive damage caused by the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015. Continue reading
After facing many ups and downs in the past couple of years, foreign tourist arrivals recorded a healthy growth of 28 percent in the first half of 2017. Continue reading