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Government decides to increase regular international flights Thursday, September 10th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The government is to give permission for conducting additional flights from countries where regular international flights have been started. In this connection, the government has removed the quota for bringing only 800 passengers daily that was determined before this. Now, the..

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Nepal: Taskforce formed for revival of tourism sector Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Nepal Tourism Board has formed the Tourism Revival Taskforce in order to revive the tourism industry of the country which is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The NTB has brought the tourism revival plan as further coordination and collaboration was necessary as per the government..

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Nepal: Air Arabia asked to return passengers money Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The government has directed Air Arabia airlines company to returned the money charged on its passengers for hotel quarantine. The airline company had come with 161 passengers on 25 August to Kathmandu from Sarjah of UAE but one of the passengers did not have tested for Corona Virus. As..

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Tourism Ministry achieves 60 per cent progress in FY 2019/20 Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation has made positive progress in the last fiscal year in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry has made overall 60 percent progress in the Fiscal Year 2019/20, according to the Annual Progress Report released by the Ministry here..

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New trekking route to reach atop Ghumte,Nepal Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

By Ram Bahadur Thapa, BAGLUNG:-Works are in progress on the expansion of a new trekking route to Ghumte hilltop – a popular tourism site. he trekking route connects Bhimsen Dhunga at Galkot municipality-7, Malma with Ghumte via Nachnedanda-Ramchedhunga. With this, it covers 10-km distance. With..

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48 domestic flights to be resumed from August 15

CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU:- Different airlines would resume 48 domestic commercial flights every day from August 17. Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the regulatory body, has granted permission for 48 commercial flights going to be resumed after around five months of lockdown. Airlines..

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Fourth phase of international air rescue begins Thursday, July 30th, 2020

CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU:- The fourth phase of rescue flights has begun in a bid to repatriate the Nepali nationals stranded in foreign countries. The rescue flights are to take place from 31 July to 8 August to repatriate Nepalese people facing tough time in different countries due to COVID-19..

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Nepal: Rafting begins Jumla’s Tila river Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

KHALANGA: Rafting has begun in Jumla's Tila river to promote the local tourism. The service is launched by the Go Karnali Travels and Tour. Rafting known as one of the forms of adventurous water travel is available from Dansanghu of Chandannath municipality to Ranka of Tatopani rural municipality...

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Tourists in Nepal appeal for extension of VISA term Monday, July 27th, 2020

POKHARA:- Foreign tourists currently in Nepal have urged the Government of Nepal to extend the term of their VISA dates. They appealed for the same stating that they failed to complete their visits and tours due to ongoing lockdown. They have complained that they even cannot return to their home..

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Hotels in Sauraha ready to welcome guests Saturday, July 25th, 2020

CHITWAN:- The government has lifted the lockdown imposed to check the spread of Corona Virus. Public vehicles, industries and the market are back into operation as usual. Likewise, the tourism sector is also gearing up to open itself for visitors beginning July 30, as decided by the government...

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Over 32,000 stranded Nepalese rescued from foreign countries Monday, July 20th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- So far 32,727 Nepalese who were stranded in various foreign countries due to COVID-19 pandemic have been rescued and repatriated to Nepal. The figure included 558 Nepalis who have been rescued and reached Nepal on Monday. They were rescued from 25 foreign countries through chartered..

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