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COVID-19: NAC cuts flights to New Delhi Saturday, March 14th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The national flag-carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), has cut its flight to New Delhi of India after a demand for flights to the India's central capital noticeably went down due to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19). The NAC, through a press statement Friday, said that there is..

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Nepal Airlines suspends Doha flights Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has decided to suspend its regular flights to Doha of Qatar for a time being beginning from today due to a fear of coronavirus infection. The coronavirus officially named as the Covid-19 now poses a global health threat. The..

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UNITRAV calls on airlines companies not to go for layoff Monday, March 9th, 2020

KATHMANDU: Tourism and airlines entrepreneurs have been urged not to go for a layoff citing the unfavourable situation in the aftermath of fear of coronavirus outbreak. The Union of Trekking Travels Rafting Workers Nepal (UNITRAV), the largest trade union in the tourism industry, said its serious..

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Tourists arrival in Koshi Tappu nil Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Birat Anupam, SUNSARI: February and March is the peak season for international travellers interested in migratory birds and wild water buffaloes at the only wildlife reserve of the nation, KoshiTappu Wildlife Reserve. Tragically, the foreign tourists' arrival in this bird sanctuary has been reduced..

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COVID-19 fallout: Sauraha hotels start cutting down staff Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Narayan Adhikari, KATHMANDU: The hotels in Sauraha, a major tourist area here, have started sending their staff on leave after the fall in the number of visitors due to the fear of coronavirus (COVID-19). The hotels here are currently occupied only 15 to 20 per cent. Regional Hotel Association..

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Nepal’s Tourism entrepreneurs urge restrictions on flights Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU: The tourism entrepreneurs in Nepal have called for halting two-way flights to the countries where coronavirus cases have been reported. They suggested to do as preventive measure to contain coronavirus outbreak in the country. Coronavirus, renamed COVID-19 by the WHO, has..

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Nepal Airlines to start commercial flight to Narita from Monday Sunday, March 1st, 2020

KATHMANDU: National flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is all set to commence its maiden commercial Kathmandu-Narita flight from coming Monday, the officials said. The national flag carrier had conducted Kathmandu to Osaka flight on August 29, 2019 onwards but in view of the high volume..

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Nepal Airlines Corporation flying to Narita from March 2 Monday, February 10th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), is to being a direct flight to Narita of Japan from coming March 2. Issuing a press release on Monday, the NAC said that the Corporation's wide-body airbus would fly to Narita thrice a week—Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The..

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New trekking route, the Maurice Herzog Trail, opens Saturday, February 1st, 2020

MYAGDI: A new trekking route, the Maurice Herzog Trail, has come into operation. The trail starts from Annapurna Rural Municipality-4 Narchyang and leads up to the base camp of the 8,091 metres high Mt Annapurna. The trekking route was brought into operation targeting the Visit Nepal Year 2020...

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Dr Dhananjaya Regmi appointed CEO of Nepal Tourism Board Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

KATHMANDU: Dr Dhananjaya Regmi has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Tourism Board. The executive committee of the NTB on Tuesday appointed Dr Regmi for a term of four years. Dr Regmi holds a PhD in climate change and is currently teaching at the Central Department of Geography..

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Himalaya Airlines Begins Flight To Chongqing, China Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

KATHMANDU: Marking the celebrations of the Chinese New Year Eve, the Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China joint venture international airline, launched its service on yet another route to China, connecting Kathmandu to Chongqing, a major tourist city of China. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil..

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Visit Nepal Year 2020 officially inaugurated in Qatar Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

DOHA: The Embassy of Nepal in Doha organized on Tuesday a ceremony at the Embassy Hall to officially inaugurate Visit Nepal 2020 campaign in Qatar. The ceremony was inaugurated Ambassador of Nepal to the State of Qatar Dr. Narad Nath Bharadwaj and Farhan Al Sheikh Al Sayed, Founder and Patron of..

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