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Promoting rural tourism: VITOF Nepal President Ram Sapkota

Tourism Mail | 21st July, 2018

 Village Tourism Promotion Forum Nepal (VITOF-Nepal) is a nonprofit organization established with the main objective of promoting rural tourism. The main goal of VITOF Nepal is to uplift lifestyle of rural people and promote Nepal in foreign countries. The mission of VITOF Nepal is to make people aware about the conservation of folk culture, identifying…

Keeping promises in tourism development : Anil Lama

Tourism Mail | 6th July, 2018

The Society of Travel and Tour Operators Nepal is an association of tourism entrepreneurs engaged in the travel and tour business. It is a 10-year-old organization that has been engaged for the growth and development of the tourism sector in the country and has been conducting promotional activities for tourism destinations in Nepal. We sat…

Safeguarding the travel industry: CN Pandey

Tourism Mail | 31st March, 2018

The Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) was established in 1966 by a group of leading travel agents, who felt it necessary to work together to formulate sound business principles and regulate the travel industry in Nepal. The primary purposes of NATTA have been to protect the professional interests of those engaged in…

Catalyst for the responsible development of tourism: Sunil Shakya

Tourism Mail | 13th March, 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is an international non-profit organization which works for the development of travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region. PATA works with various different organizations in the region to organize travel marts and other events to provide opportunities for travel professionals to connect with each other. Sunil Shakya is…

Tourist Police Nepal: Serving for Safer Destination in Nepal

tourismmail | 7th March, 2018

 With the vision to assure a safe and pleasant stay to all tourists in Nepal, Tourist Police Nepal was established in 1979 AD as a special unit of Nepal Police working under Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Department of Tourism. Tourist Police today has the strength of 227 Officers under the supervision of…

Promoting Nepali Tourism in Israel: Working as a Goodwill Ambassador

Tourism Mail | 24th February, 2018

The Nepal Tourism Board has appointed Goodwill Ambassadors to promote Nepali tourism in countries around the world. Bhagawati Basnet is representing Nepal as a Goodwill Ambassador in Israel. She is also Vice-President for International Nepalese Artist Society, through which she joins efforts to promote Nepali tourism in Israel. We spoke with Ms. Basnet about her…

Turkish Airlines Nepal: Making Tourism Accessible

Tourism Mail | 19th February, 2018

Turkish Airlines has been operating in Nepal for the last four years and has succeeded in establishing itself as a major airline working for the Himalayan nation. It has become a gateway for Nepali to reach various European cities with 5 weekly flights, more than 300 destinations via Istanbul, Turkey and its services reaching to…

NATHM: Centre of Excellence

Tourism Mail | 10th February, 2018

Established as preferred destination for tourism and hospitality education in the SAARC region, NATHM (Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management) is dedicated to human resource development for tourism and hospitality sector in Nepal with the motto of “Centre of Excellence”. NATHM has a history of four decades of service in Nepalese Tourism and Hotel…

Innovation in Nepalese Tourism Promotion: An Interview with Deepesh Man Shakya

Tourism Mail | 3rd February, 2018

Deepesh Man Shakya is the President of Nepal Ireland Society, the organization of Non-Resident Nepalis in Ireland, and an active individual in the Nepali tourism sector. He is the program coordinator for the Experience Nepal campaign, a new form of tourism promotion program developing under the Nepal Tourism Board. He has been working to use…

Providing Quality Education for Skilled Manpower: Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management

Tourism Mail | 27th January, 2018

Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management is the Nepal’s first hotel management school to be licensed by the Ministry of Education. It was established in 2002. SMSH currently provides a four-year Bachelor’s Degree in International Hospitality and Tourism Management in affiliation with Queen Margaret University, UK, a 140-year-old university and has equivalency with Tribhuvan University. With…

Uniting all tourism associations for progress: Nawaraj Dahal

Tourism Mail | 17th January, 2018

On the 39th Annual General Meeting of TAAN held on October 29, Mr Navaraj Dahal became the newly elected president of TAAN. Initially established to develop mountain tourism in Nepal, Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is now the umbrella association for all the trekking agencies in Nepal which works for the rights and benefits of…

Reconstruction of heritages sites in Nepal is live museum for tourists: NTB CEO

Tourism Mail | 27th July, 2017

KATHMANDU: The tourism sector of Nepal dived down after the earthquake of 2015 resulting reduction in the number of tourists as well the revenue for the government. But after 2 years of the quake the tourism sector is recovering and getting back to the track. Tourismmail in this context talked to CEO of Nepal Tourism…

Land Creeping occurring in and around Pashupati: Geo- Scientist

Tourism Mail | 29th March, 2017

Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dahal is the Geo- Scientist of Nepal. He along with his team of 3 members are on study about the land slopes of world heritage site of Nepal namely Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath and Chqangunarayan Temple. In an interview with Tourismmail Dahal point out the risk factors in and around the Pashupatinath Temple and his…

Spa Therapy is the backbone of health and beautiness

Tourism Mail | 20th February, 2017

The number of beauty spas is sky rocketing in Nepal. The spas opened around the urban area helps to maintain the beautiness as well as it has other benificiaries in maintaining sound health. Experts also has supported that the spa treatment helps to extract the toxins and unnecessary substances inside the body. Among the number…

Heritage Site, Basantapur : Reviving and Gaining it’s shape

Tourism Mail | 25th January, 2017

Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square is an enlisted monument of Kathmandu valley in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Aarati Subedi from Tourismmail talked to program manager, Uday Bahadur Pasakhala , Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square conservation area about the reconstruction and management, earthquake of 2015 highly struck this area. How is the reconstruction of the world heritage site…