232 tourism industry added in first half of current FY


19th Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, 19 Jan: Nepal has got 2 Hundred and 32 more tourism related industry in the first half of current fiscal year.

Tourism Department

Hotels, Adventure Tourism, Travel, Trekking and Mountaineering Agency are the companies related to tourism to get registered. According to department of tourism among 13 newly registered hotels 11 are of common standard, 1 is three stars and 1 is two star hotels.

1 hundred and 13 travel agency and 94 trekking agencies got registered in the department. Similarly, in adventure tourism 3 rafting agency and 4 river guides are registered.

“With the rise in the number of tourism related industry the total number of registered companies stood to 6 thousand 3 hundred and 61 till the mid of fiscal year 2073/2074,” Director and Information Officer of Department of Tourism Durga Datta Dhakal informed.

6 hundred 96 of them are hotels from which 4 hundred 62 are medium standard hotel, 2 hundred 34 are homestay. So far, 10 are five star hotel and 2 are four star hotel. Likewise 32 are three star, 44 are two star, 30 are one star hotels. 3 of them are casino.

In adventure tourism four industries have been registered which include 72 rafting agencies and 2 hundred 5 river guide.  2 thousand 9 hundred 95 are travel agency, 2 thousand 2 hundred and 16 are trekking agency. In mountain climbing sector 1 hundred 73 teams have been registered.