Attractive Packages for Christmas and New Year


26th Dec, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Tourism businesses are introducing new packages aimed at the tourist influx of Christmas and New Year.

These events are considered important for tourism as they are marked by an increased flow of domestic as well as foreign tourists and a more profitable time for tourism businesses, which is why businesses have offered attractive packages with discount offers. These packages have chiefly been offered by night businesses.

Real Therapy and Beauty Point at Thamel has offered upto 50% discount on different services for new customers, while for regular customers they have even higher discounts, said company operator Bhabishwar Sharma.

Real Therapy is offering 50% discount to Nepali customers for services including ofuro, sauna, steam, massage, etc, under the “winter vacation” discount. The establishment also offers services like ayurvedic massage, hot stone massage, joint pain relief massage, relaxation massage, and acupressure massage, informed Sharma.

Similarly, businesses in Thamel aimed at foreign tourists like live bands, clubs, lounge restaurants, discotheques, etc. have also introduced special discounts for the New Year and the winter season. A number of new establishments are also opening on the occasions of Christmas and New Year.

General Secretary of the Hotel Association of Nepal (HAN), Binayak Shah, said that hotels are introducing different packages on occasion of Christmas and New Year. According to him, rather than provide discounts on their services, hotels have opted to include international bands, and entertainment with famous Nepalese artists in their packages.

Thamel Tourism Development has informed that it is currently planning to organize a street festival in Thamel on the occasion of New Year.

The Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN) is also organizing its 19th street festival in Pokhara from 28th December to 1st January. President of REBAN, Pramod Kumar Jaiswal, said that different restaurants have offered discounts as well as new package services on the occasion of New Year.