HAN Bhaktapur becomes new Hotel Association branch

8th Apr, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Apr 08: Hotel Association of Nepal (HAN) has formed a district office at Bhaktapur on Tuesday, in a program attended by HAN First Vice-President Srijana Rana and operators of hotels in Bhaktapur.

The Bhaktapur branch was formed under the presidency of Satya Ram Suwal, proprietor of Hotel Vintage Home in Bhaktapur Municipality-2. The office is being operated by a temporary nine-member committee. The First Vice-President of the office is Ukesh Shrestha of Kumari Hotel, Second Vice-President is Decent Baidya of Golden Gate Guest House, Secretary is Kirtan Awal of Hotel Sweet Home, while the Treasurer is Sujan Hada of Bajra Guest House.

Similarly, the members of the committee are Suman Datheputhe of Hotel Tulaja, Arunodaya Prajapati of Peacock Guest House, Kajesh Mool of City Guest House, and Kailash Dhaubanjar of Shiva Guest House.

HAN First Vice-President Srijana Rana has said that hotels of Bhaktapur must make an effort to provide quality services to tourists, adding that HAN will provide necessary support for improving the quality of services and to promote the hotels.

First Vice-President of Bhaktapur Chamber of Commerce Pradip Shrestha said that HAN will help tto unite all the hotels spread across the Bhaktapur district. Similarly, President of Bhaktapur Tourism Development Committee Ram Sundar Bhele said that business associations will protect the local business enterprises.

Newly-elect President of HAN Bhaktapur, Satya Ram Suwal, said that the committee has been formed with the aim to conduct the first general meeting within 6 months. He said that the office aims to work in collaboration with the other tourism associations operating in Bhaktapur.

According to Suwal, hotel operators of Bhaktapur will be working together to promote their businesses. There are 52 large and small hotels in operation in Bhaktapur, said Suwal.

HAN Bhaktapur is also starting the provision of allowing wandering tourists to use the restrooms in any of their affiliated hotels, allowing tourists in Bhaktapur an added convenience.