Nepal Tourism Board gets 1.37 billion rupees budget, prioritize int’l tourism promotion

26th Oct, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Oct 26 : Nepal Tourism Board has got 1.37 billion rupees as budget for the fiscal year of 2017/18 which it will focus on tourism promotion in International promotions.

Out of the total budget 600 million rupees will be spent for marketing and promotion. Also it will be spending 200 million rupees for the conservation of the local heritages, manpower production, internal tourism promotion, researches and many more, NTB has said.

NTB’s CEO Deepak Raj Joshi informed about the plans for international and domestic promotions. “Like of previous years we are planning to organize the Himalayan Travel Mart again in coming fiscal year and we have allocated 200 million rupees for the event,” Joshi said.

“This sort of programs is essential for the tourism promotion of the country and should be continued. Most of the countries in South Asia have been organizing this sort of exhibitions every year. So we have prioritized it this year too,” he claimed. Making some reformations in such marts NTB also has planned to shift it to other parts and regions of the country to attract more tourists from the bordering areas