Number of home stays targeting VNY 2020 increases in Nepal


1st Dec, 2019 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Dec 01: As the Visit Nepal 2020 is approaching near, the trend of operating hotels and home stay services targeting tourists has increased. In this current fiscal year , 18 new home stay services and hotels are registered in the Department of Tourism.

And with this, the number of tourist grade hotels have reached 923 including 15 five-star hotels, 13 four-star hotels, 33 three-star hotels, 43 two-star hotels, 35 one-star hotels, 527 tourist grade hotels and 257 home stay services.  According to the Department, applications have been registered for construction of four five-star hotels, three four-star hotels, one-star hotel, seven tourist level hotels and three home stay services.

Department director-general Dandu Raj Ghimire said the number of people investing in tourist-level hotels and home stay has increased with the preparations of the Visit Year. The Department stated that preparations have been made to register and operate several hotels at the province level.