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Tourism

Nepal on track to hit magic figure of 1 million arrivals

Nepal tourism is on track to reach the magic figure of 1 million arrivals by the end of the year, industry watchers said. Analysts have based their projection on arrival trends for the first 10 months (January-October) of 2017 when the number of visitors jumped 25.47 percent to 757,448 individuals.…


Caan budget stalemate grounds aviation projects

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (Caan) has not been able to pass its budget even four months into the fiscal year as Tourism Minister Jitendra Narayan Dev and Caan Director General Sanjiv Gautam have been engaged in a bitter dispute which has hamstrung its operations.  Airport construction and upgradation…


New Civil Aviation Bill aims to break up Caan

The Tourism Ministry has finalised a draft Civil Aviation Bill which proposes splitting the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (Caan) into two entities, regulator and service provider. The draft will be sent to the Law Ministry next week before being submitted to the Cabinet, said Tourism Joint Secretary Buddhi Sagar…


2.4m trees need to be cut down for Nijgadh airport

More than 2.4 million small and large trees will have to be cut down to build the much ballyhooed modern international airport in Nijgadh, Bara, a draft Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report has revealed. The planned construction site lies amid dense forest and will be spread over 8,000…


Pokhara int’l airport construction set to begin from Thursday

The construction of international airport in Pokhara will formally begin from Thursday, a day after the second phase of the local elections, the project official said. Pradip Adhikari, chief of the airport project, said that contractor would be mobilised on the project site from Thursday. Works on quarry identification, equipment…


Airbus A380 upgrade waits in the wings at Paris Airshow

Airbus is preparing to roll out a novel A380 wingtip design to rally support for the world’s largest passenger jet by improving its fuel efficiency, according to a prototype seen on Saturday. A Reuters photographer got up close to the roughly three-meter-high split wingtip which has been installed on an…


Nepal Tourism Promotion Program in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

With the slogan of ‘Nepal is Beautiful: Visit, and Enjoy in Nepal’, the Embassy of Nepal in Bangkok, which is concurrently accredited to the Kingdom of Cambodia, organized a tourism promotion event in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Saturday. The program was organized in association with Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) in…


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