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  • Turkish Airlines named Five-Star Global Airline

    Kathmandu, October 4 Turkish Airlines has recently been named a Five-Star Global Airline by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Official Airline Ratings. The award, claimed to be based on passenger feedback, was presented to the company at Expo 2017 in Long Beach, California last week. “This five-star ranking reaffirms Turkish Airlines’ position as a global leader in passenger experience and comfort,” the company said in a statement. Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines,...

    China’s golden week travellers

    Oct 02- The UK could be looking forward to a rise in visitors from China this as China National Day and the Golden Week holiday begin. Golden Week is a prime time of travel for China, and more and more Chinese are choosing to visit the UK every year. The latest official statistics show that there was a record number of visitors to the UK from China, in the first quarter of 2017. From January to March this year,...

    Tourism is growing despite terror fears

    Sept.24,Worldwide, people’s desire to travel remains unabated, despite terror attacks and political unrest. However, the geopolitical crises around the globe are influencing destination choices. Following attacks in Turkey and Egypt, the world’s most popular destination, Spain, has now been affected. Las Ramblas in Barcelona, the target chosen by the attackers, is a popular tourist attraction. While North Africa and Turkey in particular have experienced a dramatic decline in bookings due to terror attacks, the effects on the tourism industry...

    Second ODI between England and West Indies rained off

    SEPT.22,LONDON: The second one-day international between England and West Indies at Trent Bridge was abandoned because of heavy rain on Thursday. Only 2.2 overs were possible after West Indies won the toss and elected to field first. England reached 21 without loss when the rain arrived. England lead the series 1-0 after a seven-wicket victory at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

    Minister-level meeting positive on holding regional SAARC summit

    SEPT.22,NEW YORK: The SAARC ministry-level meeting discussed the agenda of organising upcoming SAARC Summit on Thursday. The meeting of the Foreign/External Affairs Ministers representing the SAARC member-nation in the 72nd Sessions of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) dwelt on the agenda in regard to holding the upcoming SAARC Summit with positive note. In the meeting organised on behalf of the Nepal government, the external affairs ministers from all SAARC countries except Sri Lanka had participated, shared Deputy Prime Minister...

    China promoting tourism in Nepal

    Lalitpur, 4th February:Today,the neighboring country, China, organized its panda pension program under its Tourism Promotion Program. Panda painting program has been organized here with the slogan “Panda beautiful, China is very beautiful” by China’s National Tourism Administration and Sichuan Province Tourism Development Committee. In the program, about 40 students of various schools had done painting of Pandas in color. According to the organizer, every year China has organized various programs for tourism promotion in different countries. According to that, this year, organized tourism...

    KAYAK reveals the next 10 destinations to visit before the masses

    Sept.19,Singapore – Repeatedly travelling to your all-time favorite destinations is like never stepping out of your comfort zone. Instead of fighting your way through the crowds of tourists in the ‘most-instagrammable’ places, how about switching your attention to some less-talked-about destinations before everybody else catches on? KAYAK, the world’s leading travel search engine, has analysed data from millions of searches to gain insights into its users’ interests and where they are heading. With its release of the KAYAK ‘Better-Now-Than-Later’...

    Business Traveler Awards 2017 names Bangkok Best Leisure Destination in Asia Pacific

    Sept 18,Bangkok – The Business Traveler Awards 2017 named Bangkok the ‘Best Leisure Destination in the Asia Pacific’ for the second straight year, marking a record sixth time Thailand’s capital city has received this prestigious international accolade. Ms. Sarima Chindamat, Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Hong Kong Office, was on hand to receive the award from the magazine’s representative, Mr. Willian Tang Tat Chi, a Hong Kong-born veteran fashion designer, at a ceremonial luncheon that took place on 8 September in Hong...

    Kerala launches ‘Responsible Tourism Mission’ project

    Sep 17,Kadakampalli Surendran, Minister of Tourism, Government of Kerala inaugurated ‘Responsible Tourism Mission’ project aimed at the development of local communities and growth of tourism to state. With the announcement of various Onam packages under Responsible Tourism mission to be available till September 30, Tourism Minister unveiled the promotional video and concept card of the festive theme “Nattinpurangalil Onam Unnaam, Onasammanangal Vangam (Let’s have Onam feast in villages and get Onam gifts). “Nattinpurangalil Onam Unnaam, Onasammanangal Vangam” project comprises of...

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