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  • Massive irregularities in air ticketing

    Bajura, Oct 6 (RSS): Airlines companies providing air service from and to Kolti airport are found to have been charging irregular price for air tickets. The passengers heading home for Dashain festival have suffered as a result. Though the airfare is fixed at Rs. 3,760 from Kolti to Nepalgunj, passengers were charged as high as Rs. 7,000. The airlines companies are required to make at least one concession flight per week but that is not happening here, says local...

    5th Ram Bazar Festival to be held in Pokhara from Oct 6-14

    Pokhara, Oct 5 (RSS): The 5th edition of the Ram Bazar Festival is going to be organized at Ram Bazar of Lekhnath Municipality in Pokhara from October 6. Aimed at promoting and protecting art and culture as well as internal and external tourism, the nine-day festival is going to be organized by Ram Bazar Youth Club. The event will showcase folk dance, children’s park, ethnic procession, musical performances along with other cultural and entertainment programmes, said Club’s Secretary Raju...

    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,...

    Connecting Religion and Tourism:Tal Barahi

    Kathmandu, Oct 4 :-“Tal Barahi ” the most mesmerizing temple lies in the heart of Phewa lake hold lots of religious faith. Tourists never miss to admire this temple. The Lake which reflects Machhapuchre Himal shadow in its bottom, there’s a small island where two story pagoda style temple exist. From the ancient time people used to worship this temple  as “Tal Barahi” It was named Tal Barahi as it do exist in the middle of the lake ,counts...

    Locals gear up for conservation of natural heritages

    Myagdi, Oct 3 (RSS): Acknowledging the importance of nature and natural heritages, locals of Jyamarukkot and Malika rural municipality in Myagdi district have taken matters into their hands to protect the nature and natural heritages in their locality. They have resorted to community-based natural heritage conservation approaches and practices to curb the illegal trade of medicinal plants, flora and fauna in the community forests her. Member of conservation campaign, Kopila Kandel, said that that they launched the drive to...

    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,...

    Nepal fails to answer India’s proposal on expanding flight entry points

    Kathmandu, September 24 Three years ago, India sent a proposal to Nepal on expand Nepal’s flight entry points along with a draft of search and rescue agreement to be signed between aviation authorities of two countries. However, Nepal is yet to respond to the proposal. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has amended the draft and sent it to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation for further consideration. But, the Ministry has not made any decision about the...

    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...

    Dashain shopping spree: What’s in the market?

    Sept.22,Warm rays of the sun infiltrate through intermittent cloudscapes and kite-flying breezes come into the first chills of winter as most of Nepal’s Hindus prepare for Dashain, the country’s longest and most auspicious festival, which is connected with history, mythology and culture. This 15-day festival takes place in the month of Asoj as per the lunar calendar and Goddess Durga gets revered in our households for the entire 15 days of waxing moon. Besides, families relentlessly open up their hearts, and...

    Government to decide on Kathmandu-Terai Fast Track’s DPR soon

    Kathmandu, Sept 20 (RSS): The government has said that it was giving its final decision on detailed project report (DPR) of Kathamndu- Terai/ Madhesh Fast Track, the development project of national pride, soon. It may be noted Prime Minister recently instructed the Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister, Defence Minister, Chief Secretary, Army Chief and other authorities concerned to finalise the project’s DPR as soon as possible so as to pave the way for the project implementation. In a meeting...

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