• COVID-19 pandemic dampens peak tourist season in Nepal

    2 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The months of October and November constitute peak tourist season in Nepal. However, this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has dampened the scenario.
    Previously, this time of the year used to be a busy season for tourism entrepreneurs. “It actually used to be difficult for us to manage tourists during this season in previous years owing to the difficulties in arranging flights, the overcrowded hotels and staff shortage. However, the situation is totally different this year as we are sitting idle,” said Khem Bahadur Subedi, the president of Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal.
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  • Hotel & transport entrepreneurs in Ilam district incurred major loss

    Hotel & transport entrepreneurs in Ilam district incurred major loss

    2 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    To the tourism sector, the pandemic has been the most massive compared to other sectors as majority of tourist activities are still in the process to restart after Nepal experienced a nationwide lockdown on March 24th in the early part of this year.
    In the Ilam district in eastern Nepal, the hotel business and transportation sector have reported major loss as a result of the crushing halt in tourism activities for over seven months.
    Ilam, an exotic hill station in the far-eastern Nepal, which is one of the preferred destinations, experienced an enormous loss in terms of tourist numbers who...
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  • Nepal's tourism sector fights to cope with pandemic

    Nepal's tourism sector fights to cope with pandemic

    2 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    October and November is the best time to visit Nepal. But, this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the tourism sector harshly.
    Previously, this time of the year used to be a busy season for tourism entrepreneurs. “It actually used to be difficult for us to manage tourists during this season in previous years owing to the difficulties in arranging flights, the overcrowded hotels and staff shortage. However, the situation is totally different this year as we are sitting idle,” opined Khem Bahadur Subedi, the president of Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal.
    He said that this years'...
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