Articles tagged “nepal”

Business Travel

The Travel Quandary for Global Aid Workers in the Pandemic

They say charity begins at home, but for the thousands of overseas volunteers that’s not quite the case. Now they’re wondering how to keep going in a world where travel has mostly stopped.

The Travel Quandary for Global Aid Workers in the Pandemic

Tourism

Coronavirus Fears Hit Tourism on World’s Tallest Peak

Even the world's highest travel spot cannot escape the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Looks like winter is not yet over for Nepal tourism.

Coronavirus Fears Hit Tourism on World’s Tallest Peak

Tourism

Promoting Tourism in the Time of Coronavirus Is a No-Win

Tourism marketers are facing somewhat of a conundrum: The optics of tourism campaigns during widespread panic can fall flat, but failing to market low-risk destinations may make a bad problem even worse.

Promoting Tourism in the Time of Coronavirus Is a No-Win

Tourism

The Future of Elephant Tourism Will Be Showcased in This Nepalese Village

It seems far-fetched that a tiny village in Nepal that depends on elephant-back safaris could one day be a million-dollar profit attraction. If this initiative works, it’s a great day for tourism communities.

The Future of Elephant Tourism Will Be Showcased in This Nepalese Village

Tour Operators

Locals Lead on Tour Business for Nepal’s Peaks

Nepali-owned tour operators now make up the majority in the country famous for its high peaks — most notably Mount Everest. This has helped enrich local communities, but the Nepalis' lower-priced treks have also made the mountains more crowded, and last year 11 people died. The country must find a way to balance the two.

Locals Lead on Tour Business for Nepal’s Peaks

Airlines

Nepal’s Main Airport Saves Power to Prevent Disruptions

Good to know that Nepal’s power situation is under control as this is the year it organizes a Visit Nepal Year, targeting two million tourists. The country needs them badly.

Nepal’s Main Airport Saves Power to Prevent Disruptions

Tourism

How Nepal Can Address Overtourism on Mount Everest

Overcrowding at the peak of Everest has long been well documented. The current 2019 death toll of 11 climbers must jolt Nepal authorities into taking action and getting wiser about how to optimize an attraction without spoiling it. Here's how.

How Nepal Can Address Overtourism on Mount Everest

Overtourism

Mount Everest to See Record Number of Climbers

Mount Everest seems ripe for overtourism. The difference here, rather than in Venice for example, is that overcrowding can be deadly.

Mount Everest to See Record Number of Climbers

Tourism

Mt. Everest Tourism Continues Despite Earthquakes and Avalanches

"We have no other income except from the tourists," is a frightening phrase for everyone.

Mt. Everest Tourism Continues Despite Earthquakes and Avalanches

Tourism

Unrest Challenges Nepal’s Post-Earthquake Tourism Recovery

First priority should be local recovery, with tourism revenues considered only when it makes things better for locals.

Unrest Challenges Nepal’s Post-Earthquake Tourism Recovery