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Nepal tourism makes spectacular rebound

Nepal tourism makes spectacular rebound

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Nepal’s tourism experienced a dramatic turnaround last year after being hit by the twin disasters of a devastating earthquake and crippling trade embargo in 2015. Foreign tourist arrivals to Nepal jumped 39.71 percent to 753,002 in 2016, boosted by robust visitor growth from India, China, the US, the UK and Sri Lanka, according to the

Nepal waives visa fee for Chinese tourists

Nepal waives visa fee for Chinese tourists

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The government has decided to waive off visa fee for Chinese nationals with the objective of bringing more tourists from the northern neighbor to Nepal. The decision will come into effect from January, 2016. Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya, secretary of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) said that the idea floated by his ministry