Utilization of Revenue from Trekking in Nepal

Nepal earns substantial revenue from Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) cards, but the tourism stakeholders worry about not utilizing the funds to develop the trekking segment and delaying the release of the royalties for the development projects. However, Myagdi district could initiate development of new trekking routes in March 2014.

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Bhutan, Nepal, and US Revise Tourism Fees

Nepal doubled the tourism service fee to meet the cost of expensive international tourism campaigns. The U.S.A. planned to levy a fee for using the ski slopes managed by the ski resorts. Bhutan discounted the flight tickets and daily tariff to draw tourists in all the seasons.

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Adventure tourism in 11th five-year plan

Report of the Steering Committee on Tourism for the Eleventh Five-Year Plan (2007-2012). Government of India, Planning Commission. 2006. This report reviewed tourism status during 10th five-year plan and suggested strategies for developing tourism in the next five-year plan. Highlights of the adventure tourism segment include: The Himalaya is the…

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