Nepal Tourism Board forms task force for revival of tourism


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Under the coordination of Dhananjay Regmi, CEO of NTB, ‘’ was formed today, which includes representatives from tourism associations, government bodies and other stakeholders.

As per NTB, the team comprises presidents of six different associations of tourism entrepreneurs, former CEO of NTB Deepak Raj Joshi, and Rajan Pokhrel, director general of (CAAN). Similarly, as tourism experts the task force has included Chairperson of Hotel Dwarika Ambica Shrestha, President of Temple Tiger Group Basanta Mishra, Managing Director of Buddha Air Birendra Basnet, former CEO of NTB Prachanda Man Shrestha and Executive Director of Yeti Airlines Sonam Sherpa.

“The task force will work for survival and then revival of the industry. Analysing how tourism industries abroad are overcoming the impact of the pandemic, the task force will prepare a report with recommendations for revival of industry,” NTB has stated in a press statement issued today. The task force has to prepare separate strategic plans for travel, hotel and civil aviation sectors.

While preparing the recommendations, the task force will have to prioritise health safety of both service providers and service-seekers, reads the statement.

“The task force has to focus on making a strategy to motivate entreprene

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