Visitor Arrivals in November 2010

According to figures released by the Immigration Office at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) visitor arrivals to Nepal via air in November 2010 have risen by 21.5 percent to 48,331 compared to the same month last year. Arrivals from South Asian region have grown by 55.5 percent with arrivals from Bangladesh growing at 80.7 percent, India at 52.9 percent and Sri Lanka at 44.2 percent. Arrivals from other Asian regions showed an increase by 8.8 percent. Europe has still maintained an upward trend showing an increase in arrivals by  8.6 percent. Visitor arrivals from Australia, New Zealand USA and Canada also risen by 10.8 percent, 30.2 percent, 39.2 percent and 31.5 percent respectively.

Nepal Participates at Adventure Travel Show in New Jersey, USA

An Adventure Travel Show was held at Meadowlands Exposition Centre in New Jersey, USA from 16th to 17th October 2010. Nepal Tourism Board with five private sector travel companies participated at the show.The show had more than 150 exhibitors with travel-themed activities, expert advice and special discounts.

September Arrivals

According to figures released by Immigration Office, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) visitor arrivals in the month of September 2010 have increased by 20.6% to 41,331, compared to the same month last year. South Asian region posted a positive growth of 49.1% with arrivals from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan showing an upward trend at 79.5%, 40.9%, and 43.9 .Arrivals from Malaysia (68.5%), South Korea (52.1%), Singapore (3.7% ) and Thailand (8.9%) have also registered positive growth.Arrivals from Europe grew to 9.4% with arrivals from Germany , Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Denmark up by 33 %, 5.1%, 8.4%, 8.2% and 45.1 % respectively.The figures also show increasing trend in the visitor arrivals from New Zealand , USA and Canada.