Nepali company Star Management Pvt Ltd, a member of Shangri-La Group, is preparing to look after the overall management of an under construction five star hotel in Tibetan Autonomous Region of China.
Shangri-La Groups operates Hotel Shangri-La in Kathmandu and Shangri-La Village Resort in Pokhara.
Prasiddha Bahadur Pandey, managing director of Hotel Shangri-La, said Star Management will take over the management of the hotel once the construction completes in 2012.
The construction of the yet-to-be-named hotel is going on in full swing at Linzhi in Tibet. The hotel is being constructed by Tibetan Tourism Corporation Limited (TTCL). Shangri-La Group had signed an agreement
Adventurer Pushkar Shah, who gained national and international acclaim for riding around the world on a bicycle, has set out on yet another expedition on Wednesday.
With a team comprising of eleven people, Shah is attempting to climb Mt Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, for what he call his “mission for world peace”.
President Dr Ram Baran Yadav handed over the national flag of Nepal to Shah for his Everest expedition at Shital Niwas, the President’s office, amid a program today morning.
He wished Shah and his team good luck for the expedition titled “Everest Peace Expedition 2010″ and bid them farewell.
The figures released by Immigration Office, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) reveal that visitor arrivals in the month of March 2010, compared to the same month last year, have increased by 34.6% to 44,431.
The arrivals from South Asian region, except for the arrivals from Sri Lanka have gained overall positive growth of 35.3% with India (35.5%), Bangladesh (53.8%) and, Pakistan (3.2%). Visitor arrivals from India, which is the largest source market for Nepal, has been increasing since the very beginning of 2010. A robust growth of 21% has been observed in the arrivals from the South Asian region during the first
Apa Sherpa, 50, World Record holder for 19 successful expeditions to Mt.Everest is heading to Everest region on April 6 to climb it 20th times which will create another milestone and break his own world record.
Apa, originally from the village of Thame in Nepal and living in Draper, Utah, USA since 2006 has climbed Everest for 8 straight years since May 16,2002.
Last year, mission of his expedition was to create awareness of Climate Change. This time around, he has a three fold mission to accomplish. “I will unfold a Nepal Tourism Year 2011 (NTY-2011) flag at the top of the
President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav has inaugurated Mithila Festival-2066 in Janakpur on Friday.
The festival that began with the theme of ‘our culture our identity; prosperous Mithila our campaign’ has lively showcased various aspects of glorious story, including that of history, geography, culture, art and folk life of Mithila in one place for the first time in Nepal.
The ancient incidents such as entrance of sage Nimi during build-up of Mithila, Janak-Ashtabakra dialogue, birth of legendry Sita in the land where king Janak was cultivating have been artistically presented through idols in the festival.
On the occasion, President Dr. Yadav said Mithila is