World Tourism Day observed

Kathmandu, September 27

The World Tourism Day was marked in the country with various programmes under the slogan ‘Tourism for All — promoting universal accessibility’.

Various organisations of the tourism fraternity like the Department of Tourism, Nepal Tourism Board, Hotel Association Nepal, Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal, Pacific Asia Travel Association, and Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents, among others organised a rally from Tridevi Marg, Thamel to Bhrikutimandap to celebrate the World Tourism Day.

Various organisations also independently organised programmes on the occasion.  The Hotel Association Nepal organised a clean-up campaign and provided one-night free accommodation for the first tourist to arrive in Nepal today, as per a statement.