Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) met with the Tourism Associations on May 3, 2020, to discuss tourism recovery in the post COVID 19 period.
At the program, NTB CEO Dr. Dhananjay Regmi presented summary of the recent industry survey conducted by NTB and shared tentative survival plan seeking industry feedback on the same.
Similarly, representative from the private sector and Former Member of NTB Executive Committee Mr. Yogendra Shakya, made a presentation on how the industry could survive until 2022.
President of HAN Ms. Shreejana Rana requested the Government for support to the private sector tourism industry in terms of concessions in basic amenities that would reduce operating cost and employee relief package.
Representatives from Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Association of Travel & Tour Agents (NATTA), Nepal Association of Tour Operators (NATO), Society of Travel & Tour Operators (SOTTO), Restaurant & Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), Nepal Association of Rafting Agents (NARA), Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA – Nepal Chapter) Nepal Tourist Vehicle Association (NTVA) were present at the interaction program conducted by HAN at the NTB office premises.
Directors and Heads of Departments were also present at the meeting.
Source: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB)