Amid widespread concerns in Nepal and the World Health Organization raising the global risk of the Covid-19 outbreak to “very high”, the government is now scrambling to step up measures to contain the possible outbreak of the deadliest infectious disease. Please find here the updates on the measures taken by government in regard to COVID-19:
The first meeting of Buddhist International Travel Mart (BITM) 2020 Main Organizing Committee was held at Lecture Hall, Nepal Tourism Board on 1st March 2020 chaired by Secretary of MoCTCA and Chairperson of BITM, Mr. Kedar Bahadur Adhikari. The meeting had the presence of the represents from the Main organizing committee. Senior VP of NATTA and Member Secretary of Buddhist International Travel Mart, Mr. Binay Basnet gave the PowerPoint presentation regarding the updates and plans for BITM 2020 promoting Nepal Read More
In February 2020, NATTA embarked on a project to renovate its Secretariat building situated in Gairidhara Road. NATTA, the most senior and pioneering representative organization of national tour operators and travel agents in Nepal, and has already entered in fifty three years old. Its current Secretariat building is age old and seeks at least a firm renovation to represent as an Umbrella Organization of Travel Trade fraternity. Such being the situation, NATTA has started collecting and accumulating the funds from Read More
Nepal Association of Tour Travel Agents (NATTA) is organizing a 10 day long Training Program from 15th – 25th April 2019 at NATTA Secretariat as a part of Skill Development Training. This training package is specially designed for new staffs or beginner in tourism industry who desire to learn on travel and ticketing. The session will be 3 hours each day combining both theoretical and practical knowledge on IATA/BSP update, GDS, Digital Marketing and more. The application has been opened Read More
In Nepal, tourist arrival has shown a rapid recovery after the earthquakes of 2015. Total arrivals neared the one-million mark for the first time. Buoyed by the growth in tourist arrivals in recent years, Nepal has already set a target of welcoming 1.5 million international visitors by 2020. Tourism sector holds immense potentials for Nepalese economy that can provide stimulus to other sectors through backward and forward linkages. The best part of tourism revenue is that it trickles down to Read More
In conjunction with Nepal Tourism Board, NATTA is coordinating Nepal’s participation in 39th FITUR-2019 which is being held in 23-27 January 2019 at Madrid, Spain. Nepal will be showcasing its tourism products in one of the coveted Fair in Europe. Nepal’s Participation is comprised of 16 participating tourism companies. On this regard, Briefing with participants along with NTB officials was held at NATTA Secretariat on 16th December 2018. The meeting was held to discusse the details about Nepal Pavilion in Read More
NATTA organized an Interaction Program with its members on 9th December at Naxal Banquet. The objective of the program was to inform about NATTA’s upcoming event, Buddhist International Travel Mart (BITM) 2019 which is being held on January 10-12 2019 at Lumbini, Nepal and to collect the feedback and suggestions from the members before chalking out the event. President Mr. CN Pandey welcomed all the members apprising short details on upcoming NATTA endeavors. Number of members along with Past Presidents Read More
Preparations for Nepal's participation in FITUR 2019 is in progress. A total of 16 participants have already registered their names and the further process in conjunction with NTB is being carried out. FITUR – 2019 is scheduled to be held in Madrid (Spain) from 23rd – 27th January, 2019. FITUR 2019 is being coordinated by NATTA 2nd Vice President Mrs. Sangita Jirel Bade.
Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) celebrated 39th World Tourism Day organizing various programs; Cleaning Campaign, Futsal and Blood Donation on 22nd and 23rd September 2018 respectively. The initial program Cleaning Campaign was organized at one of the Historical Site, Swoyambhu to generate awareness in conveying the way of our contribution to the preservation of monuments in the tourist site on 22nd September 2018. The campaign was inaugurated by Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Read More
Hello! Come, Participate in Buddhist International Travel Mart “BITM 2019” Logo Competition Win Cash Prize of Rs. 20,000/- Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents invites YOU to participate in the creation of “BITM 2019” logo. Guidelines for Logo Design Logo should carry the message “Exploring Buddha Land” The Design should be Vibrant, Unique and Appealing-depicting Buddha’s Home Land, Lumbini and Buddhist vibes. The Logo should depict at its maximum to the Nature and origin of Buddhism in Nepal The logo should be Read More
Buddhist International Travel Mart (BITM) is an annual marketplace of the Buddhist pilgrimage industry conceived by Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA). The main objective of organizing the Mart is to exploit the immense potentials that Nepal has in Buddhist pilgrimage tourism. The Travel Mart will not only promote Buddhist heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley and Lumbini, but will also offer new tourism products that Nepali tourism entrepreneurs can sell in the international market. Also, the Mart will Read More
From the date of 4th June 2018, NATTA has started the Skill Development Training to the members at NATTA Secretariat. Initially, in coordination with IATA office, Nepal and in initiation of NATTA, the three batch of IATA BSP training was held with total of 36 number of participants. On the training, trainees were guided on BSP Link, Customer Portal, Update on procedure of Post Billing Dispute (PBD) and Update on accreditation procedure for changes to agency. The similar training to Read More
Nepal Association of Tour & Travel Agents (NATTA) in association with Nepal Embassy in Beijing, China, and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) successfully concluded its 3 daylong event China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM) which was held at National Agricultural Centre, Beijing starting from April 16-18 2018. The exhibition was organized by Tarsus Group Limited, UK. With many stalls of the international exhibitors, the Business to Business (B2B). Around five thousands Chinese tour operator buyers were invited for the show. Read More
Like in the past year, NATTA is coordinating the participations of Nepalese tourism stakeholders in Bangladesh Travel & Tourism Fair (BTTF) 2018, going to take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 19-21st April 2018. Mr. Hem Raj Bastola (Tara) has been nominated to coordinate the Nepalese participation. Registered participants for the event were briefed about programs schedule, Nepal Pavilion information and certain rules and regulations to be observed throughout BTTF. Nepal Night Program is also being observed on the last day Read More
Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA), in collaboration with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), is participating in the Bangladesh Travel and Tourism Fair (BTTF) to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 19th -21st April 2018. NATTA is also organizing Nepal Night with support from and Embassy of Nepal in Dhaka and NTB after the conclusion of Fair. The Participation fee for the participation is NRs. 35,500 which includes Airfare, Company Stall, Stall Decoration as well as lodging and food.
NATTA is organizing a Candlelight Memorial on remembrance of the departed soul and wishing for speedy recovery of the injured passengers of the tragic plane crash of US Bangla Airlines on 24th March at Narayanchaur, Naxal at 6pm. We request to kindly participate in it. Participate on it
As in the past years, Nepal Association of Tour & Travel Agents (NATTA) is set to organize Nepal China Sales Mission - 2018 going to be held from 17th -25th April in four different cities of China: Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu. This year, NATTA is organizing China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM)which is being held in Beijing from 16th-18th April 2018. NATTA is coordinating the participation accommodating ten tourism stake holder companies. Nepal Sales Mission in China will Read More
NATTA in conjunction with NTB is participating in Bengal Travel Mart (BTM) from February 16 to 18 2018 in Siliguri, India. NATTA had sent a circular to its members and tourism associations inviting for the participation in this Mart. BTM is being coordinated by NATTA Executive Member, Mr. Hem Raj Bastola.
As in the past, Nepal participated in five-day-long Tourism Fair FITUR-2018 held in Madrid, Spain from 17th to 21st January, 2018. This year NATTA had its Sales Mission in two different destinations of Spain: Bilbao and Barcelona. Nepal`s participation in the FITUR and organization of Sales Mission was coordinated by NATTA in conjunction with Nepal Tourism Board. Since the very first day the Nepalese Exhibitors experienced a good response from the visitors and media persons in FITUR. Similarly, Nepal Sales Mission was held in Read More
The first Briefing session was held with participants of FITUR 2018 at NATTA Secretariat on 27th November 2017 as regards to informing participants about the progress on preparations. The participants were apprised of the Nepal Pavilion details along with the processing of visa. A total of 16 participants have already registered their names and the participation process in collaboration with NTB is in progress. FITUR – 2018 is scheduled from 17th – 21st January, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. The session Read More