Nepal Tourism Board organized an unveiling program of the Operational Guideline with COVID-19 Health Protocol for Tourism Industry, via Zoom meeting on 22nd June 2020. The Operational Guideline was released by Hon’ble Minister for Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation Mr. Yogesh Bhattarai which was prepared by NTB in coordination with MoCTCA and the private sector based on the guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Population and World Health Organisation. The objective of the protocol is to make the tourism sector safe and reliable during this pandemic. The guidelines are the operational modality for a smooth transition to reopen the tourism industry post-lockdown.
The guidelines cover information for different tourism sectors, such as hotels, restaurants and tourism offices and how each of these shall follow safety, hygiene and sanitation measures to prevent COVID-19 from spreading.
NATTA also had profoundly worked out on the draft of the Protocol and given the important inputs to be followed by travel agencies.