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Mt. Everest Moments: 2019 VS 2021

“This is the route to the summit of Everest a few days ago. As you all know, back in 2019 a photo of mine showing a queue to Everest’s summit went viral around the world. However, a picture only tells … Continue reading

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Gorkha Earthquake vs Tourism Sector in Nepal

….as per the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA), National Planning Commission, the total damages and losses caused by the Gorkha Earthquake 2015 is NPR 706 billion (US$ 7.0 billion) which is about one third of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) … Continue reading

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(Part II) The Gorkha Earthquake 2015: Economic Impact on Nepal Tourism

(Photo Source: Google) 3. Impact Indicators & Post Disaster Context 3.1 Gross Domestic Product (GDP):   With hotels and restaurants contributing about 1.9 percent to GDP in 2012, international tourism contributed about 2% to GDP. The 2015-World Tourism and Travel … Continue reading

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(Part I) The Gorkha Earthquake 2015: Economic Impact on Nepal Tourism

(Photo Source: Google) Tourism in Nepal The rate of economic growth of any nation is directly related to its industrial development. In this regard tourism industry is certainly one of the major aspects of Nepalese economy. Apart from providing employment … Continue reading

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Government dispute with the Sherpas

Deepest condolence to the friends and families who lost their loved ones in the tragic avalanche on Mount Everest this April, 2014. It is consoling to know though, few of the initial compensation demands have been met by the government. … Continue reading

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