Sunday, October 18, 2020

NTB, NAC seal a deal to promote tourism

 Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) today signed an agreement to promote tourism.

According to the agreement, NTB and NAC will collaborate on various aspects to promote tourism industry. The agreement – formed under the concept of public-private partnership (PPP) with the objective of promoting Nepal as a major tourist destination in the international market – also ensures cooperation in various fields such as joint promotional work, introductory visits, branding of each other’s organisation and international level tourism related programmes to be organised in Nepal.

Both the stakeholders also claimed that the agreement will play an important role in promoting the tourism sector of the country in both the domestic and international sectors.

“In the midst of the current crisis created by the Covid-19 pandemic, this kind of cooperation will further strengthen the multi-faceted relationship between the two organisations,” chief executive officer (CEO) of NTB Dhananjay Regmi said after signing the agreement. “It will give us more energy and strength to fight against the crisis,” he said, adding that the agreement will prove to be a cornerstone for the effective promotion of Nepal at the international level. 

The agreement was signed by NTB chief executive officer Regmi and NAC general manager (GM) Deem Prasad Poudel.

Tourism industry is in most effected sector due to coronavirus pandemic. As the industry is in the phase of survival to overcome challenges created by the novel coronavirus, the agreement will contribute to the effort of both the organisations for survival, revival and sustainable development of the tourism industry, according to a press note issued by the board.

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