After the coronavirus, every country plans to advertise to tourists with discounts, exclusions, and some even pay tourists a certain percentage of discounts for their hotel booking, travel, etc.
One of the youngest countries to give high priority to international tourists in Nepal. The country with the highest peak in the world is now giving priority to Indian tourists as they constitute a large part of the arrival of foreign tourists.
According to the latest statement from the Nepalese Minister of Tourism, Bikash Lamsal plans to give Indian tourists the highest priority as they make up a large percentage of foreign travelers.
And according to reports, 49% of the tourists who visited Nepal in 2019 were from India, and over 11.73 lakh visited the country in 2018.
The country is visited by tourists as a place of pilgrimage and also for some of the adventurous activities like trekking, paragliding, boating, kayaking. Mr Lamsal said that while the country was unable to accept tourists in 2019 due to coronavirus, it plans to improve the situation for foreign tourists in the coming years.
The minister added that the country is celebrating the tourism year from 2019 to 2022 and plans to welcome 2 million tourists. In addition, 2021 will be the year of tourism infrastructure improvement and 2022 will be international tourism. As tourism is one of the main contributors to the country's GDP, they are making an effort to revive tourism for next year.
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