Tourism in Nepal

Topics: Nepalese Constituent Assembly election, 2008, Political parties in Nepal, Nepal Pages: 93 (32016 words) Published: January 10, 2013
NEPAL Tourism sector analysis

Source: CIA - The World factbook, 2008

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1 Introduction .....................................................................................................................i 1.1 Research objectives .................................................................................................i 1.2 Methodology ...........................................................................................................i 2 Executive summary ....................................................................................................... ii 3 Overview of Nepal .........................................................................................................1 3.1 Political and Legislative Environment ...................................................................1 3.2 Macroeconomic Parameters ...................................................................................6 3.3 Democratic and cultural aspects.............................................................................9 3.4 Technological factors ...........................................................................................15 3.5 Communication ....................................................................................................16 3.6 Security situation..................................................................................................19 3.7 Sustainable Tourism.............................................................................................20 3.8 Positive and negative growth factors ...................................................................23 4 Tourism Outlook and Parameters.................................................................................25 4.1 The beginning of tourism in Nepal ......................................................................25 4.2 Balance of tourism payments and expenditures...................................................26 4.3 Incoming...............................................................................................................27 4.4 Target profile of current and potential customers ................................................39 5 Travel Accomodation...................................................................................................48 5.1 Hotels by region and typology .............................................................................48 6 Transportation ..............................................................................................................54 6.1 Airlines and low cost carriers...............................................................................55 7 Nepal tourism performance in 2007 - analysis of key indicators.................................58 8 Tourist attractions.........................................................................................................60 8.1 Key players...........................................................................................................60 8.2 Tourism Associations...........................................................................................63 8.3 Tourist destinations ..............................................................................................66 9 Trends and Forecasts....................................................................................................72 10 SWOT analysis.........................................................................................................75 11 Marketing promotion of Nepalese tourism set by Nepal Tourism Board ................77 12...

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