Kathmandu: A one-day training on Korean etiquette, first-aid, high altitude sickness and rescue for guides was conducted by Korea Tours and Trekking Operator Association Nepal (KTTOAN) in Kathmandu Wednesday.
A total of 55 participants from various travel and trekking companies have taken part in the training, a press statement said.
Speaking during the training program, Korean ambassador to Nepal Park Young –sik said that such training will ensure the safety of the Korean tourists visiting Nepal which could exceed 37000 this year.
Envoy Park further said that Nepal should improve the facilities for Korean tourists visiting Nepal. He also called upon Nepal Tourism Board to publicize Lumbini in Korea as Lumbini could be another destination for the Korean tourists.
Speaking during the same program, Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Tourism Board Deepak Raj Joshi urged the Korean government to promote tourism of Nepal in Korea by participating in the visit year 2020.
Amar Bahadur Shai, chairperson of KTTOAN also said that the training would help ensure the safety of trekkers in Nepal.
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