Kathmandu: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has planned to conduct tourism training targeting 5,000 people to promote the Nepal Visit Year 2020.
According to NTB, the training aims to promote the Visit Year, contributing to realizing the goal of welcoming two million tourists during the period.
Training beneficiaries will comprise of taxi and tourist vehicle drivers, homestay operation training in villages, nature guides, Chinese and Russian language, trekking guides and mountain leaders.
The local tour training will be given to such many people who will contribute to making the upcoming year 2020 a success. Likewise, immigration service, the primary treatment for tourists, Nepali handicrafts making skill, sanitation and health practices, capacity enhancement, proper management and promotion of tourism business, women-focused tourism business and digital marketing and production will be covered by the training package.
NTB manager Santosh Kumar Ghimire said those people will represent several tourism-related organizations. The board has allocated Rs 20 million to conduct the Visit Nepal Year promotional training, but it is insufficient.
The Board has planned to come up with other sorts of tourism promotional programs in coordination with the local levels. Similarly, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation is preparing to provide additional 5,000 human resources with tourism training (RSS).
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