Collaboration between entrepreneurs and press stressed for tourism promotion

KATHMANDU: Tourism entrepreneurs have emphasized coordination between entrepreneurs and media for the promotion and development of tourism in the country.

The entrepreneurs made such remark at the general assembly of Journalists’ Association for Tourism (JAT) Nepal in the capital today.

Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Sushil Ghimire urged the journalists to disseminate news by being based on truth and facts as misleading news would have a far-reaching impacts in tourism sector.
Ghimire said that it is sad for the tourism sector not to appoint chief executive officer at the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and not to bring aircraft by the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).He also assured to take initiative to this effect.

Jimma Jambu Sherpa, Chairman of the Nepal Mountaineer’s Association, Chairman of the Nepal Rafting Association, Nanikaji Thapa, Chairman of the Nepal Tour Operators’ Association, Ashok Pokhrel, tourism experts Divya Aang Chhiring Sherpa and Prachandaman Shrestha, among others, expressed their views on inseparable relations between tourism entrepreneurs and tourism journalists.