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Nepalis holiday abroad

Rising income level send Nepalis to holiday abroad

Nepalis spent a whopping Rs 48 billion on foreign holidays in the first half of Fiscal Year 2018/19. Data compiled by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) shows outbound Nepali holidaymaker spent Rs 47.99 billion in the first six months of FY 2018/19 -- a rise of 30 percent compared to spending figures in the same period of FY2017/18. Such spending was Rs…
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Outbound up 22pc as more rich Nepalis holiday abroad

Nepali outbound rose 22.47 percent to 39,269 departures in 2012. According to the Tourism Ministry, the number of Nepali fun seekers travelling abroad jumped 80 percent in the last five years. In 2008, outbound amounted to 21,899 departures. Among the 861,518 Nepalis going abroad in 2012, vacationers made up 4.55 percent. Travel trade…
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