By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, Sept. 11: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Tuesday launched ‘photonepal.travel’, a photo crowd sourcing platform to showcase photographs of Nepal. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation YogeshBhattarai inaugurated the photo crowd sourcing platform amidst a function organised at NTB today.
Inaugurating the platform, Minister Bhattarai said that it would be a supportive platform to promote Visit Nepal Year 2020. The platform will help showcase the beauty of Nepal across the world and attract more tourists in the country, Minister Bhatttarai said.
He stressed on optimum utilization of the digital platforms to promote Nepal’s tourism in the international arena.
NTB CEO Deepak Raj Joshi said that with the commencement of the platform, a new chapter had begun for the promotion of Nepal’s tourism. NTB is organising #photoNepal campaign regularly for the last four years in social media.
According to NTB, the crowd sourcing platform enables everyone for showcasing photographs and building business contacts between photographers and clients. The platform has effective search features to locate the photographs which the clients want to use. Similarly, it has effective uploading and sharing features of photographs with the well protected copyrights clauses of photographs.
Photographs uploaded in the platform will get international outreach on the one hand and its contributors will also be eligible to take part in different photo contests on the other.