Kathmandu, May 2 (RSS): Domestic tourism sector is
gradually recovering from the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis.
The available data suggests that
touristic activities have increased lately. Tourist arrivals from outside
the country are on the rise since the beginning of 2022.
According to data from the Nepal
Tourism Board, 58 thousand 348 foreign tourists arrived in Nepal alone in April
and the figure is 160 per cent more than the corresponding period last
Likewise, the country recorded 52, 633 exits during the period. The data shows that 22,450 people visited
the country in April 2021.
Lately, the rate of tourist
arrivals has reached more than half of the tourist arrivals figure in
Board director Mani Lamichhane said
109,299 tourists had visited Nepal in April 2019 and since the beginning of
2022, the arrival graph is gradually increasing after a significant fall in the
two previous years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The arrival reached 53 per cent
of the figure before the pandemic. In the previous month, the country welcomed
42,006 tourists from various countries and it was 16,975 in January followed by
19766 in February.