Homestay promotional programme launchedBy Aas Gurung
Marshyangdi Rural Municipality in the northern part of Lamjung has launched a homestay promotional programme, to expand the fledgling industry in new areas. The municipality said that the programme will also focus on existing homestays as well.
Littering on Annapurna Circuit raises concernsBy Aas Gurung & Dipak Pariyar
The Annapurna Circuit trekking route draws hordes of foreign and domestic sightseers who inject cash into the local economy, but leave behind mounds of trash on the trails raising concerns over the sustainability of adventure tourism Locals have complained that trekkers and mountaineers are polluting the environment by their littering.
Hotels operating in ACAP start getting registeredBy Aas Gurung
A large number of hotels and restaurants operating in the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) have started getting registered.