Need to speed up preparations for Visit Nepal Year 2020: Vaidya

Kathmandu, October 20

Coordinator of Visit Nepal Year 2020 Suraj Vaidya has said that it was necessary to speed things up if the Tourism Year was to be successful. Speaking at a programme at Nepal Tourism Board, Vaidya said that if stakeholders and the government didn’t up the speed, the campaign wouldn’t be a success.

“There is a lot of things we have to do to make sure that tourism year is successful. But we have very little time to do so. 2019 is almost over and if we don’t start to speed things up, we will not be ready for the tourism year,” he added.

Addressing the newly appointed NRNA board, Vaidya said that the role of NRNA was equally important to ensure that VNY 2020 was a success. An MOU was also signed between the NRNA and Visit Nepal 2020 Secretariat. The MOU includes the promise of one NRN sending one tourist to Nepal and the promotion of VNY 2020 in all NRNA countries.

The government has planned to bring over 2 million tourists next year.