Nepal arrivals increase 11%

Nepal arrivals increase 11%

Visitor arrivals to Nepal increased by 11% year-on-year to 45,800 in September 2011, according to the figures released by Immigration Office at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport. The figure, which records air arrivals only, were driven by a 67% surge in visitors from China. Visitation from other Asian nations also saw strong gains, with Japan (+22%), Singapore (+30%) and Thailand (+10%) all seeing double digit increases. Arrivals South Korea however, declined 29.4%. Visitors from neighbouring India – Nepal’s largest source market – climbed 24.5%.

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