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Pankaj Pradhananga lives in Kathmandu and has over 2 decades of experience in the Tourism industry. He is a Director of Four Season Travel & Tours, Charter President of Tourism Toastmasters Club, Consultant of International Development Institute. He is also an adjunct faculty member in a number of Business schools. He successfully led accessible Tourism initiatives in the Himalayan region. He runs a Talkshow ‘Beyond Limits by Himalayan Storyteller’. He was featured on the cover page of Toastmasters Int’l magazine’s global issue of Dec 2018. Pankaj can be followed : Instagram  Youtube and Twitter

2 October 2020

Tibet is not a destination, it’s an inner quest!

On the 18th March, 1716, two Jesuits arrived safely in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. It was a voyage that lasted 18 months from Delhi to Lhasa […]
2 October 2020

Top tips for becoming
a responsible tourist

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused many of us to reconsider our usual routines, and it has particularly forced the tourism industry to reassess its practices. The […]
2 October 2020

Release of guidelines for a safe return to work

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), signed a memorandum of collaboration today, to help ensure the […]
2 October 2020

EU approves €2.2 million state aid to support Flemish airports

The European Commission has approved €2.2 million sated aid to support the operators of Flemish airports (Kortrijk airport, Antwerp airport and Ostend-Bruges airport). The measures in […]
1 October 2020

Germany’s CureVac launches second stage of vaccine trial

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to progress, particularly in Europe, where the virus is still circulating at a high rate. The pandemic has caused at least 1,005,981 […]
1 October 2020

Public space in Covid-19 times at the heart of European Week of Regions and Cities

The International Urban Cooperation Programme (IUC), funded by the European Union, will be present at the European Week of Regions and Cities (12-15 October) to be […]
1 October 2020

WTTC reacts to crucial EU Tourism Ministers Meeting

The World Travel & Tourism Council, WTTC, has welcomed the outcome of the latest meeting of EU Tourism Ministers as they seek to find ways to […]
30 September 2020

Wallonia to offer thousands of €80 tourism vouchers

In order to help the tourist sector, which has been affected by the coronavirus crisis, authorities in Wallonia have set aside 5 million euros to offer […]
29 September 2020

Belgium signs customs pre-clearance agreement with the US

Passengers departing from Brussels Airport to the US will be able to clear US customs before boarding, a procedure that could each passenger precious time upon […]
29 September 2020

New campaign: Travel the world, make a difference

A major social media campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the wide-ranging social benefits of travel by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). […]
28 September 2020

Dogs set to work: Helsinki airport to use Covid-19 detection dogs

A state-funded scheme using sniffer dogs to detect the Covid-19 virus on travellers is being piloted by Helsinki airport. Finnish researchers hope that the scheme will […]
28 September 2020

Does diversity matter in tourism?

Well, it matters to me when I travel. It is why I travel whether for leisure or business, to spend time holidaying or working in someone […]
28 September 2020

Travel digitally on World Tourism Day

September 27th is World Tourism Day –a time to celebrate tourism’s ability to promote meaningful exchanges between people around the world, have fun, recall how travel […]
28 September 2020

Comprehensive Tourism Recovery Tracker is launched

As growing numbers of countries around the world ease restrictions on travel, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support […]
28 September 2020

New report on the future of tourism: Consumers paying more attention to sustainable options

The World Travel & Tourism Council [WTTC], has unveiled a new report that explores the implications of the trends for each of four key Travel & […]
28 September 2020

UNWTO and Google Host First Tourism Acceleration Program in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Covid-19 crisis has disproportionately affected tourism, a sector that accounts for millions of jobs around the globe. While no one can say with certainty when […]
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