Man does not stay permanently in one place, nor can s/he do so. He travels from place to place. He has many needs and necessities that also force him to travel. In the past, travelling was difficult. However, the man travelled in search of food and shelter. Now there are various means of comfortable travelling. So, he travels to distant places easily.
Those people who travel or visit different new places for different purposes are called tourists. They travel various place for business, pleasure, adventure, spend holidays, pilgrimage etc. There are two types of tourists. They are:
The people who travel from one place to another within their own country for various purposes are called domestic or internal tourists. For example, if the students of Kathmandu are in Pokhara for their educational tour, they are called domestic tourists.
Those people who travel from one country to another for a certain period of time are called international or foreign tourist. International tourists need a visa to go from one country to another country.
Tourism is the business activity related to the services provided for tourists during their stay in a place.
The importance of tourism in Nepal are as follows:
Though Nepal is culturally, naturally and geographically rich, there are some problems and challenges to promote the tourism industries. Some of the problems and challenges to promote and develop the tourism are as follows:
Tourist industry is a service -oriented industry which provides tourist related services like lodging, fooding, etc. by establishing modern restaurants, guest houses, lodges, hotels etc. In other words the profession of servicing the tourist is tourism industry.
People travel to visit new places to know about various places and the people and their culture, values, norms, etc. to have fun, to spend holidays, for adventure, etc.
People who travel within their own country for recreation, holiday, health religion, sports, business, family meeting, seminars and officials meeting are called domestic tourists.
People who move from their own country to another country are called international tourists. When a British or a German or Japanese come to Nepal, such a person is called international tourist.
The following factors have created clean environment for tourist to visit.
The five major problems regarding the tourists industry of Nepal are:
Unplanned tourism can bring many problems. Some of them are the following:
The three problems that tourists bring into are as follows:
Tourism has been one of our important parts of our body because our life or livelihood depends on it. 6% income sources are supported by it. Mountains, rivers, our diverse culture, different geographical features hotels, lodges, friendliness etc. have attracted a greater number of tourists of Nepal. Although it is getting developed, some problems are still prevailing in the sector of tourism. They are:
Tourism is the most potential sector from which Nepal can be tagged as a developed country. A full swing beauty ranging from east to west has given magnificent ideal place to allure people of any part of the world.
The main objectives, for which tourist visit Nepal are as follows:
About 350000 tourist visit Nepal every year.
"A Preparation to Move Astronauts to the Mars"
European Space Agency (ESA) has discovered the very important fact and published on June 19, 2007. As ESA has informed that the six astronauts will be sent to the Mars in the first phase. Among them, there will be four Russians and two Europeans. It will take 250 days to reach in the mars and 240 days to return back. But the distance is the same i.e. five cores and 60 lakhs. The astronauts will stay thirty days in the Mars. The spacecrafts are being prepared in Moscow. The areas of the aircraft are 550m2 where 6 astronauts will have to spend 520 days.
Five advantages of tourism are:
Tourism is an important industry that is flourishing fast in the world. It includes all the activities rendered to tourists, such as fooding, lodging entertaining, etc.
In the context of our country, this industry has got more scope as it is rich in natural and cultural heritages. One can see panoramic view of magnificent snow capped mountains, rivers hiss etc., here and our country can have many benefits. Its importance can be highlighted in the following ways;
Tourism is considered as a very fragile industry. Even a small situation can lead this industry to the zero level. Nepal definitely possesses great potential for the development of tourism. But its development or progress is not at all the development. The main reasons behind these facts are:
The small country Nepal lies in the southern lap of Himalayan with 147181 sq.km and has the coverage of 0.03 % of the total area of the Asia. It is rich in bio-diversity, natural resources and beautiful places and has potentialities of tourism development but it is behind economically.
Why do people travel as tourist?
All the options are correct
For business purpose.
To enjoy the holidays.
For official and government work.
Which is not the possibilities of tourism in Nepal?
Diverse in landscapes and topography
None of the options are correct
Highest peak in the world
Rich in bio-diversity
Which one is not the problems and challenges of tourism?
Lack of infrastructural development
Lack of tourists goods
Inadequate means of entertainment
None of the options are correct
The tourists goods are imported from different countries which are ______.
Tourism centers should be established in order to increase number of ______.