International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

How small tourism businesses in Nepal are turning more professional

In Nepal, a sustainable tourism industry is seen as essential to creating decent work while preserving natural resources. But the disastrous earthquake in 2015 seriously affected the number of tourists coming to Nepal. Now that tourists are starting to return, they are finding something new: a growing number of small businesses catering to their needs in an increasingly professional way.

Date issued: 17 February 2017 | Size/duration: 03:16