January 2009
Tourist arrival in 2008 - 2 Jan

The figures released by Immigration Office, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) reveals that the total number of visitors in 2008 has reached to 374,661, which is 4% more in comparison to the year 2007. Tourists from European countries such as UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Demark and Sweden have maintained the increasing trend in the arrival figures 2008. Total arrivals in 2008 from the United States of America, Australia, Canada and New Zealand have also increased in comparison to 2007. The total visitor arrivals from South Asian countries registered positive growth except India in 2008.