Impact of Covid-19 on Tourism Business in Pokhara Nepal

Authors

  • Shreekanta S. Khatiwada Lecturer, Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University and PhD Scholar of Singhaniya University, Rajasthan, India
  • Ramji Sharma Asst. Professor at Pokhara Lincoln International College, Lincoln University
  • Suresh Ranabhat Lecturer, Janapriya Multiple Campus, Pokhara, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jjis.v10i01.42617

Keywords:

Covid-19, impact, Pokhara, revive, tourism

Abstract

None of the sectors in human society is out of the assault of covid-19 pandemic. Every sphere of human life is affected by this contagion virus nonetheless the severity of influence and impact may vary Tourism is one of the highly injured sectors during on-covid period and so as the situation of Pokhara and its vicinity. This paper, therefore, is an attempt from ‘situation analysis perspective’ to have a bird’s eye view of the impact and implication of covid pandemic over the tourism industry of Gandaki province with special focus on Pokhara by taking three vital variables; investment, employment and volume of transactions. It’s a kind of ‘situation analysis research’ based mainly on secondary information backed up by sufficient primary data and information. The two main impacts of Covid-19 over the tourism domain of Pokhara and its vicinity seem to be the shutdown of substantial numbers of hospitality businesses and the bulk loss of employment from tourism sector.

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Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Khatiwada, S. S., Sharma, R., & Ranabhat, S. (2021). Impact of Covid-19 on Tourism Business in Pokhara Nepal. Janapriya Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 10(01), 125–139. https://doi.org/10.3126/jjis.v10i01.42617

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