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Nepal Struggles to Revive Mountain Tourism

Four months after a deadly earthquake, Nepal is struggling to revive mountain and trekking tourism, a vital source of jobs and income for the poor Himalayan country. In Nepal, Ramesh Prasad Dhamala of Ecological Treks was excited as he prepared to welcome his first group of hikers since the devastating  April 25 earthquake prompted thousands of mountaineers to pack up and leave. “We are sending six German people to the mountains,” he said. “Similarly other companies, they are also...

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