Mani Lamichhane, Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal

I’m Director at the National Tourism Board of Nepal. I’ve started my career in tourism in 1998 and have worked in various tourism organizations in different capacities. From 2004 – 2008, I’d worked as a Manager, Sales in Nepal’s pioneer adventure travel, river rafting, jungle lodges, and wildlife safari operating company – Tiger Mountain. After working for 10 years until 2008 at various private sector enterprises, I’ve joined the Nepal Tourism Board (NTO of Nepal) as a Manager and have worked in tourism product development related activities. During my tenure until 2018, I’ve handled Tourism Products & Resources Development Department and also the Corporate Services Department. I also got the chance to head the institution for a shorter period of time. I’ve worked as a Province Office Chief of NTB Provincial Office for a year and is currently working as HoD of Research, Planning, and Monitoring Department.
I’ve done Masters in Business Studies and also in Tourism Management. Besides that, I’m a Masters of International Relations and Diplomacy.

I’ve been faculty of various Management Subjects of Bachelor as well as Master’s Level and is part-time faculty for some of the tourism colleges in Nepal.
During free time, I love to travel and is fond of modeling. I’ve worked for some TVCs as well as have done Movie too.


I wish to contribute to the global discussion, a suggestion for the Project Hope Travel Task Force. I wish to contribute my experiences/knowledge for the betterment of the global tourism community.