Thai Culinary Skills

June 2014

 

Thai Culinary Skills

 

Hotel Association Nepal in collaboration with the Royal Thai Embassy and Nepal-Thai Friendship Co-
Operation Society jointly organized one day Thai Culinary Skills at Hotel Annapurna on June 19, 2014.
Participants from 15 HAN member hotels have attended the exclusive Thai cookery which was taught by chefs
from Thailand. President B.K. Shrestha and Thai Ambassador to Nepal Kanthong Unakul jointly presented
certificates to chefs from the participating hotels.

Annual General Meeting of Regional HAN Tanahu

July 2014

 

Annual General Meeting of Regional HAN Tanahu

Regional HAN Tanahu successfully organized its 9th Annual General Meeting on July 14, 2014 at Damauli, Tanahu. Treasurer Ghanendra B. Shrestha inaugurated the program and assured HAN's commitment to help its chapters in any possible way and appreciated Regional HAN Tanahu's efforts to promote tourism of the region. President of Regional HAN Tanahu, representatives of government offices and district based political leaders of various parties highlighted the importance of regional tourism and appreciated the role of HAN .

Ten Points Focus to strengthen HAN's activities

May 2014

Ten Points Focus to strengthen HAN's activities


1. HAN to create and open a “hotline” with
related government agencies to quickly
facilitate and solve HAN’s recurring issues.
2. To maintain and open fruitful dialogues
with international Hotel Associations and
brand/chains to learn and implement better
standards.
3. As a partner, to play an active and meaningful
role towards making “Vision 2020” campaign
a success by bringing 2 million tourists in the
country by 2020.
4. To reshape Nepal's identity as cheap
destination.
5. To fortify and strengthen the regional Hotel
Association’s credibility through trainings and
workshops involving related NGO’s / INGO’s.
6. To make HAN as one of the key players in
sustaining and promoting domestic tourism
by joining hands with all tourism related
institutions.
7. To continue launching a crusade to make
“Tourism a National Priority Industry” at all
times.
8. To explore the possibilities of coming into
some sort of MoU with international hotels/
brands/chains for exchange of ideas and
issues through practical trainings etc.
9. To do homework in establishing a distinct
hospitality center in keeping with fast
changing hospitality services so as to meet
international standards.
10. HAN secretariat to be strengthened

HAN focused on Energy Efficiency

Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) and Sustainable & Efficient Industrial Development Project (SEID), EU Funded project signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) amidst a program held in Kathmandu. The MoU was signed by Secretary General of HAN Binayak Shah and Executive Director of SEID Project Dr. Robert Wimmer. The MoU was signed with the objectives of collaboration between two organization to organize joint awareness program in the areas of Energy Efficiency, Waste Management and Good Housekeeping in HAN Regional Chapters and its member hotels across the country.

HAN's initiative for Disaster Risk Preparedness

Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) and National Society of Earthquake and Technology (NSET) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate and collaborate in areas of disaster risk management including advocacy and education for disaster risk reduction, and that the synergy thus derived will help develop wider understanding and collaboration among hospitality sector businesses for greater involvement in disaster risk reduction efforts in Nepal. Specific objective of this MOU is to provide awareness campaign and professional assistance for the preparedness of earthquake safety amongst HAN membr hotels and its different chapters across the country. The MoU was signed by B.K. Shrestha, President of Hotel Association Nepal and Amod Mani Dixit, Executive Director of NSET. Earlier a half-day interactive presentation session was jointly organized by HAN and NSET on "Earthquake Risk of Nepal and Need for Preparedness of Hotel Industry"in Kathmandu.