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Regional Tourism growth slows to 10% in 2018

One major source of worry for Bhutan’s high value and low impact tourism has been the huge explosion in the numbers of regional tourists coming to Bhutan and its related side effects. However, the figures from the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) shows that in 2018 there was only a …

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RMA worried by dramatic increase in hotel loans

Hoteliers engage in price wars with empty rooms and loan repayment pressures According to the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA), the service and tourism loan, comprising mainly of hotel construction loans amounted to Nu 27.935 bn as of November 2018 with the growth rate of 27 per cent over 2017. This …

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Water shortage in Thimphu again

Thromde says it will be addressed after the commissioning of Dodena water plant this month Thromde Pipes to be buried under ground The residents of Motithang and Changangkha have been facing acute water shortages due to drop in production capacity from ice formations at the intake point, valve and distribution …

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