The History of the development of hotels in Nepal

The History of the development of hotels in Nepal is not so long. No doubt, Nepal, since a long time in history, had established inns at different places for the benefit of travellers. But the hotels as an instrument of production or an enterprise for the production of goods and of services, are of recent orgin.

The growth of the hotel industry in Nepal began in 1955. Mr. Boris Lissanevitch started the Royal Hotel in February 1955 in order to have a glimpse of the growth of the hotel industry in nepal, it is not out of place here to quote Mr. George Lebre of Direction Generale du Tourisme, Paris who had been sent to Nepal as an advisor under the Bilateral Co-operation Programme of the French Ministry of Foreign affairs in 1958 -59. His report provides the details of hotel as follows: