28 Oct - 3 Nov 2016 #831

Offers on air

Etihad Airways recently announced a 50% off on Business class return fares from Nepal to the United States, Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific and Middle East. The offer is valid up to 7 November for travel until 15 June 2017 and is applicable when the booking is made for more than one guest.


An event was organised to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Soaltee Hotel in Kathmandu recently. Founded in 1966, the hotel commemorated its rich history of offering hospitality services and also unveiled its plans to expand to cities like Nepalganj and Pokhara in the future.

Armani and Qatar

Qatar Airways in partnership with Italian fashion house Giorgio Armani recently launched its new range of fragrances and beauty amenity kits. Designed in black featuring golden accents, these are available to first class passengers on select A380 flights.

Alma in Nepal

Asian subsidiary of Alma Lasers, Alma Medical, announced the opening of its marketing operations in Nepal during the SAARC Association of Aesthetic Dermatology conference being held in Kathmandu. With Bollywood actress Gauhar Khan as its brand ambassador, the company will market its surgical devices in the country through Central Surgical Concern.

Fly high

Turkish Airlines will now have its presence in 50 destinations across 31 countries in Africa with its newest stop being Zanzibar in Tanzania. Starting 12 December, the airlines will be operating flights from Istanbul to Zanzibar and back, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Round trip fares start at $636, including taxes and fares.