HISTORY AND ACCREDIATIONS
Harvest Moon Travels and Tours Pvt. Ltd. was established in 1999 as one of the prominent travel agencies in Nepal. It has been running successfully since its interception. The core business of the enterprise is and has always been ticketing, i.e. arranging air travel for customers to all parts of the world. It is a purely service oriented business, and the company objective is servicing the Customers.
In the two decades of our service in passenger air transportation, we have placed the highest passenger sales in the country for most of the airlines and have been receiving top agent awards every year. We credit our success to our dedicated staff, strong financial capacity, and most importantly, our strong relationship with both our customers as well as our vendors. We have gained the confidence of our clients as trustworthy partners in service and payment alike, which has ensured continued support over the course of our operations.
Additionally, we are well aware of the market trends and the need of our customers, and we work hard to guarantee customer satisfaction. Harvest Moon Travels and Tours is the top agency that do labor sector sales.
We believe in brilliance in all that we do. This dedication to brilliance has led us to deliver consistently higher sales over the years, and has earned us the position distinction of being recognized as one of the topmost and most respected travel and ticketing agencies in the country.
The outbound air passengers in Nepal were largely dominated by two markets. One being the increasing labor in Malaysia, Middle East, and other different countries where Govt of Nepal permits for labor recruiting and second is the student market, primarily to the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, some European Countries, some ASEAN countries, China, Japan , Bangladesh and more. In addition to above, presently Nepalese outbound tourist has significantly increased to Europe , America, Australia, ASEAN counties some Middle East Countries, China and Japan.
In order to increase volume sales from Kathmandu, we will be focusing on above regular two markets and side by side promoting Nepalese tourists to new destinations in collaboration with internationals tour operators.
Harvest Moon Travels and Tours at a Glance
Harvest Moon literally means “the full moon day” is also called Dhanya Purnima dedicated to Annapurna Devi, the goddess of plenty. Harvest Moon Travels & Tours started its operation in 1999 registered under Company Registration office of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation.
Harvest Moon Travel is accredited by IATA in 2007 which is a prestigious certification worldwide. The key personnel of company comprise of well known personalities from Nepalese Tourism Industry- some serving as long as over 20 years. All the personnel are highly motivated and totally committed to render the most personalized services to all valued patronizes and through them to all their valued clientele from around the world. We are a member Nepal Association of Tour & Travel Agents (NATTA). The company’s head office is in Gairidhara Ward Number 2, Kathmandu Nepal in an area of 5000 sq ft.
We strive to stand our self to become top Travel Management Company in Nepal catering any kind of Travel related services meeting the requirement of corporate business and leisure client. We recognize and seize opportunities for growth that builds up on our strengths and competencies Mission.
1. Understand and identify customer interest and meet their needs timely and effectively
2. To effectively service local and multinational clients doing businesses in Nepal or around the world
3. Develop and continue a lasting relationship with our valued customers.
4. Recruit, develop, motivate and retain the best talents in the country and provide them a good working environment.
5. Becoming the most admired Travel Company in Nepal
We have a staff of 20 personnel, who are highly competent and dedicated. The overall management of the agency is under direct supervision of Mr. Ram Prasad Shrestha, Chairperson of the Company. Harvest Moon Travels & Tours P. Ltd is registered under Company Registrar Office, Govt. of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Tourisms Industry Division.
Market Outbound Harvest Moon Travels
The primary market is labor flow oriented destinations. Passengers travelling to Malaysia, Middle East, and other different countries where Government of Nepal has given permits for labor recruiting are mostly heavy in sales volume. Presently Nepalese workers in Malaysia are above 9,00,000.00 and in Middle East is about 13,00,000 workers. Diplomatic Community represents a significant market for air ticketing.
The growing presence of the United Nations and others International Donor Agencies in Nepal and their frequent travels plans are encouraging for Travel industry. We are maintaining good relations with these diplomatic communities to gain their trust and do business in win win modality. Student Market with the increasing number of students travelling to the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, European Countries, China, Japan, Bangladesh and ASEAN countries has become a very important sector in the Nepalese Air Passengers market.
However seats availability and competitive rate targeting student community has always been a huge challenge for the Airlines operating in Nepal, in order to gain maximum dominance in the market, we are promoting student fare and giving cheaper fare to them. Potential Market is emerging in Air Travel service, where the middle class families are also going for vacation abroad. This trend has build confidence in promoting Tour package among the local Tour operators. At the same time it has also encouraged us to sale Air Ticket in special Fare.