Suman Pandey


Suman Pandey is a renowned personality with thirty years of incessant service in Nepalese Tourism Industry. Notable for his innovative approach and diverse engagements, he is esteemed for his specialization in the Himalayan Adventure. He is accredited for his leadership role in various historical events including the initiation of Everest Skydive in 2008, Kalapatthar Cabinet Meeting of Nepal Government in 2009 and the First Himalayan Travel Mart in 2017. Throughout his service, he has led Nepalese Tourism Industry by undertaking various responsibilities including President of Trekking Agent’s Association of Nepal (TAAN) from 2001-2003, Executive Member of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) from 2004-2006, General Secretary of Airline Operator’s Association of Nepal (AOAN) from 2007-2015, Executive Member of Nepal Tourism Year-2011 and Chairman of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) from 2013-2018.

In recognition of his contribution and achievement in the field of tourism and Himalayan adventure, he has been awarded with different accolades including prestigious Suprasiddha Gorkha Dakshin Bahu (2004) by Nepal Government; Lifetime Achievement Award by American Biographical Institute (ABI) based in the United States in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2008; “Tourism Man of the Year-2010” and “Lifetime Achievement Award-2017” by Gantabya Nepal; ‘Tourism Icon-2018’; and many more.