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In embarrassing gaffe, tourism campaign for Nepal promotes a picture from Thailand in London
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Kathmandu, July 8 -- Earlier this week, a series of posters promoting the upcoming 'Visit Nepal 2020' appeared in the underground tube stations in London.
The posters carried images of tall mountains, white water rafting, temples, and monks praying in front of Buddha statues-except that last image wasn't from Nepal; it was from Thailand.
Social media was quick to pick up on the goof-up.
Gary Wornell, a former ceramics tutor who is also a development consultant in Nepal, wrote on his Facebook page: "Very funny London Underground advertisement for Visit Nepal 2020. Theravada monks and Buddhist statue from Thailand. Crazy."
Others commented on the lack of oversight at the Nepal Tourism Board, the entity that promotes tourism in Nepal.
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