Tourism

N$2.7m for Etosha metering project

3 days ago - 22 October 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe environment and tourism ministry will pay more than N$2.7 million towards the realisation of an electricity meter project in the Etosha National Park.This while Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) will...

Second ‘Local Tourism is Lekker’ expo coming

1 week ago - 18 October 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe second 'Local Tourism is Lekker' expo and networking event will be held in Swakopmund at the end of this month.Last December, the event was introduced for the first time in Windhoek with the...

Tourism mogul driven by passion

1 week ago - 15 October 2021 | Tourism

Iréne-Mari van der Walt Part-owner of Swakop Cycle Tours Paul Ndjambula says despite his business being conceptualised during his time as an intern, it took five years and the addition of a business partner to...

Pandemic widens global mobility gap

1 week ago - 12 October 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe latest version of the Henley Passport Index shows how travel restrictions over the past 18 months have resulted in the widest global mobility gap in its 16-year history.The Henley Passport Index compares the...

NTB wants no association with NTTF

2 weeks ago - 11 October 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The Namibian Tourism Board (NTB) has joined other tourism organisations in officially distancing themselves from the Namibia Travel and Tourism Forum...

Namibia on red list over slow vaccine roll-out

2 weeks ago - 08 October 2021 | Tourism

ELLLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKAhead of an update to the United Kingdom’s travel red list, expected...

International tourism shows signs of recovery

2 weeks ago - 06 October 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKInternational tourism enjoyed signs of rebound in June and July as some destinations eased travel restrictions and the global vaccination roll-out advanced in many...

NWR offers tourism training

3 weeks ago - 01 October 2021 | Tourism

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKNamibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) says it is now able to train and certify its employees and potential students for vocational qualifications in tourism.NWR’s Khorixas...

Tourism associations turn backs on NTTF

3 weeks ago - 30 September 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe Federation of Namibian Tourism Associations (Fenata) has officially distanced itself from...

Tourism occupancy 30% below normal in August

3 weeks ago - 29 September 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAccommodation establishments in Namibia recorded an average of nearly 20% room occupancy last month, nearly double the occupancy rate of that reached in August...

Renovated Shark Island to open in November

4 weeks ago - 27 September 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Shark Island campsite is set to reopen on 1 November after some delays in the renovation project. The total cost of the project...

African tourism loses nearly third of its jobs

4 weeks ago - 27 September 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe tourism sector in Africa lost nearly a third of its jobs in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. South African tourism minister Lindiwe...

Tourism

Namibia wants off UK’s red...

1 month - 15 September 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Namibia remains on the United Kingdom’s red list, which restricts travel and requires returning British or Irish nationals to...

Domestic tourism to drive sector’s...

1 month - 14 September 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKDomestic tourism offers the main chance for driving recovery in the sector, although all subsectors like the high-end fly-in safaris and tour operations will...

Hope for tourism recovery

1 month - 13 September 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe tourism ministry is developing a tourism recovery plan which will support the continuous government efforts to reboot the sector...

Petition for disbanding tourism associations...

1 month - 07 September 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKConcerned stakeholders in the tourism industry have started a petition in which...

Petition for disbanding tourism associations

1 month - 06 September 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKConcerned stakeholders in the tourism industry have started a petition in which they are calling on tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta to urgently address what...

NWR proceeds with salary cuts

1 month - 31 August 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKNamibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) says it has implemented salary cuts for its...

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