Tourism

Now is the time to travel locally

1 week ago - 10 September 2020 | Tourism

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKCovid-19 has affected us all, but mostly changed the way we do business. To survive, we need to adapt to these new circumstances.The tourism sector is one of those hardest hit by the pandemic,...

Tourist cancellations cost Namibia N$116m

1 week ago - 09 September 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKSince the announcement of the tourism revival initiative and opening of the Hosea Kutako International Airport, the tourism industry has not seen any new bookings, while cancellations resulted in a loss of N$115.7 million.This...

Uncertainty over tourism revival

2 weeks ago - 04 September 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe tourism industry has questioned the practical implementation of reopening of the Namibian airspace for international tourism.The Federation of Namibian Tourism Associations (Fenata) wrote a letter to the Tourism Revival Task Team highlighting several...

Bleak picture for tourism as industry reopens

2 weeks ago - 02 September 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAs Namibia yesterday reopened its borders for international tourists, the latest room occupancy statistics for accommodation establishments in the country painted a bleak picture.The CEO of the Hospitality Association of Namibia, Gitta Paetzold, said...

Borders to reopen on 1 September

3 weeks ago - 27 August 2020 | Tourism

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKTourism minister Pohamba Shifeta has announced that Namibia's borders will reopen on 1 September in an effort to revive the tourism sector.The borders were closed, except for Namibian citizens, permanent residency holders and diplomats,...

2020 NTE geared towards sustainability

3 weeks ago - 24 August 2020 | Tourism

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKThe 2020 Namibia Tourism Expo will take place from 4 to 7 November 2020 at the SKW sports grounds in Windhoek. The organisers take...

Shifeta pushes 'introspection'

1 month - 13 August 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The coronavirus pandemic brings an opportunity for the tourism sector to introspect and engage on how it can be improved. This...

Tourism sector recorded slight growth in 2019

1 month - 12 August 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibia recorded a 1.5% increase in tourism figures last year, with foreign arrivals up from 1.65 million in 2018 to 1.68 million in 2019....

Tourism can restart responsibly

1 month - 10 August 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The responsible restart of tourism is underway around the world, as growing numbers of destinations ease coronavirus-related travel...

We will get corona under control - Mwinga

1 month - 06 August 2020 | Tourism

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEK First Capital CEO Martin Mwinga is hopeful that the world will return to normality by the end of the year or within...

Namibia ready to open for tourists

1 month - 04 August 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe targeted international tourism revival initiative has been approved to start this week. President Hage Geingob announced this on Friday, saying that the...

Namibian passport remains powerful

1 month - 03 August 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKDespite global travel grinding to a near halt, the latest results from the Henley Passport Index shows that the Namibian passport has hung onto...

Tourism

NWR records profit of N$22m

1 month - 28 July 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has recorded a profit for the first time since the company was created more than 20 years ago. This...

Become the Tourist of the...

1 month - 27 July 2020 | Tourism

In an effort to promote local tourism, Tourismus Namibia has teamed up with Vivo Energy Namibia. The Namibia - My Own Gem competition...

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1 month - 23 July 2020 | Tourism

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Tourism cannot survive without foreigners

1 month - 22 July 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe latest statistics indicate that room occupancy rates at Namibian tourism accommodation establishments have dropped to drastically low levels.The average rate recorded for room...

Napha frustrated over tourism relief

1 month - 21 July 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWhile the Namibia Professional Hunting Association (Napha) has applauded the tourism ministry's efforts to address and mitigate income shortfalls in conservancies, it expressed concern...

Three countries proposed for tourist...

2 months ago - 20 July 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe tourism industry has recommended that Namibia should open its borders to Germany, Botswana and Ethiopia during a tourism revival initiative, which was due...

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