Tourism

Cut bureaucracy - Shifeta

4 days ago - 13 August 2018 | Tourism

Tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta says the ministry needs to cut out unnecessary bureaucracy, without compromising procedures and good governance protocols. “These parameters are critical in improving service delivery to the public,” said Shifeta at the...

Kora was special

1 week ago - 10 August 2018 | Tourism

The tourism ministry has confirmed that the nearly N$24 million looted from the Namibia Tourism Board by Kora All-Africa Awards founder Ernest Adjovi was not part of the parastatal's original budget. This was revealed...

NWR dismisses allegations

3 weeks ago - 27 July 2018 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has dismissed allegations made in a weekly newspaper saying they are devoid of the truth.According to NWR's spokesperson Mufaro Nesongano, a recent article purported that NWR board chairman, Ambassador Leonard Iipumbu,...

Boat to boost Hardap Resort

3 weeks ago - 24 July 2018 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts last week launched its new floating boat at Hardap Resort, which will increase activities offered to guests. The resort now not only boasts the floating boat, but also a speed boat, which...

Lessons learnt boost NWR

3 weeks ago - 23 July 2018 | Tourism

Tweaks to its strategy in how to engage fruitfully with private partners, based on lessons learned, has allowed Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) to cope without government support since 2014.In a statement released this week, the...

Expo attracts thousands

2 months ago - 04 June 2018 | Tourism

The ever-popular Namibia Tourism Expo and Motorshow came to an end on Saturday night at the Windhoek Showgrounds. Thousands of people again flocked to the...

Tourism should invest more in social responsibility

2 months ago - 31 May 2018 | Tourism

Tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta yesterday urged businesses in the sector to invest more when it comes to social responsibility.Speaking at the official opening of the...

RTA winners announced

2 months ago - 31 May 2018 | Tourism

The winners of the 2018 Responsible Tourism Awards (RTA) were announced at the Namibia Tourism Expo yesterday.In the category for accommodation establishments, Gondwana Namib Desert...

Tricks for small-town tourism boom unveiled

2 months ago - 30 May 2018 | Tourism

The CEO of the Official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape (WESGRO), Tim Harris, yesterday said small towns...

British tabloid guns for Namibia

2 months ago - 22 May 2018 | Tourism

With bookies installing Namibia as the favoured destination for the royal honeymoon of Prince Harry and his bride, Hollywood actress Meghan Markle, one British tabloid...

Tourism sector cuts jobs

3 months ago - 19 April 2018 | Tourism

There was a significant decline in Namibia's travel and tourism sector last year and statistics show that 66% of hotel operators have laid off staff...

Tourists should respect local rules

4 months ago - 12 April 2018 | Tourism

The education minister, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, has expressed her disappointment in tourists who do not obey rules and regulations at designated tourist sites. Speaking at the...

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Ni hao Namibia

4 months ago - 22 March 2018 | Tourism

Africa has moved into the first place as the top travel destination for Chinese tourists, dethroning the ever-popular Japan and Australia.A survey by Travelzoo shows...

National Tourism Conference launched

5 months ago - 16 March 2018 | Tourism

Namibia Media Holdings, the organising body of the Namibia Tourism Expo, together with its partners Old Mutual Namibia and First National Bank Namibia, have launched...

Ministry reassures tourists

5 months ago - 15 March 2018 | Tourism

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has assured tourists and other visitors to Namibia of its highest safety consideration within its national parks and tourist...

RTA finalists announced

5 months ago - 27 February 2018 | Tourism

The Responsible Tourism Awards (RTA), as initiated by Namibia Media Holdings (NMH), aim to acknowledge and reward tourism operators in accommodation establishments who practise ecotourism...

Jagger gets cracking at tourism

5 months ago - 26 February 2018 | Tourism

Newly appointed deputy minister of tourism, Bernadette Jagger, says she is ready to get her hands dirty at the ministry and bring positive change. ...

Poor service in tourism must...

5 months ago - 22 February 2018 | Tourism

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has made it clear that poor customer service no longer has a place in Namibia and that to grow the tourism...

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