Tourism

Namibia among top safari destinations

1 week ago - 03 December 2019 | Tourism

Namibia has been named one of the top safari destinations in Africa for 2019 by SafariBookings. SafariBookings boasts that is the largest online marketplace for African safari holidays. It receives thousands of safari reviews and...

Plan to save wild horses

2 weeks ago - 29 November 2019 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT The environment ministry has released a management plan to save the feral horses living in the Namib Desert from extinction, recognising the tourism value that these horses hold for the country....

Gondwana offers crazy Black Friday, Cyber Monday specials

2 weeks ago - 26 November 2019 | Tourism

Customers have been urged to take advantage of the Gondwana Collection’s Black Friday specials by visiting Gondwana House or logging into the company’s web store.Gondwana Collection group sales manager Gerhard Swart says customers can expect...

Gondwana offers crazy Black Friday, Cyber Monday specials ...

2 weeks ago - 25 November 2019 | Tourism

Customers have been urged to take advantage of the Gondwana Collection’s Black Friday specials by visiting Gondwana House or logging into the company’s web store.Gondwana Collection group sales manager Gerhard Swart says customers can expect...

Namibia parks 'not sold to Chinese'

1 month - 07 November 2019 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT The environment ministry has refuted allegations that are circulating on social media that Namibia and its national parks have been “sold” to the Chinese. According to ministry spokesperson Romeo Muyunda the allegations were...

Pakistan's elephant deal cancelled

1 month - 01 November 2019 | Tourism

The environment ministry has confirmed that there is no longer any application under consideration to export elephants to Pakistan. Ministry spokesperson Romeo Muyunda told Namibian...

NWR writes off N$1.6m for undelivered boat

2 months ago - 11 October 2019 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has written off as bad debt N$1.6 million that had been paid to a Rundu-based manufacturer for a boat that was...

Pakistan eyes 10 Namibian elephants

2 months ago - 11 October 2019 | Tourism

The environment ministry has received an application to export 10 elephants from Namibia to Pakistan. This was confirmed by the ministry's spokesperson, Romeo Muyunda, who...

Bid and win for rhinos

2 months ago - 02 October 2019 | Tourism

Windhoek resident Stefan Schoeman (24) was last week's highest bidder in the exciting online auction of two pairs of rhino socks weekly and won a...

Leopards under threat

2 months ago - 25 September 2019 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT The killing of problem leopards without reporting it to the environment ministry is one of the greatest threats to the Namibian leopard population....

Namibia tourism 4th in sub-Sahara

2 months ago - 24 September 2019 | Tourism

Namibia's tourism sector has maintained its rating at fourth place in sub-Saharan Africa on the global Travel and Tourism Competiveness Index for 2019. Globally Namibia...

Namibia can't sell N$125m ivory stockpile

3 months ago - 27 August 2019 | Tourism

The international trade in elephant ivory has been rejected in Switzerland at the World Wildlife Conference, known as the Convention on International Trade in Endangered...

Tourism

Spotlight on poisonings

4 months ago - 24 July 2019 | Tourism

A brief reprieve from a deadly poison-laced assault on scavengers and predators by small-stock farmers in Namibia and the rest of southern Africa over the...

Celebrating tourism successes

5 months ago - 25 June 2019 | Tourism

Hundreds of stakeholders in the tourism sector have gathered to celebrate the successes achieved during the past year. Yet another successful two-day tourism networking event...

Hengari, NWR bury hatchet

6 months ago - 07 June 2019 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and suspended managing director Zelna Hengari are trying to resolve the matter of the non-renewal of her contract amicably. After NWR...

Creating that feeling of home...

6 months ago - 07 June 2019 | Tourism

Ester Kamati Founded and managed by Lubowski Kadila, Anchor Adventures is a tourism company with operators offering customised individual tours in Namibia, Zambia, Botswana...

Expo celebrates 21 years with...

6 months ago - 06 June 2019 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT This week thousands will flock to the Windhoek Showgrounds where the country’s biggest tourism gathering, the Namibia Tourism Expo, officially...

RTA winners announced

6 months ago - 06 June 2019 | Tourism

STAFF REPORTER The winners of the 2019 Responsible Tourism Awards (RTA) were announced at the Namibia Tourism Expo yesterday. In the category for accommodation...

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