Tourism

Mexican snaps up Erindi

3 days ago - 23 May 2019 | Tourism

A Mexican billionaire is set to become the new owner of the 71 000-hectare Erindi Private Game Reserve, subject to the approval of the Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC). Alberto Baillères (87), president of the multinational...

Hobas opens in time for hiking season

3 days ago - 23 May 2019 | Tourism

The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Hobas Lodge in the //Karas Region is set to reopen on 1 June after experiencing devastating flash floods in February this year. The flash floods caused severe damage to the...

Sustainable wildlife use the future - Shifeta

2 weeks ago - 06 May 2019 | Tourism

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta says the sustainable use of local wildlife is the future of conservation.He said conservation efforts will ultimately be rendered worthless if local communities are unable to enjoy tangible benefits from the...

Tense standoff at NWR

1 month - 25 April 2019 | Tourism

The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) board has appointed Matthias Ngwangwama as the acting managing director following the suspension on Tuesday of Zelna Hengari.In a brief statement released late on Tuesday, NWR board chairperson Leonard Iipumbu...

Hengari says justice will prevail

1 month - 24 April 2019 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) yesterday indefinitely suspended managing director Zelna Hengari pending an investigation into allegations of misconduct.Hengari confirmed the suspension in a brief telephonic interview.“All I have to say is that I know justice...

Namibia beats new US safety warning

1 month - 15 April 2019 | Tourism

The United States has updated its travel advisories with a new indicator to highlight the risk of kidnapping and hostage taking.Namibia is still seen as...

Less money for parks upkeep

1 month - 12 April 2019 | Tourism

The budget allocated to the environment and tourism ministry for the 2019/20 financial year has increased slightly to N$461 million from the N$400 million that...

Camel thorns for a cause

1 month - 10 April 2019 | Tourism

Last week ATC Namibia, a local tour operator, joined hands with Intelligence Support against Poaching (ISAP) Namibia, a non-profit anti-poaching NGO, to launch a 'Trees...

NWR blames MD for JV deal cancellation

1 month - 09 April 2019 | Tourism

Leonard Iipumbu, the chair of the Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) board, has laid the blame for the cancellation of a joint-venture agreement with Sun Karros...

Employment bonanza

1 month - 08 April 2019 | Tourism

The travel and tourism industry in Namibia is expected to create more than 122 000 direct jobs within the next decade, contributing more than 15%...

Additional domestic, regional flights delayed

2 months ago - 25 March 2019 | Tourism

Air Namibia has announced the postponement of additional flights on some of its domestic and regional routes, which were due to start on 31 March.The...

Tourism 'can reshape economy'

2 months ago - 25 March 2019 | Tourism

Tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta says the sector has the potential to reshape Namibia's economy during the hard times the country is currently facing. Shifeta was...

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Namibia wins big at Berlin...

2 months ago - 11 March 2019 | Tourism

The Land of the Brave won big at a global travel awards show, with Namibia being recognised as the Best Safari and Wildlife Destination for...

NMH announces 2019 RTA finalists

2 months ago - 04 March 2019 | Tourism

Namibia Media Holdings (NMH) on Friday announced the finalists for the 2019 Responsible Tourism Awards (RTA) which showcase some of Namibia's top tourism establishments and...

Visit unique places with Pack...

2 months ago - 01 March 2019 | Tourism

Pack Safari is an established, reputable Namibian inbound tour operator with extensive experience and broad knowledge of southern Africa covering Namibia, South Africa, Botswana and...

A race against time

2 months ago - 28 February 2019 | Tourism

Owners and operators of private airstrips are racing against time to ensure that their facilities comply with new civil aviation regulations that will bar commercial...

Hobas clean-up progressing well

2 months ago - 26 February 2019 | Tourism

The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Hobas Lodge, which experienced devastating flash floods over two weeks ago, has been cleaned up significantly, resulting in the restaurant...

Have an unforgettable trip with...

3 months ago - 21 February 2019 | Tourism

Sense of Africa specialises in tailor-made experiences throughout southern Africa and offers an exclusive, personalised and unsurpassed service.First-hand knowledge of the destination ensures that their...

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