Tourism

British tabloid guns for Namibia

5 days 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 has rubbished the Land of the Brave as “dangerous” based...

Tourism sector cuts jobs

1 month - 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 following a turbulent 2017.Meanwhile a further 54% of businesses plan...

Tourists should respect local rules

1 month - 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 inauguration of the Namib Sand Sea as a World Heritage...

Job bonanza from tourism

1 month - 11 April 2018 | Tourism

The travel and tourism industry in Namibia is expected to create 103 000 jobs this year, contributing more than 14% of the country's total employment. The industry last year directly contributed 2.9% to the country's...

Ni hao Namibia

2 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 that a record number of Chinese respondents, more than 60%,...

National Tourism Conference launched

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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 end

3 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...

Tourism dodges recession

4 months ago - 25 January 2018 | Tourism

Tourism seems to have escaped the brunt of the recession felt across the country last year, performing exceptionally well. Namibia was able to maintain its...

Tourism needs quick fixes

4 months ago - 25 January 2018 | Tourism

Although the tourism sector performed well in the third quarter of last year, undeniable challenges exist within the industry that cannot be overlooked. According to...

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Namibia shimwe shomiilongo dhingi momatalelepo...

4 months ago - 02 January 2018 | Tourism

Namibia okwa tulwa momusholondondo gwiilongo dhingi mbyoka iiwanawa nokuya momafudho oshowo okutalela po mo 2018 muuyuni.Sho omwaalu gwaatalelipo tagu londo pombanda moshilongo oshowo omahangano...

Festive season in full swing

4 months ago - 27 December 2017 | Tourism

More than a thousand people flocked to Independence Beach on Christmas. Municipal accommodation facilities are also all fully booked for the festive season....

NWR on its way to...

5 months ago - 20 December 2017 | Tourism

Tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta says Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is depending less on the government and will soon show a profit. Nevertheless, the minister...

Angolan tourists on the decline

5 months ago - 19 December 2017 | Tourism

Although Angola remained Namibia's largest tourism market with more than 398 000 Angolans visiting the country last year, the economic crisis in the neighbouring country...

Record growth for tourism

5 months ago - 15 December 2017 | Tourism

Namibia recorded a record number of 1.46 million tourists last year, representing an increase of 5.9% from the previous year when 1.38 million tourists visited...

Kenya knows about tourism

5 months ago - 30 November 2017 | Tourism

Augetto Graig in Nairobi - This week president Hage Geingob and first lady Monica Geingos visited Kenya’s capital Nairobi for a warm reception and to...

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