Tourism

Hopes for speedy tourism recovery dashed

1 week ago - 26 July 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKHopes for the tourism industry to have a speedy recovery and a high season that would have started this month have been dashed by Namibia being labelled as a high-risk country.This negative status resulted...

First woman chairperson for Han

2 weeks ago - 16 July 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Hospitality Association of Namibia (Han) has for the first time in its 34 years of existence elected a woman as its chairperson.Janet Wilson-Moore, general manager of Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre, was elected...

First woman chairperson for Han

2 weeks ago - 15 July 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Hospitality Association of Namibia (Han) has for the first time in its 34 years of existence elected a woman as its chairperson.Janet Wilson-Moore, general manager of Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre, was elected...

Namibia faces worst travel risk status

3 weeks ago - 12 July 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKCurrently Namibia finds itself in the worst risk status as a travel destination, highest risk with variant status, having caused severe travel warnings and advisories against the country.This was said by the outgoing chairperson...

Namibia is losing passport power

3 weeks ago - 09 July 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKHenley and Partners has just published its latest passport index, outlining the countries that Namibians can travel to without visas right now and how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected international travel.The ranking is based...

Allegations threaten to fracture fragile tourism industry

3 weeks ago - 08 July 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibian tourism organisations say a new player in the industry is stoking disunity within the sector with false and misleading allegations.Nrupesh Soni’s Namibia Travel...

Tourism products should focus on Covid-19 confinement syndrome

3 weeks ago - 07 July 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe tourism industry should develop and offer affordable pricing options to tourists aimed at attracting families or individuals away from...

Tourism industry on pins and needles

1 month - 02 July 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKNamibia has suffered millions in losses since June due to tourist cancellations,...

199 submissions for NWR social media influencer programme

1 month - 02 July 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) received 199 submissions for its first-ever social media influencer programme, which will take place from 1 July to 31 October.Each...

Tourism blacklisting detrimental to NAC

1 month - 28 June 2021 | Tourism

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe blacklisting of Namibia as a tourism destination by the US Centres for Disease Control and the Robert Koch Institute is bound to have...

Travel agents insist on vaccinations

1 month - 28 June 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKMany international travel agents are insisting that the staff of any Namibian tourism service provider they offer their clients to are indeed vaccinated.CEO of...

NWR allows Black Friday booking extensions

1 month - 24 June 2021 | Tourism

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKDue to travel restrictions announced last week, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) says it will allow Black Friday booking extensions.According to NWR, throughout the past...

Tourism

Glimmer of hope for tourism

1 month - 16 June 2021 | Tourism

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKNamibia is confident that its Tourism Revival Initiative Strategy (TRIS), launched a year ago, will improve business and traveller...

Tourism rebound only likely in...

1 month - 14 June 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKInternational tourist arrivals were down 83% in the first quarter of 2021 as widespread travel restrictions remained in place, while expectations are that a...

New uniforms for wildlife and...

1 month - 10 June 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKMore than 1 000 wildlife and protected area officials within the...

Covid-19: Booking cancellations hit tourism...

1 month - 09 June 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe local tourism industry is experiencing a flood of booking cancellations due to the sharp increase in Covid-19 cases, the high number of fatalities...

Tourism levies take N$25m nosedive...

2 months ago - 01 June 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT and JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK Tourism levies, the primary source income for...

NWR offers free trips to...

2 months ago - 26 May 2021 | Tourism

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKNamibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is inviting social media influencers to be part of its first-ever social media influencer programme from 1 July to 31...

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