Tourism

Covid drains N$174m from NWR coffers

2 weeks ago - 03 May 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT 2019/2020 financial results: · Occupancy at 21% · 56% reduction in revenue · ...

Tourism industry urged to get vaccinated

2 weeks ago - 03 May 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe tourism ministry has encouraged staff in the tourism sector to get vaccinated against Covid-19.The virus has already caused the loss...

Namibians must embrace cultural diversity

3 weeks ago - 22 April 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKCulture is an asset that can be used to address issues such as job creation and rural development, considering the cultural diversity that Namibia has.Tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta said this could only be achieved...

Signs of tourism recovery

3 weeks ago - 20 April 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe latest tourism accommodations statistics indicate that occupancy rates for the first quarter of this year dropped to below 20%, but there are signs of recovery with almost 18% of that figure being Europeans....

Tourist arrivals drop 87%

4 weeks ago - 19 April 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKInternational tourist arrivals in Namibia dropped by 87% in 2020, leading to the loss of over 1 000 jobs in the tourism industry.Some tourism establishments had to shut down for good and others are...

Develop heritage tourism

1 month - 15 April 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA national strategy on sustainable heritage tourism development and employment creation opportunities at community level will be launched next week in Windhoek. This will...

New park fees implemented

1 month - 13 April 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA new park fee structure, that also includes conservation fees, has been gazetted and came into effect as from 1...

/Ai- /Ais set to reopen on 1 May

1 month - 09 April 2021 | Tourism

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEKNamibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) will reopen the /Ai- /Ais Hotsprings and Spa in May after it was closed in January...

Promoting Namibia to West Africa

1 month - 06 April 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT SOSSUSVLEIA group of more than 25 Nigerians that included celebrities, destination management...

Tourism groups accuse Hollard of 'going rogue'

1 month - 24 March 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKTwo prominent tourism groups in Namibia have said that Hollard Namibia's refusal to pay out coronavirus insurance claims is placing the tourism sector and...

Tourists still hesitant to travel

1 month - 23 March 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKStatistics for February indicate that the country’s tourism performance is still low compared to last year, with a notable...

Third of destinations closed to tourism

2 months ago - 11 March 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKOne in three tourist destinations worldwide are now closed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.According to the latest data released by the World Tourism Organisation...

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UK quarantine rules can devastate...

3 months ago - 01 February 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe United Kingdom (UK) government has announced a list of 30 high-risk...

Protecting Fort Namutoni's heritage

3 months ago - 22 January 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe National Heritage Council of Namibia and Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) have agreed to cooperate in maintaining historical sites such as Fort Namutoni in...

16% Tourism occupancy rate during...

3 months ago - 21 January 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe overall occupancy in the tourism hospitality sector last year reached a mere 16.08% of total capacity, compared to 53% in 2019.The CEO of...

Students with permits can still...

4 months ago - 14 January 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKNamibians who have existing immigration permits to travel to South Africa for studying purposes will still be allowed into the...

Trophy hunting tender an old...

4 months ago - 14 January 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA tender for trophy hunting that was advertised in December involves old concessions already awarded through an auction in 2018.This is according to the...

Bleak festive season for tourism...

4 months ago - 07 January 2021 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK Although the hospitality sector saw a welcome...

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