Tourism

Hotel occupancy falls

4 days ago - 21 June 2017 | Tourism

The hospitality sector has been faced with low occupancy rates due to the contraction of economic activities in the country during the first quarter of the year. According to a recently released index, the situation...

Road safety stressed at tourism expo

3 weeks ago - 01 June 2017 | Tourism

Namibia risks losing a huge part of its tourism market unless road safety is improved.Speaking at the official opening of the Namibian Tourism Expo, the minister of environment and tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, yesterday said that...

Safety first at Ongava

1 month - 08 May 2017 | Tourism

At Ongava Tented Camp, which is one of the four finalists in the Responsible Tourism Awards (RTA) for 2017, it is all about the safety of their guests. Ongava Tented Camp is one of four...

Zambezi Mubala Lodge opens soon

2 months ago - 25 April 2017 | Tourism

A new Gondwana Collection lodge located in the Zambezi Region will open in November. The lodge will be located 40 kilometres east of Katima Mulilo on the riverbank of the Zambezi overlooking the Chobe.Gondwana Collection's...

Travel and tourism directly created 25 392 jobs in...

2 months ago - 13 April 2017 | Tourism

Environment and tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta says the tourism industry last year recorded one of its best results in over a decade with accommodation facilities recording nearly 60% occupancy rates across the country throughout the...

Tourism must drive poverty reduction

2 months ago - 12 April 2017 | Tourism

Namibia's tourism industry will be remodelled to be a real driver of economic growth and poverty alleviation.This is according to environment and tourism minister, Pohamba...

Hobas facelift complete

2 months ago - 11 April 2017 | Tourism

STAFF REPORTER After months of refurbishments, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) reopened the Hobas Camp on 7 April.NWR chairman Leonard Iipumbu...

Tourism feels the pinch

2 months ago - 31 March 2017 | Tourism

The tourism industry in Namibia is feeling the impact of the cutbacks made by the government due to the slowing economy. Most tourism operators in...

The perfect view

2 months ago - 29 March 2017 | Tourism

The Etosha Safari Lodge is one of the four finalists in the Responsible Tourism Awards (RTA) for 2017. The Etosha Safari Lodge is one of...

A wild, relaxing time

3 months ago - 20 March 2017 | Tourism

Jackalberry Camp is the second camp opened by the Micheletti family on the banks of the Kwando-Linyanti River system, the first being Nkasa Lupala Tented...

RTA finalists announced

3 months ago - 08 March 2017 | Tourism

STAFF REPORTER Namibia Media Holdings announced the finalists of the 2017 Responsible Tourism Awards (RTA) yesterday.The awards, initiated by...

Tourism sector booming

3 months ago - 27 February 2017 | Tourism

The Namibian tourism industry last year experienced one the best years in over a decade, with tourism establishments recording nearly 60% occupancy across the country,...

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Renovations at Midgard Estate

4 months ago - 15 February 2017 | Tourism

STAFF REPORTER The Midgard Country Estate is due for renovations but is expected to remain open. The renovations will form...

Gondwana launches self-drive safaris

4 months ago - 07 February 2017 | Tourism

Experience Africa like nowhere else. Discover what makes Namibia so special, how it should be, easy, up close and unforgettable, with Namibia2Go, Gondwana Collection's new...

Tourism experiences serious challenges

4 months ago - 02 February 2017 | Tourism

Namibia's tourism sector continues to face serious challenges because of inexperienced staff, lack of readily available capital for investment and the high cost of operations....

Okaukuejo rakes in revenue

6 months ago - 23 December 2016 | Tourism

In what can be described as a major milestone in the life of the biggest and oldest resort within the Etosha National Park, Namibia Wildlife...

Exploring Namibia in a day

6 months ago - 22 December 2016 | Tourism

In the period running up to Christmas the new digital campaign by the Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) “Namibia in a Day” is well underway, allowing...

Swakop wins it again

7 months ago - 07 November 2016 | Tourism

Swakopmund has done it again. After 11 days of voting Swakopmund once again won the Namibia Media Holdings (NMH) Town of the Year competition for the western division....

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