Tourism

Namibia spa and wellness tourism tops in Africa

1 week ago - 10 October 2017 | Tourism

Spa and wellness tourism is continuing to grow in Namibia with the country retaining its position in the top 10 destinations on the continent. The country has not only increased its number of spas and...

Vote for Namibia

2 weeks ago - 29 September 2017 | Tourism

The Land of the Brave has been recognised as one of the leading safari destinations in the world and nominated as one of the countries that will compete for this title in the prestigious World...

Safety of tourists crucial

2 weeks ago - 28 September 2017 | Tourism

Namibia's tourism sector risks losing its reputation because of increasingly violent attacks on tourists.As Namibia yesterday celebrated World Tourism Day, the deputy environment minister, Tommy Nambahu, pleaded for the safety of tourists in the country....

Crime takes its toll on tourism

1 month - 04 September 2017 | Tourism

With crime on the increase and tourist attacks and robberies on the increase in Namibia, foreign embassies are turning up the country's risk dial.The UK, Canada and Germany are among the countries that are now...

Windhoek has enormous potential

1 month - 04 September 2017 | Tourism

Despite social and economic challenges that derive from the past, Windhoek has enormous potential when it comes to growth in the tourism industry.This is according to the recently launched African Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) report....

Namibia ideal film location

1 month - 01 September 2017 | Tourism

Tourism deputy minister Tommy Nambahu says Namibia is a fantastic destination for filmmakers from around the world. He was speaking at the 41st Annual World...

Nambahu on tourism roadshow

1 month - 30 August 2017 | Tourism

The deputy minister of environment and tourism, Tommy Nambahu, is currently in Kigali, Rwanda for the 41st Annual World Tourism conference. The conference brings together...

Tourists are welcome

1 month - 29 August 2017 | Tourism

Celebrations in anticipation of World Tourism Day kicked off at the Hosea Kutako International Airport on Friday with a Namibian culture and heritage exhibition and...

Northern tourism set to grow

1 month - 23 August 2017 | Tourism

Mainstream tourism operators are not aware of services offered in the country's far northern regions of Oshikoto, Ohangwena, Oshana and Omusati and they also lack...

Tourist attacks condemned

1 month - 21 August 2017 | Tourism

Namibia's reputation as a peaceful nation was tainted by the spate of criminal attacks on tourists in recent months.Minister of environment and tourism Pohamba Shifeta...

Govt urged to nurture tourism

3 months ago - 06 July 2017 | Tourism

As government continues to tighten its belt during the economic crisis, this should not reach the point where its expenditure within the tourism industry is...

Hotel occupancy falls

3 months 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...

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Safety first at Ongava

5 months ago - 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...

Zambezi Mubala Lodge opens soon

5 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...

Travel and tourism directly created...

6 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...

Tourism must drive poverty reduction

6 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

6 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

6 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...

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