Tourism

30 000 tourism jobs in jeopardy

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe tourism industry is already feeling the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, and predictions indicate it will only get worse. About 30 000 job losses are expected in the next two to three months.The...

Coronavirus: Tourism crumbles

1 week ago - 26 March 2020 | Tourism

JANA-MARI SMITH WINDHOEKLess than 10 days after Namibia’s government announced the first travel restrictions to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the country’s tourism industry has cratered with mass job losses and company closures...

Hengari escalates NWR battle

3 weeks ago - 13 March 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT Former Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) managing director Zelna Hengari has threatened legal action should the public enterprise and the ministers under which it resides not take the necessary steps to correct decisions...

Tourism hit hard by ­coronavirus

3 weeks ago - 12 March 2020 | Tourism

The Namibian tourism market is already feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with the Italian market having collapsed completely and the Chinese market at a standstill.There have also been major cancellations by other international...

Coronavirus hits tourism

1 month - 02 March 2020 | Tourism

The ITB Berlin, one of the world's leading travel and trade shows, has officially been cancelled after days of intensive talks, exhibitor withdrawals and public calls for the trade fair to be dropped because of...

Graffiti artists run amok at Garub station

1 month - 28 February 2020 | Tourism

The Hospitality Association of Namibia (Han) has expressed concern regarding one of Namibia's historical buildings, the Garub railway station, that has become a target for...

Tourism should focus on leisure segment

1 month - 10 February 2020 | Tourism

While there has been a decline in Namibia's business and conference travel sector, the country should focus more on the leisure tourism market. This was...

Lions target livestock

2 months ago - 28 January 2020 | Tourism

The environment ministry has confirmed several livestock kills by roaming lions.Commenting on a video that has been circulating on social media in which lions are...

Recording-breaking stats

2 months ago - 22 January 2020 | Tourism

Namibia recorded an unprecedented number of foreign arrivals in 2018 of 1.659 million, which was an increase of 3.2% from the 1.6 million arrivals the...

Namibia among top safari destinations

4 months ago - 03 December 2019 | Tourism

Namibia has been named one of the top safari destinations in Africa for 2019 by SafariBookings. SafariBookings boasts that is the largest online marketplace for...

Plan to save wild horses

4 months ago - 29 November 2019 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT The environment ministry has released a management plan to save the feral horses living in the Namib Desert from extinction, recognising...

Gondwana offers crazy Black Friday, Cyber Monday specials

4 months ago - 26 November 2019 | Tourism

Customers have been urged to take advantage of the Gondwana Collection’s Black Friday specials by visiting Gondwana House or logging into the company’s web store.Gondwana...

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Namibia parks 'not sold to...

4 months ago - 07 November 2019 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT The environment ministry has refuted allegations that are circulating on social media that Namibia and its national parks have been “sold” to the...

Pakistan's elephant deal cancelled

5 months ago - 01 November 2019 | Tourism

The environment ministry has confirmed that there is no longer any application under consideration to export elephants to Pakistan. Ministry spokesperson Romeo Muyunda told Namibian...

NWR writes off N$1.6m for...

5 months ago - 11 October 2019 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has written off as bad debt N$1.6 million that had been paid to a Rundu-based manufacturer for a boat that was...

Pakistan eyes 10 Namibian elephants

5 months ago - 11 October 2019 | Tourism

The environment ministry has received an application to export 10 elephants from Namibia to Pakistan. This was confirmed by the ministry's spokesperson, Romeo Muyunda, who...

Bid and win for rhinos

6 months ago - 02 October 2019 | Tourism

Windhoek resident Stefan Schoeman (24) was last week's highest bidder in the exciting online auction of two pairs of rhino socks weekly and won a...

Leopards under threat

6 months ago - 25 September 2019 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMIT The killing of problem leopards without reporting it to the environment ministry is one of the greatest threats to the Namibian leopard population....

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