Tourism revival initiative being fine-tuned

by editor1 / Aug 04, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Namibia's tourism peak season is coming to an end, leaving many institutions desperate for clients. But before tourists can enter the country for holidays, certain modalities must first be put in place.

No tourist arrivals expected for three months - Shifeta

by editor1 / Jul 15, 2020 / 0 comments

-While Government plans to open up borders mid-July in an effort to revive tourism, the industry estimates that there will be zero tourist arrivals in Namibia for the next three months.

Tourism industry stakeholders call on Government to take safety measures when opening borders to tourist

by editor1 / Jun 26, 2020 / 0 comments

-Stakeholders in the tourism industry have called on Government to make sure it is safe when it opened the borders to international tourists during stage four of the state of emergency.

HAN records only 5% bed occupancy since lifting of certain regulations

by editor1 / Jun 15, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) only recorded 5% bed occupancy, since certain regulations of the state of emergency were lifted.

Tourism sector calls for relaxed restrictions to allow local travel

by editor1 / Apr 14, 2020 / 0 comments

-Chairman of the Namibia Tourism Association (NTA), Bernd Schneider said the tourism industry has been exemplary in following the state of emergency regulations.

Minister Shifeta says over 120 000 lost jobs in the tourism sector due to COVID-19

by editor1 / Apr 14, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta says the tourism sector felt the impact since last year when bookings were cancelled as countries were already putting up measures to restrict travel.

MET calls for more investment in the tourism sector

by editor1 / Jan 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Environment and Tourism (MET) Pohamba Shifeta says Government fully recognises the importance of tourism as one of the main contributors to the country's economy.

Stakeholders encouraged to ensure tourism sector remains sustainable

by editor1 / Nov 15, 2019 / 0 comments

-Tourism could become the second highest contributor to Namibia's gross domestic product.

Kunene tourism reportedly on the verge of collapse due to poor road infrastructure

by editor1 / Nov 06, 2019 / 0 comments
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-The tourism sector in the Kunene Region is on the verge of collapse due to poor road infrastructure in the area. During debate on the Appropriation Amendment Bill in the National Council, Swapo MP representing Kunene Region, Weich Mupya called for immediate intervention to save the tourism sector in that part of the country.

High Commissioner promotes Namibia as preferred tourism destination to Malaysians

by editor1 / Oct 18, 2018 / 0 comments
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-Namibia's High Commissioner to Malaysia is promoting the country as a preferred tourism destination for Malaysians.