Locals boost Swakop's tourism amid COVID-19

by editor1 / Oct 07, 2020 / 0 comments

There are slight signs of recovery in the tourism sector at Swakopmund and industry players are relying on domestic visitors to boost businesses.

Tourism establishments in Kavango East are ready to receive international visitors

by editor1 / Sep 27, 2020 / 0 comments

-Tourism establishments in the Kavango East Region are ready to receive international visitors with the introduction of the Tourism Revival Initiative.

Tourism sector relieved as the country opens borders

by editor1 / Sep 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-Businesses in the tourism sector are beginning to breathe a sigh of relief as the country opened up its borders for business and tourism.

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.