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.

Tourism Ministry's Swakop office lies in ruins

by editor1 / Sep 21, 2018 / 0 comments

The Environment and Tourism Ministry's regional office at Swakopmund appears to have left a bitter taste in the mouth of activists and tourists there.

Rundu Town Council and NTB sign MoU

by editor1 / May 20, 2018 / 0 comments

The Rundu Town Council and the Namibian Tourism Board signed a Memorandum of Understanding that could turn the town into a tourist destination.

Namibia commended for successful biodiversity conservation and tourism development

by editor1 / Mar 05, 2018 / 0 comments

-Environment and Tourism Deputy Minister, Bernadette Maria Jagger says Namibia is making success of biodiversity conservation and tourism development.

Tourism sector sustains 44 000 jobs in 2017

by editor1 / Jan 23, 2018 / 0 comments

New research shows the tourism sector directly sustained 44 000 jobs in 2017.

Nambahu says governments should take a clear stand against xenophobia

by editor / Mar 03, 2017 / 0 comments

-Governments should take a clear stance against instances of xenophobia -as these attacks have the potential to harm regional tourism and international relations.