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Over 1.5 million tourists visited in 2016

Namibia as an international tourist destination recorded over 1.57 million foreign tourist arrivals in 2016, an increase of 3.6 percent from the 1.51 million arrivals in 2015. The information is contained in Namibia’s 2016 Tourist…

Market disruption is inevitable in the age of…

Airbnb has disrupted the local Namibian hospitality market, much like it did in other countries. It created a new market and proposition that did not previously exist. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with what they did.…

Shifeta demands community-elected conservancy committees

ENVIRONMENT and tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta has said any committee managing a conservancy without the mandate of the community is illegitimate and can therefore be prosecuted. Shifeta said this whilst addressing members of the Iipumbu…

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Namibia makes moves to ensure up to date…

WINDHOEK, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Namibia Ministry of Environment and Tourism together with the country's statistics agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see the agency provide technical support in tourism statistics.…