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Tourists should respect local rules – Hanse-Himarwa

Education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has expressed disappointment in tourists who do not obey rules and regulations at designated tourist sites. Speaking at the inauguration of the Namib Sand Sea as a world heritage site on…

No exploration at Namib Sand Sea – Shifeta

THE Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has decided that no exploration of minerals will occur within the Namib Sand Sea World Heritage site at Sossusvlei in the Hardap region. Speaking at the inauguration of…

All Roads Lead to Lüderitz

THE southern port of Lüderitz is preparing for two events that are set to generate significant income for the harbour town's local economy in April and May. The first event, which has become a highlight…

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Tourism to Africa is new top Destination for…

A survey shows a record high number of Chinese respondents—more than 60%—who plan to travel in-depth in 2018. “In-depth travels” is a term used by travel websites in China to describe the type of trips…

Geingob urges lawmakers to expedite Africa visa process

President Hage Geingob has urged lawmakers to honour a Cabinet resolution and African Union (AU) Agenda 2063 by speeding up the process of abolishing travel restrictions for all African officials and diplomat passport holders. AU…

NTB tells staff to resign

THE Namibia Tourism Board last week told workers that they could resign if they wished to because some of them were accused of leaking company information to the media. An unsigned internal memo leaked to…