4 000 expected to visit canyon in 2022

NAMIBIA Wildlife Resorts (NWR) says about 4 000 tourists are expected to visit the Fish River Canyon in the //Kharas region this year. This was announced by NWR spokesperson Nelson Ashipala on Thursday. Ashipala said…

Namibia wraps up Dubai Expo – Truth, for…

After an eventful six months of promoting Namibia as an investment and tourist destination at the Expo 2020 Dubai, the Namibian Pavilion has officially closed its doors as the curtain falls. Namibia was one of…

Namib Desert under threat Plan to introduce train…

A PROMINENT lodge operator says a proposal to construct a motor and railway transport system in the pristine Namib Desert ecosystem could threaten the environment and create a monopoly for businessman Laban Kandume. The area…

Change in COVID-19 protocols a positive for the…

The recent change in COVID-19 protocols is a positive for the local tourism sector, said investment research firm, Simonis Storm Securities (SSS) in a report on hospitality statistics for February released last week. “We remain…

TransNamib revives rail tourism

TransNamib’s vintage Rovos Rail, for the first time since 2019, resumed its first ten-day bi-annual Namibian safari roundtrip through the country, reviving the rail tourism sector after the massive impact of COVID-19 on the tourism…

Namibia launches virtual-tourism platform

Namibia's Wildlife Resorts (NWR) on Thursday launched its first, virtual-tourism platform that will allow viewers an immersive experience of the variety of tourist features Namibia has to offer. NWRs managing director Matthias Ngwangwama said that…