/Namibia ups parks, conservancy fees

Namibia ups parks, conservancy fees

Namibian is increasing entrance fees to its national parks, conservancies and protected areas so as to raise funds for maintenance and infrastructure maintenance in the facilities on the back of dwindling earnings due to COVID-19.

The Ministry of Environment, Tourism and Forestry said the move would supplement staff salaries at the facilities.

Nine months of new coronavirus-induced lockdown have eroded tourism earnings not just in Namibia, but across the whole world.

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