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Namibia is closing tourism heritage sites and issues…

The Namibia Ministry of Education, Arts, and Culture signed by the acting minister Martin Andjapa issued this urgent directive for Namibia. The World Health Organisation has declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Following the Confirmation of…

Passenger liners suspend port calls

As the world continues to battle the growing number of coronavirus infections, at least eight passenger liners that were expected to dock at the Port of Walvis Bay suspended all activities around the world. The…

Coronavirus to hit local tourism hard

The local tourism industry is one of the sectors that are hard hit by the global outbreak of the coronavirus. The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) says the pandemic has resulted in major cancellations, especially…

Tourists vandalise Namibian landmark

The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) has condemned the actions of a group of tourists who allegedly vandalised a prominent landmark in the south. The foreign nationals recently reportedly painted the Garub Rail Station, located…

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Tourists warned against carrying large sums of money

Tourism ministry spokesperson Rome Muyunda has cautioned tourists against carrying large sums of money, saying this makes them an attractive target for robbers. “We appeal to tourists not to drive around with a lot of…

Namibia welcomes Nigerian tourists, says ambassador

THE Namibian ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Ambassador Humphrey Geiseb, has said his country is ready to welcome Nigerian tourists and partner Nigerian businessmen. The ambassador said this during an exploratory Familiarisation Trip (FAM Trip)…

Touring Mondesa’s streets on bicycle

INSTEAD of taking the view of the township through the bus windows, entrepreneur Nande Junias decided to take his visitors around the dusty streets of Mondesa on bicycles. It was an idea the Swakopmund native…

The Cool List: celebrating the reasons to travel…

1. Namibia Few destinations can compete with Namibia’s raw, unspoiled beauty for off-grid adventuring. Add into the mix a major anniversary and eye-catching new lodges in the country’s untapped south, and Namibia is one to…