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Namibia conservancies creating change

Addressing the leadership of all 86 of Namibia’s community conservancies, Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, raised some of the main issues that could drive the Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Programme forward.…

Turkey wants visa exemptions in Namibia

The Turkish government has requested for visa exemptions, an entry point visa, or e-visa applications for its Turkish citizens entering Namibia. Turkey made this request at the first session of the Turkey-Namibia Joint Trade and…

Shake the tourism tree to increase revenues

At the 2019 Namibia Economic Growth Summit held in Windhoek to revive inclusive economic growth, a breakaway session on Unlocking Tourism’s Potential was held on July 31st, where a talented panel of tourism experts led…

Thousands at Masubia cultural festival in Zambezi

Thousands of people from all walks of life attended the annual Masubia cultural festival in the Zambezi region for a day of cultural inspirations and entertainment today. The theme of this year's festival is 'Tuvahamwina,…

Westair’s Oranjemund route a boost for economy

Westair Aviation inaugurated its commercial passenger flight from Windhoek to Oranjemund on Wednesday, a move which is expected to benefit both the town and the company significantly, while growing the local economy. The inauguration took…

Entries for first ever Africa Travel & Tourism…

The World Travel Market (WTM) has called for entries for the inaugural Africa Travel & Tourism Awards, across 12 innovative categories which reward individuals, small and large organisations for powerful and compelling work in promoting…

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Communities should benefit from tourism – Shifeta

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta says proceeds made from tourism and hunting activities should be used to bring change to communities. Shifeta made these remarks yesterday at the opening of the annual meeting of the Conservancy…

Bank Windhoek reopens revamped forex branch – Namibia…

Bank Windhoek opened its revamped Specialist Foreign Exchange (Forex) branch situated in Independence Avenue earlier this week in Windhoek. The newly renovated branch, includes Bank Windhoek’s new look and feel and offers forex customers a…

SADC flattered by Namibia Township tourism

Stakeholders and key players in the tourism industry from different SADC countries who are congregated in Windhoek for a three-day Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) tourism forum have commended  Namibia for promoting township and cultural…