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NAC loses N$125m in lockdown

THE Namibian Airports Company lost an estimated N$125 million in the past three months because of the coronavirus induced lockdown. This estimated loss represents more that a fifth of the company's total annual revenue of…

Tourism sector frets over 14-day quarantine

Tourism and hospitality stakeholders have expressed their readiness to welcome international arrivals once Cabinet pronounces itself of the final modalities, including the quarantine period of such visitors. However, the stakeholders cautioned against the 14-day quarantine…

Namibia’s tourism revival puzzle

PLAYERS in the tourism industry and the government are at loggerheads over the introduction of a mandatory quarantine period for tourists when borders open. The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) says the move will frustrate…

Air Namibia is saved by the court at…

The country's transport authority suspended the licence of the struggling national airline. However, a court has revoked the measure and Air Namibia can continue flying. Their problems are not solved. The Transport Commission of Namibia…

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Covid-hit tourism sector hopes for revival

The largest public tourism operator, the Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR), as well as the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) have welcomed the tourism revival initiative set to take place between 15 July and 15 August…

Namibia explores fast-track tourism reopening

The Namibian government, in collaboration with the tourism and hospitality sector, will conduct a targeted international tourism revival initiative between July 15 and August 15 as part of its efforts to fast-track the opening of…