NTB gets N$8 million Govt lifeline

THE Namibia Tourism Board will receive N$8 million from the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism to keep it afloat amid financial woes brought on by Covid-19 travel restrictions. This was confirmed by Namibia Tourism…

Tourism sector speaks as one voice

To realign the organisation internally and to facilitate a united strategy going forward, the Federation of Namibian Tourism Association (FENATA) recently held a special meeting with FENATA exco members and exco members of various member…

Tourism rates lowered to lure locals

THE Namibia Tourism Board and Namibian Broadcasting Corporation are running a campaign to encourage Namibians to travel, as the private sector has agreed to lower their rates. The 'domestic tourism campaign' will run until June…

Lira’s travel ambassadorship bears no fruit

ONE year after the appointment of multi-platinum award-winning South African artist Lerato Molapo, known by her stage name Lira, as Namibia's travel ambassador, the celebrity's title has done nothing to promote Namibia's tourism sector. Lira…

Cabinet scrambles to save NTB

CABINET is discussing an urgent solution to the financial state of the Namibian Tourism Board, whose coffers will soon run dry as the tourism sector continues to suffer amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This comes after…

Namibia questions UK over red list decision

The Namibian government said it was perplexed by the United Kingdom’s decision to keep it on the red list of countries facing travel restrictions despite Covid-19 infections in the country dramatically declining. The red list,…

Dubai Expo delegation positive of attracting investors

The Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board’s (NIPDB’s) executive for strategy and branding Margareth Gustavo assured the nation that the delegation heading to the much-hyped Dubai Expo 2020 is positive they will attract investors to…