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Coast in slow start to festive season

Walvis Bay-The coastal hospitality and tourism industry is optimistic about the upcoming holiday despite relatively low tourist arrivals at this stage. Most visitors are expected to arrive as from today, with the police also warning…

Shifeta cautions against littering over festive season

Windhoek-With many people travelling to various destinations for their holidays, the Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta has cautioned against travellers littering. The festive season is usually characterised by littering that takes place from…

Tourist goes missing near Uis

A Senegalese tourist went missing at the Klein Brandberg mountains near Uis yesterday (Friday), and the police are still searching for him. On Friday morning, Mark Mokosho (37), who resides in America - drove alone…

Ghana-Namibia Association Launched

Ghana and Namibia, on Wednesday, launched a Friendship Association to help deepen ties between the two countries. The Namibian High Commissioner to Ghana, His Excellency Charles Josob, speaking at the launch of the Association, said…

NWR tops OPM Citizen Satisfaction Survey 2017

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is thrilled to have come out tops in the first-ever Office of the Prime Minister’s (OPM) Citizen Satisfaction Survey (CCS), carried out by the Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business at…

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Over 1.5 million tourists visited in 2016

Namibia as an international tourist destination recorded over 1.57 million foreign tourist arrivals in 2016, an increase of 3.6 percent from the 1.51 million arrivals in 2015. The information is contained in Namibia’s 2016 Tourist…

Market disruption is inevitable in the age of…

Airbnb has disrupted the local Namibian hospitality market, much like it did in other countries. It created a new market and proposition that did not previously exist. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with what they did.…