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All Roads Lead to Lüderitz

THE southern port of Lüderitz is preparing for two events that are set to generate significant income for the harbour town's local economy in April and May. The first event, which has become a highlight…

Tourism to Africa is new top Destination for…

A survey shows a record high number of Chinese respondents—more than 60%—who plan to travel in-depth in 2018. “In-depth travels” is a term used by travel websites in China to describe the type of trips…

Geingob urges lawmakers to expedite Africa visa process

President Hage Geingob has urged lawmakers to honour a Cabinet resolution and African Union (AU) Agenda 2063 by speeding up the process of abolishing travel restrictions for all African officials and diplomat passport holders. AU…

Gross Barmen increases fees to ensure the upkeep…

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) recently increased its day visitor entrance fee at Gross Barmen Resort to N$200 per person. The price adjustment is for day visitors intending to make use of the braai facilities and…

NTB tells staff to resign

THE Namibia Tourism Board last week told workers that they could resign if they wished to because some of them were accused of leaking company information to the media. An unsigned internal memo leaked to…

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MET overwhelmed by disciplinary cases

Windhoek-The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) is overwhelmed by the increase in disciplinary cases recorded due to misconduct by employees. According to the ministry spokesperson Romeo Muyunda, the main reasons for these cases stem…

Africa’s most popular tourist destinations

Africa’s most popular tourist destinations. Tourism is an important economic activity globally. Apart from direct economic impact, the industry has direct and indirect impacts. In Africa, global tourist arrivals grew by eight per cent last year and the rise is…