Remote Luxury: Namibia

Long before 2020 became the year of social distancing, Namibia was the ultimate destination for remote luxury. New properties are ever more high-end, and ever more private. Some are grand desert hideaways for only two…

Namibia ups parks, conservancy fees

Namibian is increasing entrance fees to its national parks, conservancies and protected areas so as to raise funds for maintenance and infrastructure maintenance in the facilities on the back of dwindling earnings due to COVID-19.…

Local tourism expo next week

LOCAL tourism is gaining some momentum, and all hands are on deck to save the industry. To this end, a 'Local Tourism Is Lekker' initiative has been initiated, and will run next week. The initiative…

Domestic tourism picks up in Etosha

Despite the negative impacts stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic, domestic tourism has been reported to have picked up with more locals visiting the Etosha National Park compared to international tourists. Etosha is one of the…

China could be a source market for Namibian…

China could emerge as a major source market for the Namibian tourism sector, hard hit by COVID-19 pandemic, a government official said on Wednesday. Romeo Muyunda, chief public relations officer in the Ministry of Environment,…

Nam tourism steadily recovering

<!-- --> Namibia’s tourism industry, bleeding from N$20 billion (approximately US$1,3 billion) losses incurred during the new coronavirus-induced economic decline, is slowly but surely finding its feet as people resume traveling to the country’s prime…