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Namibia: Hope On the Horizon for Reeling Tourism…

The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) says it is delighted by government's decision to gradually reopen borders to help revive the tourism industry. This comes after President Hage Geingob on Friday announced the commencement of…

Tourism director bows out

Tourism and gaming director Sem Shikongo has left the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism after 13 years. In a letter to the industry on Friday, Shikongo said it was an honour and a privilege…

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Parks to charge conservation fees

In addition to existing park entrance fees, the environment and tourism ministry will introduce the payment of a conservation fee, which will be charged to all visitors to national parks and game parks in addition…

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…

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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…