Loading

Swakopmund is ‘town of the year’

SWAKOPMUND on Sunday became Namibia's second KykNET Kwela town of the year recipient. KykNET is the Afrikaans channel on DsTV, and Kwela is a programme which specifically focuses on news and entertainment in that language.…

Westair cleared for take-off

WESTAIR Aviation has officially become a scheduled passenger airline in Namibia after it was granted carrier status by the Namibian Transport Commission. In line with this, the airline's first scheduled passenger flight will take off…

Air Namibia in steep descent

TheCabinet committee on policy is examining the idea of liquidating Air Namibia as the ailing parastatal continues its descent into a financial sinkhole. Public enterprises minister Leon Jooste revealed this at a press conference in…

Visit the Tourism Expo and have a look…

SunCycles, the innovative group behind the growing number of E-Bikes, recently received the National Energy Globe Award, presented to them in Windhoek by the Minister of Mines and Energy, Hon Tom Alweendo and the Deputy…

China’s ICBC launches joint program with Namibian Bank

Xicheng District-headquartered Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. in association with Standard Bank Namibia unveiled the 'I Go Namibia' program on May 23. 'I Go Namibia' program is intended to promote bilateral tourism between…

Going, going, going, gone. Erindi sold at last,…

The third-richest man in Mexico, Alberto Baillères (87), worth about US$11 billion according to Forbes, is in the final stages of a transaction to acquire full ownership of Erindi Game Ranch. Mr Baillères, described in…

Loading

The 7-Rivers Journey of Discovery

A cyclist takes on a 4 000-kilometre journey across Namibia to highlight the importance of both e-mobility and e-connectivity to ultimately empower rural communities. ON 13 May 2019, Steve Galloway pedalled off on a 4…

Zambezi tourism flop ‘needs’ N$35 million

The state-owned Zambezi Water Front Tourism Park in north-eastern Namibia, which has already gobbled up N$180 million in taxpayers' money, could cost an additional N$35 million to reopen. The government shut the tourist centre, set…

Namibia wins big at travel indaba

NAMIBIA won the best exhibition stand at the 2019 Africa travel indaba in Durban, South Africa on Saturday. The trade show, which took place from 1-3 May, is among the largest tourism marketing events on…

NTB vows to remain committed to conservation

The Namibian Tourism Board (NTB) has vowed that it shall remain committed to conservation to ensure that more rural Namibian communities continue to benefit from wildlife conservation tourism. These remarks were made by its chief…