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Namibia to issue on-arrival visas to 47 countries

Namibia have selected 47 countries for visas on arrival. All three categories of passports, being ordinary, diplomatic and official or service passports are accommodated for purposes of the visa issuance on arrival. This was revealed…

No employment permit needed for conservation tourism

Individuals who wish to enter Namibia for conservation tourism will now be required to apply for ordinary holiday visas instead of employment permits or work visas. This was announced in a media statement issued on…

National parks vital for biodiversity conservation

NAMIBIA'S national parks are a vital tool for conserving the country's biodiversity, says environment and tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta. “By managing parks well, their irreplaceable assets and unlimited potential will be conserved for future generations.…

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Air Namibia declared insolvent

Namibia's flagship airline, Air Namibia is now in a state of insolvency, a company official told Xinhua on Wednesday. Considerations on whether to keep the airline as a state-owned entity or offload it to a…

Airlines eye stake in Air Namibia – Namibian

Three major airlines – South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and German-based Lufthansa – have all shown interest in acquiring part of cash-strapped Air Namibia. This is set out in the latest documents seen by The…

Walvis Bay to Net More Tourists, Thanks to…

Sushi and success: Walvis Bay to net more tourists, thanks to upgraded port With its sand dunes and abundant birdlife, Walvis Bay is already an important centre of tourism activity in Namibia. The bay is…