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Blind Govt policies stifle tourism sector

The government's policies, regulations and limited knowledge of the tourism sector hamper the industry's growth and prevent the introduction of new product. This was the view of the director of tourism in the Ministry of…

Walvis Bay prioritises tourism

STAKEHOLDERS of the hospitality and tourism industry at Walvis Bay met on Thursday for the establishment of the Walvis Bay Tourism Forum. The forum was established by the Walvis Bay municipality in partnership with industry…

Unlocking //Kharas’ tourism potential

The //Kharas Regional Council leadership and other relevant stakeholders gathered in the capital of the south earlier this week to set the basis for the creation of a tourism forum. In her keynote address, delivered…

Cruise season boost for coastal economy

Swakopmund and Walvis Bay will be abuzz starting from tomorrow as thousands of tourists are expected to visit the two coastal towns within the next three months. The tourists will arrive via eight passenger liners…

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Austrian tourist killed by elephant in Namibia

A 59-year-old Austrian tourist has been killed by an elephant while on a camping trip in Namibia, the southern African country's Ministry of Environment and Tourism said Friday. The man, who has not been publicly…

Tourist bus catches fire

A tour trailer bus, belonging to a German tourism group Rotel, caught fire this morning on its way to Swakopmund from Sossusvlei. The Swakopmund Municipality fire chief, Adri Goosen, said an alert was received after…

Land Rover Experience tour set for November

One of the most famous off-road events in the automotive industry, the Land Rover Experience Tour will commence as of  Novembe. The destination of this year’s adventure tour is the Kavango- Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area…

Airlink Re-introduces its Early Flight to Windhoek

Airlink announced that it will be re-introducing its early morning flight between Cape Town and Windhoek from 18 November 2019. The additional morning flight will operate weekdays, Monday to Friday departing from Cape Town International…