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Covid-hit tourism sector hopes for revival

The largest public tourism operator, the Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR), as well as the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) have welcomed the tourism revival initiative set to take place between 15 July and 15 August…

Namibia explores fast-track tourism reopening

The Namibian government, in collaboration with the tourism and hospitality sector, will conduct a targeted international tourism revival initiative between July 15 and August 15 as part of its efforts to fast-track the opening of…

Namibia to open its borders

NAMIBIA will be the first country in the southern African region to open up its borders to international tourists after the outbreak of the global Covid-19 pandemic. This is to avert continued job losses in…

Wildlife Gets Bulk of Environment Budget

THE Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has allocated 36% of its budget to wildlife and protected area management. This was announced by minister of environment, forestry and tourism Pohamba Shifeta during his budget motivation…

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Air Namibia Discontinues Charter Flights

Air Namibia this week announced that it has discontinued all charter flights with immediate effect. The cancellation of the service will affect at least four flights that were scheduled for South Africa, the UK, and…

HAN wants responsible reopening of borders

The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) says although Namibia received praise for jump-starting the local tourism sector by opening hospitality establishments, it wants to see an orderly and responsible reopening of the country’s borders to…

Gondwana not retrenching yet – Namibian

GONDWANA Collection Namibia will not retrench any of its 1 000 plus workers for now due to the impact of Covid-19 on the tourism and hospitality sector, but will use its reserves to keep them.…