FlyWestair now FlyNamibia

FlyWestair rebranded to FlyNamibia as of 1 November 2021 and announced new connections from Windhoek-Eros to Etosha, Sossusvlei and Swakopmund as well as between Katima Mulilo and Victoria Falls as of April 2022. FN Press…

Airlink to test its first IATA Travel Pass…

Privately-owned Southern African airline, Airlink will become the first carrier in Southern Africa to trial the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass and will try it out on its flights between South Africa and…

Covid exposes cracks in tourism industry unity

AMID ongoing infighting between tourism organisations, the Federation of Namibia Tourism Associations (Fenata) said tensions between various tourism bodies are the result of Covid-19 exposing discrepancies in the sector. Fenata chairperson Netumbo Nashandi said this…

Namibia is now off the US high risk

Namibia is now off the high risk and into the moderate risk list in The United States Of America. As announced by the presidency this proclamation is effective at 12:01 a.m. eastern standard time on…

Kenyans appreciating Namibian scenery

A group of Kenyan travellers recently had a girls’ trip to the Land of the Brave, and have been praising Namibia’s scenic beauty, friendly locals and calmness – apart from the rough ocean on their catamaran…

Fenata Says Malicious Attacks Wreak Havoc On Local…

The member associations of Federation of Namibian Tourism Associations (FENATA) recently distanced themselves from what they deem ongoing malicious attacks and slander, perpetrated by the Namibia Travel and Tourism Forum (NTTF), which FENATA said is…

NTB gets N$8 million Govt lifeline

THE Namibia Tourism Board will receive N$8 million from the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism to keep it afloat amid financial woes brought on by Covid-19 travel restrictions. This was confirmed by Namibia Tourism…

Tourism sector speaks as one voice

To realign the organisation internally and to facilitate a united strategy going forward, the Federation of Namibian Tourism Association (FENATA) recently held a special meeting with FENATA exco members and exco members of various member…