Eurowings Discover begins operations in Windhoek

Lufthansa Group’s newest leisure airline, Eurowings Discover on Wednesday touched down for the first time in Namibia from Germany’s Frankfurt. The Airbus A330-200 which arrived at the Hosea Kutako International Airport operates five weekly connections…

NWR to cut salaries, working hours

NAMIBIA Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has opted to reduce its employees' basic salaries and working hours from August in an attempt to keep the company afloat over the short term. This comes as a result of…

Boat operators excited about end of lockdown

BOAT owners at Walvis Bay are looking forward to the start of the new week, following the lifting of travel restrictions between regions by president Hage Geingob. They say the series of lockdowns, since last…

Deutschland streicht afrikanische Staaten von Virusvariantenliste

Aufatmen in den Tourismusregionen: Die Bundesregierung stuft nach F.A.Z.-Informationen kein afrikanisches Land mehr als besonders heiklen Herkunftsstaat ein. Zwei Länder in Lateinamerika bleiben aber auf der Liste. Riesenjubel in Afrika, Enttäuschung in Lateinamerika: Im Kampf…

Russia and Namibia go visa-free

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation issued a statement today, announcing that the agreement between Russia and Namibia on mutual abolition of entry visas goes into effect on August 2, 2021. “In…

Press Release: O&L Leisure

“The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism industry in particular, and the commensurate mitigating measures taken by governments around the world whereby industry revenues collapsed, can be described as worse than the…

Travel plans depend on vaccination brand

NOT all Covid-19 vaccines are equal when it comes to freedom to travel, as some countries only accept people who have been vaccinated with certain vaccines, and not brands such as AstraZeneca and Sinopharm. Several…