Qatar to invest in NWR

Qatar's government wants to work closely with the state-owned Namibia Wildlife Resorts to scale up cooperation in Namibia's hospitality sector. The Namibian Presidency announced this in a media statement on Monday afternoon, following the arrival…

Tourism sector moving towards normalcy

THE proportion of Namibians visiting local tourism establishments continued to decline with a 37,7% share during April 2022 compared to 43,7% during the prior month. According to the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN), this is…

Kapofi unaware of Grootfontein tourist arrest

MINISTER of defence and veterans affairs Frans Kapofi says he is not aware of the arrest of two South African tourists who allegedly took pictures of the Grootfontein military base. According to Otjozondjupa police spokesperson…

National Tourism Satellite Account launched

The Tourism Satellite Account (TSA), which provides a basis for the country to move further towards resilience and economic diversification was recently launched on 19 May in Windhoek, according to a recently released UN Namibia…

Scheduled Bus Services

Intercape Mainliner (www.intercape.co.za) connects Namibia with South Africa as well as the Namibian towns from the south via Windhoek to the central coastal area and the north up to Oshikango. Within Namibia there are many…

Rehabilitation starts on Katima Mulilo airport runway

THE Namibian Government together with state-owned enterprise Namibia Airports Company (NAC) on 9 June commissioned the Katima Mulilo Airport Runway Rehabilitation Project to improve the landing and take-off of aircraft at the strategically located airport…

Exploring the Exploradio App

JANA-MARIE Tors (JT) is a speaker and actress, mom of two, and has founded SmilingKidsNamibia, which trains young actors to be clowns and offers local hospitals shows. She is also the founder of the start-up…

Omusati conservancy to venture into ecotourism

THE search is on by the Uukolokadhi-Ruacana conservancy to find a private tourism enterprise to launch an ecotourism accommodation facility and campsite at the breathtaking Ruacana Falls. The coordinator of the conservancy, Martha Kamati, says…

Namibia expects over 500 000 tourists

Despite the Covid-19 wreckage that gobbled the tourism industry globally, the international tourist arrival trends to Namibia from January to December 2021 indicate regaining 37.81% of the lost market when compared to 2020 figures, and…