Govt to focus on women, youth in tourism

NAMIBIA, being a youthful nation with mainly women-headed households, needs an agenda which cannot exclude women and young people. This was said by Seimy Shidute, the deputy executive director of administration, planning and tourism in…

Dysfunctional European airports dent Nam tourism

DYSFUNCTIONAL airports at Namibia's top tourist markets might limit the number of flights coming to Namibia, thereby limiting tourist inflows into the country, until the situation has been resolved. According to a report by Simonis…

How Kenya & Namibia tourism survived the pandemic…

A new case study detailing how collaboration and resilience were key to Kenya and Namibia’s conservation and tourism industries survival of the COVID-19 pandemic was released at the IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) this…

Diplomats implored to become tourists

International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has encouraged heads of diplomatic missions assigned to Namibia to explore the country, saying it is a vast country with cities, towns and villages that are all unique in their…

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…