Africa: Air Zim’s Embraer delivery imminent , two B777s on way

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AIR ZIMBABWE is on the brink of replenishing its fleet amid indications that the national airliner would take delivery of an Embraer ERJ 145 tentatively in the next two weeks. It has also emerged that the delivery of two Boeing 777-200 ERs acquired from Malaysia is now imminent. Government plans to revive the flag carrier as part of broad efforts […]

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News: Zimbabwe hotels named among Africa’s best

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DESTINATION Zimbabwe continues to attract world attention as some of its hotels have been named among the best in Africa. Recently Frommer and National Geographic Traveller named Zimbabwe as one of the 19 must-see tourism destinations in the world in 2019 while another report by Lonely Planet listed Zimbabwe as the third destination the world must see next year. Frommer […]

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Africa: How Zimbabwe has become the world’s top tourist destination

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A few weeks ago, Lonely Planet, perhaps the number one travel publication in the world, released their top 10 countries to visit in 2019. Zimbabwe was number three. A few days later, National Geographic released their own 2019 ‘cool list’ of must-visit destinations. Again Zimbabwe featured highly, coming ninth in the world, and the top destination in Africa. Soon after, […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe plans to privatise Airline seeks consent by 23rd November

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Struggling Zimbabwe national carrier, Air Zimbabwe is on the market as the government of the country has invited bids from investors for the state-owned airline. According to an online report by vanguardngr.com, President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government is pushing ahead with a drive to privatise and end state funding to the loss-making firms. Air Zimbabwe, which owes foreign and domestic creditors […]

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Africa: ZTA CEO Karioga Kaseke is still in charge of Zimbabwe Tourism

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Contrary to stories making the rounds of The imminent exit of Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Boss, Karioga Kaseke, he is still much around and is not planning to leave his highly demanding Job. KK as he is known has steered the ship of Zimbabwe Tourism through the Turbulent years of the past President. Inspite of the sanctions levied against Zimbabwe by […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe and Zambia sign 4 MOUs including a Tourism pact for Victoria Falls

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Zimbabwe and Zambia yesterday signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) as the two sister republics moved to elevate and deepen their historical and economic relations. President Mnangagwa and his Zambian counterpart President Edgar Chagwa Lungu oversaw the signing ceremony at the Zambian State House. The signing ceremony followed a two-day meeting of the 17th Session of the Zimbabwe-Zambia Joint Permanent […]

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Africa: Loss Making Air Zimbabwe Placed Under Reconstruction

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STRUGGLING national airliner, Air Zimbabwe has been placed under reconstruction due to continuous failure to generate profits to remain commercially viable. Under general notice 758 of 2018 published in the Government Gazette Friday, Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi issued a reconstruction order in relation to Air Zimbabwe Limited and Air Zimbabwe Holdings Private Limited. “I hereby appoint Reggie Saruchera, lead partner […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe retains Tourism Minister as new Cabinet is Announced

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Zimbabwe President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has formed a new cabinet retain the country’s minister of tourism, Priscah Mupfumira. On 30 November 2017, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who succeeded ousted President Robert Mugabe, formed a new cabinet. On 3 December 2017, Mnangagwa replaced two of his ministers amidst criticism by opposition parties. Also, on 7 September 2018, President Mnangagwa appointed a new cabinet after […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe will reclaim its Tourism Market share says CEO as Sanganai Buyers arrive

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The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) says the country’s political transition and renewed tourist interest in Zimbabwe have ushered in an “exciting time” for the industry, just over a week before it hosts the 2018 Sanganai/Hlanganani world tourism expo in Bulawayo. The regulatory body, which is also charged with the promotion of sustainable tourism growth and development in the country, will […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe Signs $8.2 Billion in Tourism Deals with Chinese Group

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There’s a whole host of developing nations hitching their wagons to China in the hopes of development opportunities, tourism included. Zimbabwe is one of many with big hopes tied to their relationship with China. At the center of this effort is the Chinese company International International Holdings Group, who has signed an MoU with Zimbabwe’s government for a $1.2 billion […]

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