Africa: Zimbabwe leading Tourism Company RTG declares increased income for 2018

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Zimbabwe leading tourism company RTG has declared a revenue of $34.3 million, an increase from the 2018 year. The company delivered a strong performance in 2018 achieving revenues of $34.3 million which was 27% above the prior year despite an increasingly challenging economic climate. This performance was supported by increased occupancies and Average Daily Rate (ADR) which grew by 6% […]

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Africa: Know more about Zimbabwe Tourism Minister asks Citizens

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Zimbabwean Government has called on stakeholders in the tourism sector, especially hoteliers, to come up with affordable and attractive packages to boost domestic market. This came out during the official opening of the Mutarazi Skywalk and Zipliner in Nyanga on Friday by Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Prisca Mupfumira. She urged people to consider taking holidays within the country. […]

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Africa: All set for inaugural Zimbabwe Food and Culture Festival

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Zimbabwe’s efforts to boost domestic tourism pick up a gear with the inaugural Zimbabwe Food and Culture Festival scheduled to run in the capital from 23 – 25 May 2019 in the Harare Gardens from 0800 hours to 6 pm everyday. Preparations for the event are at an advanced stage. The festival’s main objective is to promote and restore cultural […]

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Tourism: Zambia and Zimbabwe push for a single visa in Southern Africa

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In a bid to improve trade and free movement of people across borders of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Zimbabwe and Zambia are pushing for the adoption of the Uni-visa among member countries. Efforts to promote the concept include a regional roadshow, but this can only happen if other member countries of the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) […]

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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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