Africa: Air Zimbabwe To Receive Two Malaysian Boeing 777s

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Air Zimbabwe is set to take delivery of its first two Boeing 777s. The B77-200(ER)s are currently owned by Malaysia Airlines and are being prepared to be released. CH-Aviation reports that the deal was negotiated by the government of Zimbabwe. The two airliners were in operation for nearly 14 years before being retired by the Malaysian carrier. The models were […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe Tourism Authority eyes global media

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THE Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is working on consolidating and further expanding its global market share through perception management by continuously engaging international media in its destination marketing drive. ln the past, false media reports have stifled the country’s economic turnaround efforts through scaring away arrivals and potential investors. However, the Second Republic’s re-engagement strategy as well as the “Zimbabwe […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe Tourism Authority appoints Mr Givemore Chidzidzi as Acting CEO

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The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), has appointed Mr Givemore Chidzidzi as the Acting CEO of the organisation. Chidzidzi takes over from Economist Mrs Rita Likukuma who has been acting as chief executive of the organisation since February 1, 2019. Mr Chidzidzi is a well-educated experienced man, very humble, approachable and has passion in the development of Tourism in Africa. Mr […]

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Africa: Bail denied for Zimbabwe Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira

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Zimbabwe Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira today had to abandon her Prado, Cruiser, Benz, to fit into the prison truck. Just a couple of days ago the minister was in London only to get home and to be arrested for corruption. The minister was arrested for corruption on Thursday. Environment, Tourism, and Hospitality Industry Minister Prisca Mupfumira, who appeared in court […]

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Africa: Devastating Impact Of The U.S. Sanctions On Zimbabwe

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December 12 Movement decries devastating effects of sanctions on Zimbabwe imposed after former President Robert Mugabe’s 2000 land reforms. Zimbabwe’s land reform programme of 2000 led the United States of America to impose illegal sanctions under the so-called Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act, 2001 (ZIDERA) which is subject to annual extensions, the latest being in January 2019. Supplementing the […]

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Africa: Airzim, MackAir sign routes deal

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National flag carrier, Air Zimbabwe, has signed a partnership deal with Botswana-based Mack Air that will see the two airlines jointly operating routes from Harare and Victoria Falls to major tourists destinations. The deal will also see the two operating daily regional scheduled air services between Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa and Mozambique. In a joint news release issued yesterday, the […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe’s sudden currency reform – a reaction from within

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In the news again the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has decided that as from 24 June 2019 the Zimbabwe dollar is the sole currency for legal tender purposes. (through Statutory Instrument (SI) 142 of 2019. What does this mean? Well, it’s not as bad as it sounds. Here is an extract from Adventure Zone’s Brent Williamson which gives a clearer […]

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Africa: Air Zimbabwe looks to restrict foreign operators to Harare

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Air Zimbabwe has proposed restricting foreign carriers to Harare Int’l given concerns their use of Victoria Falls and Bulawayo has cannibalised traffic from the Zimbabwean capital, thereby impacting the state-owned carrier. Speaking to The Sunday Mail newspaper, assistant administrator Tonderayi Mukubvu said restricting Zimbabwe to a single international gateway would force foreign carriers to use Air Zimbabwe for last-leg flights […]

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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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