Tourism

Park fees increase

1 week ago - 09 April 2021 | Tourism

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has introduced new park entrance and conservation fees for visitors, effective 1 April 2021.In a media statement, the ministry said that due to a shortfall in resources needed...

/Ai-/Ais to reopen later

1 week ago - 07 April 2021 | Tourism

Following flash floods earlier this year, Namibia Wildlife Resorts Limited (NWR) closed its /Ai-/Ais Hot Springs and Spa.The flooding resulted in the rivers along the resort overflowing, causing damage to infrastructure.NWR had initially anticipated the...

NAC in the black – Jooste

3 weeks ago - 28 March 2021 | Tourism

Despite the bleak global economy and low air traffic, Public Enterprises Minister Leon Jooste gave the assurance that the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) is financially solvent and remains able to pay its debts.Jooste said this...

Increased focus on customers

3 weeks ago - 28 March 2021 | Tourism

Just over a year ago, the world was confronted by the devastating impact of Covid-19. During this period, the tourism sector was one of the hardest-hit sectors.Being the sector that Namibia Wildlife Resorts Limited (NWR)...

Mudflinging in the tourism industry

1 month - 17 March 2021 | Tourism

Swakopmund • Erwin LeuschnerAt the centre of a dispute in the tourism industry is Nrupesh Soni, who has made several allegations against many local tourism associations.The conflict was triggered by a report recently published on...

Take a (weekday) break

1 month - 03 March 2021 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) announced that it will be running its 70% Independence discount during weekdays in March 2021 in commemoration of Namibia's 31st Independence...

One stop travel shop

1 month - 02 March 2021 | Tourism

Gondwana Collection Namibia is using the quiet period in tourism to reinvent itself.As from 1 March 2021, the Gondwana Travel Centre in Windhoek is acting...

Restructuring recommended

2 months ago - 17 February 2021 | Tourism

Windhoek • [email protected] the end of last year, the independent analyst Rainer Ritter prepared a report as part of an investigation by the Ministry of...

‘Domestic tourism only option’ – LTIL

4 months ago - 07 December 2020 | Tourism

The Local Tourism Is Lekker (LTIL) Expo and Networking Event took place at Droombos on the outskirts of the capital last week, offering more than...

New look for NWR’s website

4 months ago - 04 December 2020 | Tourism

If anything, 2020 demonstrated the importance of an online presence, allowing for seamless and faster communication between organisations and clients.In light of this, Namibia Wildlife...

Book now for ‘Miles’ and more

5 months ago - 18 November 2020 | Tourism

With a few weeks left before the festive season begins, several travellers are looking forward to taking a long-deserved break after the challenging year that...

Local Tourism Is Lekker hosts expo

5 months ago - 11 November 2020 | Tourism

The Local Tourism Is Lekker Initiative hosts an expo and networking event from 1 to 3 December, showcasing local tourism, especially during (but not limited...

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More of Namibia, for locals

6 months ago - 15 October 2020 | Tourism

Local companies Hollard Namibia and Venture Media’s launched a new tourism relief project called This is Namibia for locals, and that allows Hollard MyLife, Personal...

Take a breather here!

6 months ago - 08 October 2020 | Tourism

After months of hardships and the most challenging time that the sector has seen to date and in response to the Minister of Industrialization, Trade...

Local tour guides ready for...

6 months ago - 23 September 2020 | Tourism

When Covid-19 struck Namibia in March this year, the local tourism industry came to a complete standstill.Fast forward a few months and as stringent regulations...

NWR board, senior management cut...

6 months ago - 21 September 2020 | Tourism

For the past six months, all tourism companies have been severely affected by Covid-19.Namibia Wildlife Resorts Limited (NWR) being one of the dominate players was...

Accommodation restriction scrapped for tourists

7 months ago - 09 September 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] has relaxed the strict requirements for travelling to the country, scrapping a previously introduced seven-day residence requirement as a form of quarantine.Tourists...

Planning ahead

7 months ago - 03 September 2020 | Tourism

The Namibian tourism industry is currently experiencing one of its biggest challenges in recorded history and memory. As with all companies in Namibia and the...

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