Tourism

Rebirth planned for tourism sector

3 days ago - 24 November 2021 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] 18 months after the corona crisis brought the tourism industry to its knees, government is in the process of developing a Tourism Sector Recovery Plan. In the coming weeks, the first draft...

Three lucky Namleisure winners

3 weeks ago - 05 November 2021 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) ran a social media giveaway competition during the second half of October on all its social media pages. Participants had to enter by liking NWR’s Instagram, Facebook and Twitter pages, tagging...

Influencer programme generates great interest

1 month - 27 October 2021 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) collaborated with ten social media influencers on its first-ever social media influencer programme, to create awareness of its resorts to a younger demographic.The programme provided each influencer with an opportunity to...

Internal discord in the tourism sector

1 month - 08 October 2021 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] Namibia Travel and Tourism Forum (NTTF) and its founder Nrupesh Soni have been making headlines for months - and not always for good reason. Now the Namibian Tourism Board (NTB) has joined...

Reaching for the stars

1 month - 07 October 2021 | Tourism

Between 24 August and 21 September 2021, the Universities of Namibia and Oxford jointly offered a free online “Introduction to Astronomy And Astrotourism” (AAA) course to several hundred participants.The course provided relevant and theoretical information...

Planning a holiday? Shark Island is ready for you!

2 months ago - 27 September 2021 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Limited, which initially planned to renovate its Shark Island campsite in the 2019/2020 financial year, had to postpone its plans due...

Travel local

2 months ago - 12 September 2021 | Tourism

Domestic tourism offers the main chance for driving recovery to the tourism industry, after the noticeable decline in the number of tourists in the year...

Pay cuts continue at NWR

2 months ago - 29 August 2021 | Tourism

In July this year, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Limited announced the need to cut employees’ salaries as a last resort after it had exhausted all...

Top tips for great customer service

3 months ago - 17 August 2021 | Tourism

Windhoek • Raven Ntjamba Customer service in Namibia does not often get positive reviews. However, different organisations and individuals have invested in several ways to...

Massive decline in tourism arrivals

3 months ago - 12 August 2021 | Tourism

Windhoek • Ellanie SmitThere were only 169 565 tourist arrivals last year, compared to more than 1.595 million the previous year, indicating an 89% decline...

Pandemic batters pre-Covid 19 tourism optimism

3 months ago - 11 August 2021 | Tourism

Windhoek • [email protected] August 2021 United Nations report on Namibian tourism documents the extreme plunge of the sector’s optimism for the future in the aftermath...

NWR reassigns resort managers

3 months ago - 06 August 2021 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Limited has effected changes within its operations to prepare the organisation for the remainder of the year and beyond.In light of...

Tourism

Meet NWR’s influencers

4 months ago - 01 July 2021 | Tourism

Between 24 and 31 May, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) gave social media influencers the chance to submit a two-page proposal highlighting why NWR should collaborate...

Black Friday booking extension allowed...

5 months ago - 22 June 2021 | Tourism

Throughout the past 15 months, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) needed to find innovative ways to sustain its business. Through various specials, such as its Black...

New owners for iconic Safari...

6 months ago - 12 May 2021 | Tourism

Funds advised by Kasada Capital Management today announced the acquisition of the 414-key Safari Hotels and Conference Centre in Windhoek. This transaction will be made...

Nam to host UN WTO...

6 months ago - 09 May 2021 | Tourism

Namibia will host the United Nations World Tourism Regional Conference, aimed at branding and enhancing the image of Africa as a tourist destination next month.The...

Park fees increase

7 months 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...

/Ai-/Ais to reopen later

7 months 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...

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