Tourism

Influencer programme generates great interest

5 hours ago | 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

2 weeks ago - 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

2 weeks ago - 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!

4 weeks 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 to Covid-19.However, the project commenced in April this year and...

Travel local

1 month - 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 2020, compared to 2019.This, according to Minister of Environment and...

Pay cuts continue at NWR

1 month - 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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...

More pay cuts at NWR

3 months ago - 09 July 2021 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts announced another round of paycuts for staff at all levels for a period not exceeding three months, starting in August.In a media...

Meet NWR’s influencers

3 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...

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New owners for iconic Safari...

5 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...

5 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

6 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

6 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...

NAC in the black –...

7 months 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...

Increased focus on customers

7 months 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...

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