Tourism

Accommodation restrictions scrapped for tourists

1 week ago - 09 September 2020 | Tourism

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

NWR looks to the future

1 week ago - 08 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 world over, the past five months have been challenging and...

Tourism needs clarity; record low in bed nights

4 weeks ago - 23 August 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] is considered to be the beginning of Namibia’s high tourism season. While there was an average bed occupancy of almost 60% in July last year, it now stands at only 7.34% -...

Toerisme bedryf se kommer aangespreek

1 month - 04 August 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] Besighede in die toerisme bedryf bevind hulself in ’n penarie sedert die sluiting van die land se grense vir toeriste weens Covid-19. ’n Inwoner van Swakopmund, Christina Synott, het egter...

Doing it the 'Segway'

1 month - 28 July 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] business idea for Eco-Gliding Tours originated from her prior travel experiences, explains owner Kula Muatunga (24). “I have travelled quite a bit and almost everywhere, Segway tours were on offer,” she says.Muatunga...

Could you be Namibia’s Tourist of the Year?

1 month - 25 July 2020 | Tourism

If you love creating videos and sharing them on social media platforms, you stand the chance of not only winning a great prize, you can...

Prepare, wait and see

1 month - 25 July 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] “Prepare and wait.”This is the conclusion of a five-page letter that the Tour and Safari Association of Namibia (TASA) sent to...

Tourism sector seeks clarity

1 month - 22 July 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] “The delay in setting a date for reopening the country’s borders to tourism, as well as clarity surrounding government promises of...

Vrot diens saboteer toerisme

2 months ago - 23 June 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] Die gehalte van kliëntediens is ’n groot probleem wat juis nou aangespreek moet word, sê Paul Ndjambula, mede-eienaar van Swakop...

Toerismebedryf teiken Namibiërs

3 months ago - 09 June 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] Die toerisme- en gasvryheidsbedryf sit sedert die toepassing van inperkings in Maart vanjaar met hul hande in hul hare. Heiko...

Long weekends and discounts promote ‘wanderlust’

3 months ago - 28 May 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] After the easing of travel restrictions, many Namibians used the past long weekend to take a mini break, and thanks to...

Torra Bay campsite remains closed

4 months ago - 19 May 2020 | Tourism

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) announced yesterday that its Torra Bay campsite, which was set to open from 16 to 24 May 2020, will not open...

Tourism

Covid-19 worries travel industry

6 months ago - 11 March 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] Just a month ago, the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) announced an increase in visitor numbers to Namibia.A few short weeks...

Garub graffiti making waves

6 months ago - 08 March 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] More and more international media have begun following the graffiti issue in Namibia. Not only has the British news agency BBC...

Namibian tourism shows consistency

6 months ago - 02 March 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • Contributed The Hospitality Association of Namibia’s (HAN) tourism accommodation statistics report for 2019 shows 1% growth on 2018, with 53.5% overall occupancy...

Vandals cause consternation

6 months ago - 01 March 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] Namibians are furious after the vandalism of the historic Garub ruins by four visitors to the country. Since images of the...

Namibia National Geographic’s top travel...

6 months ago - 23 February 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] International science and tourism magazine National Geographic published a list of the top 20 travel destinations for the year, calling these countries...

Besoekers aan ruskamp krimp aansienlik...

8 months ago - 07 January 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund · [email protected] Aansienlik minder mense het die feesseisoen in Swakopmund se munisipale bungalows gaan uitspan. Statistiek toon ‘n skerp daling. ‘n Hele 1...

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