Tourism

Long weekends and discounts promote ‘wanderlust’

51 minutes ago | 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 the countless discounts that many establishments are currently offering, some...

Torra Bay campsite remains closed

1 week 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 due to unforeseen circumstances. NWR acting managing director Dr Matthias...

No tax relief in sight

2 months ago - 22 March 2020 | Tourism

Swakopmund • [email protected] Not only is the tourism industry hoping for tax relief in the face of the mayhem caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, they feel there should also be a break, at least...

Covid-19 worries travel industry

2 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 later, the scenario is much different. “Some of my customers...

Garub graffiti making waves

2 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 reported about it, an extensive article was published in the...

Namibian tourism shows consistency

2 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

2 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 destination

3 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

4 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...

Tourism forum to be established

6 months ago - 17 November 2019 | Tourism

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The Walvis Bay Municipality will be establishing the Walvis Bay Tourism Forum in February 2020. At the announcement on...

Cruise liner traffic to pick up again

1 year - 11 February 2019 | Tourism

Passenger ship visits will once again increase in March after a noticeable absence of such occurrences to be recorded for the month of February. ...

Sur la Plage developer pleads for more time

1 year - 03 December 2018 | Tourism

Jessica BotesThe contentious ten-storey Sur la Plage development on the old swimming pool site at the Mole in Swakopmund, has been dealt another blow. The...

Tourism

Luxurious Amadea heading for Lüderitz

1 year - 12 November 2018 | Tourism

The Amadea arrived from Jamestown, Saint Helena, in the port of Walvis Bay on 9 November. The vessel visited Lüderitz today (11 November) en route...

North and coast conferences suffer...

1 year - 03 September 2018 | Tourism

Ellanie SmitTourism businesses at especially the coast and in the north of Namibia are feeling the pinch since government decided to cut on travel spending...

Tourism frames for Swakopmund

1 year - 06 July 2018 | Tourism

Jessica BotesA request by Swakop Info to erect two yellow tourist picture frames around town has been approved by the Swakopmund town council. The frames...

Coveted HAN award for local...

1 year - 29 June 2018 | Tourism

Jessica Botes The owner of the Alte Brücke Resort in Swakopmund, Albie van Biljon Senior, received the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) Personality of the...

Tourism sector experiencing turbulent times...

2 years ago - 24 May 2018 | Tourism

The FNB/ Federation of Namibian Tourism Associations (Fenata) travel index weakened by 8.4% in the fourth quarter of 2017 as the tourism season winds down....

Coast remains favourite holiday destination...

2 years ago - 29 December 2017 | Tourism

Otis Finck Thousands of holidaymakers once again flocked to the coast to soak up some sun and enjoy the waves this holiday season. ...

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