Namibia: High-Risk Classification a Blow for Tourism

Tourism and hospitality players say Namibia’s classification, as a high-risk destination is a huge blow to the already struggling sector due to uncontrollable levels of Covid-19 new infections and deaths.. The Centres for…

Namibia: UNWTO Honours Geingob for Commitment to Tourism

United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) secretary general Zurab Pololikashvili yesterday visited President Hage Geingob to brief him on the two-day UNWTO regional conference on brand Africa.. The conference, themed…

Namibia: African Ministers Confirm UNWTO Attendance

As Namibia expressed its readiness to host the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) Brand Africa conference, about eight African ministers confirmed their attendance for the global event.. This information…

Namibia updates entry requirements for international travellers

According to independently owned regional airline Airlink, Namibia has implemented revised entry requirements for travellers crossing into the country borders.. NAMIBIA REJECTS RAPID COVID-19 TESTS It will no longer be possible…

Namibia: Tourism Board Depletes Cash Reserves

The Namibia Tourism Board is depleting its cash reserves as the industry continues to suffer blows with the ever changing travel restrictions, said chief executive officer Digu //Naobeb.. //Naobeb, who was speaking at a press…

Namibia: Covid-19 and the Green Economy

Environment and tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta believes a transition to a greener economy offers an opportunity for the country to move out of the Covid-19 crisis towards a future that is food, water and energy-secure…..

Red list countries: All the high risk nations

From 17 May, international travel has been given the official go-ahead in England by the Global Travel Taskforce, subject to a traffic light system.. There will also be a “green watchlist”, which is a measure that the…

Namibia: Independent Investment Platform Seeks to Aquire Landmark Safari Hotel

Independent investment platform within the Kasada group, Kasada Capital Management on Wednesday announced their move to acquire the 414-key Safari Hotels and Conference Centre in Windhoek.The Windhoek Safari Hotels was established in 1966. During its 55-year history, Safari Hotels became a well-known landmark recognizable both within Namibia, and to…

Namibia: Kora Deal Concerns Raised in Vain

Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) chief executive officer Digu //Naobeb has told a High Court judge he was a lone voice when he raised concerns about an agreement the NTB concluded with a company that was supposed to stage the All Africa Kora Music Awards in Namibia in 2016.Testifying in the Windhoek High Court on Monday, //Naobeb told judge Herman Oosthuizen…

Namibia: Court Set to Seal Air Namibia’s Fate

The Windhoek High Court is today expected to grant a final order for Air Namibia’s liquidation after the embattled national airline was placed under provisional liquidation in late February.Acting High Court Judge Kobus Miller had postponed the matter to today in which the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) petitioned the court for Air Namibia’s compulsory…

Namibia: Gondwana Reinvents Itself During a Quiet Period in Tourism

The Gondwana Collection Namibian has turned the Gondwana Travel Centre in Windhoek in to an all-in-one hub for travel and safaris in Namibia as from 1 March.The centre will be used to support direct bookings to most local hotels and lodges as well as all their properties.Furthermore the centre will assist with car rental needs, travel support and…

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