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Africa is still today one of those regions most people know little about. However, this continent is much more than just a massive shape somewhere in the south: it’s a continent with more than 50 different countries in it, over 1 billion inhabitants and an incredible diversity in people, culture, language, climate and scenery. From desert… read more
River cruises have been a popular way to explore Europe from a different angle for quite some time, but it's not something people necessarily associate with an Africa vacation. However, river cruises are gaining popularity on the continent as an "out-of-the-box" way to experience a safari.
The Zambezi Queen Collection, a memb… read more
Qatar Airways and Airlink have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travellers more choices, enhanced services and greater connectivity between 45 destinations in 13 countries across southern Africa and the rest of the world.
This new codeshare agreement means travellers can enjoy the simplicity of purchasing c… read more
THINGS are looking positive as the tourism sector heads towards
recovery, says Hotel Association of Namibia (HAN) chief executive
officer Gitta Paetzold.
Her optimism stems from data showing
that a national hotel occupancy rate of 39,4% was recorded during May
2022, up from 36,5% in the prior month and 25,1% in May… read more
The Government of Namibia has reiterated its commitments to the development of the tourism sector and made it a key economic driver as the sector rebounds.
The country through the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation led by the Executive Director Ambassador Penda A. Naanda, echoed this sentiment when they paid a working visi… read more
Namibia's President Dr. Hage G. Geingob announced on the occasion of the 44th Covid-19 briefing on the national response measures on 14 June … read more
Namibia's Mininstry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) has announced that eleven black rhino carcasses without horns have been di… read more
While 2021/22 was a disappointment for the South African cruise sector thanks to the Omicron variant, 2022/23 is looking to be much better, with 48 roundtrip itineraries scheduled.
The emergence of the Omicron variant in late 2021 forced many cruise lines to cancel their planned homeporting seasons in Cape Town, and when MSC Cruises pushed… read more
The upcoming luxury expedition cruise ship World Traveller of Atlas Ocean Voyages will cruise to and from Cape Town at the end of her Antarctica season in March, 2024.
World Traveller, the second of a planned five ships for the new luxury expedition cruise line, will offer two unique transatlantic crossings to bookend the Antarctica… read more
Despite the Covid-19 wreckage that gobbled the tourism industry globally, the international tourist arrival trends to Namibia from January to December 2021 indicate regaining 37.81% of the lost market when compared to 2020 figures, and 2022 is showing continued increases in arrivals.
As with almost all other countries, touris… read more