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Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Estate Re-Opens

Hospitality giant, Africa Albida Tourism (AAT) has announced the reopening of Victoria Falls Safari Lodge estate tomorrow after a three month hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic which saw all hotels being closed. The hotel will be partially open as the process starts on a gradual and cautious note to monitor and curb the pandemic […]

Zim Tourism Could Lose US$1 Billion Due To COVID-19

The Zimbabwe tourism sector could lose between US$0.5 -1.1 billion in tourism revenue due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown across the globe. The widespread of the coronavirus has crippled most economies around the world but tourism has been hard hit as tourist remain grounded. Zimbabwe has not been spared as the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority estimates […]

ZTA Remains Optimistic Of Rebound Post COVID-19

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA)Acting Chief Executive, Givemore Chidzidzi says he is optimistic that the tourism sector will make a rebound post the COVID-19 period through investing in human capital and service excellence as part of the recovery strategy. Tourism has been hard hit by travel restrictions across the world due to the coronavirus but […]

The First Destination Spa Will Soon Open in Victoria Falls

The largest and first purpose-built spa is set to open in Victoria Falls in September, placing Zimbabwe’s top tourist attraction on the map as a wellness destination, and tapping into the boom in wellness tourism. The spa, being constructed by hospitality group Africa Albida Tourism, whose accommodation portfolio is made up of Victoria Falls Safari […]

SAA scraps routes

SAA will cease operations on various international, regional and domestic routes, effective February 29. It will terminate services from Johannesburg to Abidjan via Accra, Entebbe, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Luanda, Munich, Ndola, and Sao Paulo. The airline will cease all domestic flights, with the exception of Cape Town, which will be served with reduced flights. SAA […]

17 Children Injured When Boeing 777 Dumps Fuel on School Playground

17 children and 6 adults were reported injured after a Boeing 777 returning to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) dropped fuel on an elementary school playground. FlightAware showed that Delta Air Lines Flight 89 to Shanghai, China, departed LAX and circled back over Southern California and returned to the airport today. The plane had mechanical issues […]

Zimbabwe National Conventions Bureau Rejoins ICCA

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has rejoined the elite International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) after a two-year absence. The reintegration has been a welcome and long-awaited move that will go a long way in attracting new conferences and conventions to Zimbabwe. The presence of Zimbabwe at the Institute of Business Travel management (IBTM) world […]

ZTA Takes Zim’s Tourism Drive To Spain

In its drive to promote Zimbabwe as a Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) destination, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is taking part at Incentive Business Travel and Meetings World Exhibition that runs from 19 – 21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Zimbabwe has identified strategic business tourism shows which provide platforms for engagements. This […]

Sangani/Hlanganani Preps At Advanced Stage

PREPARATIONS for the Sanganai/Hlanganani World Travel Expo have picked up a gear with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) working around the clock to ensure the expo provides the best of what Zimbabwe has to offer. Zimbabwe is set to host Africa’s Premier Business Exchange, the 12th Edition of the Sanganai Hlanganani World Tourism Expo, at […]