African Safari industry continues to suffer as COVID-19 restrictions take their toll on tourism

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Online marketplace for African safari tours, SafariBookings.com, recently ran its fourth monthly survey among 308 safari tour operators. The survey’s...

Is the Caribbean winning the fight against COVID-19? · Global Voices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Emma Lewis / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the...

King Nehale, and many other Gondwana lodges open as lockdown measures ease

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Nearly all the lodges of the Gondwana group will reopen their doors as the restrictive measures against the spread...

Breweries reaffirms support to local cab-app service LEFA

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Namibia Breweries Limited is supporting cab-app service LEFA with N$150,000 to boost the cab-app’s marketing to regain the traction lost...

African edition of the International Travel and Tourism Awards beckons

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Linda Machinga WTM Africa recently announced that it will launch an African edition of the International Travel and Tourism...

Gross Barman resort gets 3G network upgrade – Tourists can now easily share experiences...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The ongoing plans by the Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) to expand network services in both rural areas and urban...

Windhoek Country Club hands over N$6 million dividend to government

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino (WCCR) handed over a dividend cheque to the amount N$6 million for...

Graceful lodge opens in the Namib Desert

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Gondwana Collection Namibia will open its new lodge, The Desert Grace in the endless expanse of the Namib...

Robust business model keeps Gondwana Collection afloat

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Gondwana Collection, one of the local hospitality groups with more than twenty properties countrywide, is firmly positioned and looking...

Puku bar and restaurant brings a new flair to the Windhoek Country Club

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino (WCCR) this week opened the new Puku bar and restaurant at the...

SOS – Bringing Pan Africanism & Familyhood into Reality “Identifying Host Countries for Displaced...

Calling All African Heads of State, CARICOM Leaders, Heads of Governments" In partnership with Mr. Neil Nelson of Atlanta Black Star (www.atlantablackstar.com), the Honorable Kyangulani...

German Federal Parliament Tourism Committee visits the land of the brave

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Tourism Committee of the German Federal Parliament, the Bundestag, visited the country from 28 October to 2 November. The...

Young adults encouraged to register for tour guide academy – Deadline for submissions, 18...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The newly established Tour Guide Academy of Pack Safari, will from January 2019, offer free vocational training to local...

Namibia ranks among Africa’s top safari destinations as reviewed by visitors and expert writers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Namibia ranks at number seven of the most popular African countries for a safari vacation, according to a study...

Wildlife Resorts reflects on the company’s progress throughout the year

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Natasha Jacha. The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) reflects on the progress during the year and how the company fared...

Tourism industry faces a daunting future and will need rescue – official

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The tourism sector expects zero international arrivals in the next three to four months, a senior official said this...

Industry professionals to converge in SA for Africa Trade Week 2019

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Over 10,000 trade stakeholders are set to converge in Johannesburg in June next year for Africa Trade Week, the...

Seychelles and Covid-19:Reopening of Seychelles’ international airport won’t change tourism situation, association says

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Cardon said the announcement will change nothing for their businesses as Europeans, where most of their clients come from, cannot...

Tourism stats one year late but momentum was maintained in 2017

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tourism to Namibia continues to develop as shown by the arrival figures for 2017. Released on Thursday by the tourism...

Wildlife Resorts making strides in Turkish marketing drive

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). For the past four years, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has been making steady progress in creating awareness about its...

National parks closed until early May – Anti-poaching activities to continue

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The country’s national parks will be closed for the duration of the lockdown until 5 May in compliance with...

Crayfish festival postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The annual Luderitz Crayfish Festival is one of the country’s biggest festivals which positions the coastal town as a...

Skeleton Coast ranked 9th out of 50 best African beaches – travel experts praise...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Flight Network, with the help of over 1200 travel journalists, editors, bloggers, and agencies, has ranked Namibia’s Skeleton Coast...

Direct debit for airline tickets demonstrated live in pilot transactions

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A new digital direct client to supplier payment system for airline tickets with benefits for both passengers and airlines...