Category: Tourism

Need for greater awareness on sustainability tourism

Action on sustainability in tourism needs extra push, says new UNWTO report

In line with its vision of advancing sustainability through tourism, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) released its flagship publication ‘Tourism for...

President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari (C) at the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa

African Tourism Ministers Stress the Importance of Correct Tourism Measurement for Improved Policy

“Tourism Statistics: A Catalyst for Development”, was the theme of this year’s seminar in the context of the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa...

Participants at UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism – Seizing the Power of Technology

Around 600 participants from 52 countries gathered at the 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism (Bangkok, Thailand, 30 May to 1 June 2018). Organised by the World...

Zimbabwean Delegation at Africa's Tourism Indaba in Durban

Tourism significant to African economies

The significance of tourism to Africa and its economy was once again cemented at this year’s Africa’s Travel Indaba with delegates from 80 countries in attendance....

Gwanda to host culture week launch

By Kundai Marunya Zimbabwe will this year launch the 16th  annual Culture Week celebrations at recently set up Sotho culture village of Bolamba village in Gwanda,...

Dereck Hanekom, South Africa's Minister of Tourism

PPPs to spur tourism growth

Amadeus IT Group today announced a historic initiative that will see the creation of a new model for public-private collaboration in the tourism industry in South...

Zimbabwean delegation at the networking event at Africa's Travel Indaba in Durban

Zimbabwe offers conducive environment for tourism investors

By Byron Mutingwende   Zimbabwe is “a World of Wonders” that is ready for tourism investors, Priscah Mupfumira, the minister of tourism and hospitality industry...

Scene at Africa's Travel Indaba in Durban

Africa urged to tell own story

This year’s Africa’s Travel Indaba BONDay sessions highlighted that while Africa needs to tell stories about itself, these must not be the stereotypical view of the...

Priscah Mupfumira, Zimbabwe's minister of tourism and his South African counterpart, Derek Hanekom, pledge to cooperate to improve tourism in both countries

Zimbabwe, South Africa cooperate to improve tourism

By Byron Mutingwende   Zimbabwe and South Africa are working on a common ground to improve tourism, which is a major contributor to the economic growth of both...

Dr Karikoga Kaseke, ZTA Chief Executive

Zimbabwe is ready for South African tourism market

Africa’s largest tourism show the Travel Indaba will run from 8-10 May this year. This will see the continent showcasing its’ wide variety of top drawer tourism...