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Zimbabwe: Students in China Safe – Embassy

No single Zimbabwean studying or working in China has been diagnosed with coronavirus, the Chinese Embassy in Harare has said. The embassy yesterday assured parents with children studying in that country of their safety, arguing that the outbreak was now under control. Over 2 000 Zimbabwean students are at different …

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Cash Shortages, Roadblocks Hamper Tourism

Photo: The Herald Police traffic road block in Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Council for Tourism (ZCT) said prevailing cash shortages, taxes and numerous police roadblocks continue to distress the tourism sector. In 2015, Government imposed a 15 percent tax on hotel accommodation for foreign tourists. ZCT president Tich Hwingwiri told media …

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SA Endorses Mzembi Unwto Bid

Photo: The Herald Walter Mzembi and wife Barbara Hernandez Mzembi (file photo). SOUTH Africa has become the latest country to throw its weight behind the bid by Zimbabwe’s tourism minister Walter Mzembi to land the United Nations World Tourism Organisation Secretary General post. Mzembi has already received the backing of …

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Troutbeck Resort, Nyanga #Zimbabwe

At the foot of pine-forested hills and overlooking a trout-filled lake is Troutbeck Resort. Located just beyond World’s View, this hotel is perfectly positioned to explore the scenic beauty of Nyanga, situated in Zimbabwe’s picturesque Eastern Highlands region and savour the crisp mountain air. This country resort has earned a …

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Fastjet adds frequency on Harare-Vic Falls route

HARARE, April 10 (The Source) – Low cost carrier, Fastjet said on Monday it had increased frequencies on its Harare and Victoria Falls route. The carrier is offering prices of $38 one way, inclusive of tax on the route but on its website, prices are as high as $255 during …

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Victoria Falls – a Tourism Phoenix Set to Rise

By Lovemore Chikova The state-of-the-art Victoria Falls International Airport, built by a Chinese firm, is already proving its potential as a premier destination for airlines from various countries. The airport was built by China Jiangsu International Economic and Technical Cooperation Group and commissioned by President Mugabe in November last year. …

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Zimbabwe: Nichrut Transforms Tourism Landscape in Midlands

Isdore Guvamombe Tourism Matrix It started with a simple lodge four years ago, but today, Nichrut Investments have transformed the travel and tourism landscape in the Midlands with a massive investment into lodges an amusement park, snake park, crocodile pen and service station. NICHRUT Resort, situated between Gweru and Shurugwi …

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