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Zimbabwe: Vic Falls Remains Top Global Tourism Destination

By Leonard Ncube Victoria Falls Reporter VICTORIA FALLS is the second-best place to visit for holiday and leisure in the world, according to Geo Fernweh, a German travel inspiration magazine. Despite the disruptive effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has grounded the tourism industry on the back of international travel …

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Southern Africa: South Africa Passes Border Management Authority Bill

South Africa’s parliament last week passed the Border Management Authority Bill which seeks to streamline operations at its ports of entry at the same time enhancing efficiency. The development comes a few weeks after Pretoria undertook to modernise some of its ports of entry among them Beitbridge where the One-Stop-Border-Post …

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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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Thetford Game Reserve, Harare #Zimbabwe

Thetford Game Reserve is only forty minutes away from Harare  out on the Mazowe Road and is the perfect place to visit  with family and friends.  Thetford offers game drives either half day or full day, lunch, snacks and drinks are provided and you can enjoy the feeding of the …

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Rhodes Nyanga Hotel, Eastern Highlands #Zimbabwe

Rhodes Nyanga Hotel Built as a holiday cottage in the 1800’s by Cecil John Rhodes and converted into a hotel in 1933, the Rhodes Nyanga Hotel is a 24 roomed resort that offers a truly African experience. Set in manicured gardens with breathtaking views from a verandaoverlooking the lake, the …

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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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