Tourism (42)

The number of trips taken by Namibians to local hospitality establishments continued to drop further in August 2022, from 17.9% in July 2022 to 15.7%, amid an increase in foreign arrivals.

The government has urged players in the tourism and hospitality industry to rethink their strategies and target new international markets to boost the sector.

Namibia’s domestic tourism is under pressure amid revelations that locals are staying away from hotels and lodges due to rising cost pressures, latest figures from the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) show.

Gondwana Collection Namibia has taken over management of the Okapuka Game Ranch located outside Windhoek on the road to Okahandja.

Zimbabwean national airline Air Zimbabwe is planning to start flights between Harare and Windhoek to take advantage of a gap in the market left by the collapse of Air Namibia. 

Namibia’s tourism sector is expected to provide support to overall economic growth in 2022 following a recent rise in national occupancy rates and foreign arrivals, which are creeping closer to pre-pandemic levels, Simonis Storm has said.

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) on Friday engaged various stakeholders to explain how the hospitality firm is addressing issues of dilapidating buildings and poor services at its vacation areas.

Namibia Wildlife Resorts Limited (NWR) has announced the commencement of major renovations across most of its resorts at a cost of N$ 16 million.

Tourists are slowly flocking back to Namibia after the country recorded a national hotel occupancy rate of 39.4% in May 2022, latest figures from the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) show.

Acting Minister of Public Enterprises, Ipumbu Shiimi has announced the extension of the Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) board’s term of office on a temporary basis from 15 June until 14 December 2022.

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