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The Sheya Shuushona Conservancy received a solar plant from the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia, through the Fund’s initiative to empower community-based conservancies to adapt to climate change-resilient livelihoods and manage natural resources sustainably.  

Namibia was named first runner-up in the leading in progressive policies award category at the 5th Africa Tourism Leadership Forum and Awards in Botswana. 

Hospitality establishments in Northern Namibia recorded an occupancy rate of 57.9% in September ahead of those in the southern area (51.1%), coastal area (51.0%) and central area (44.6%), latest figures released by research firm Simonis Storm have shown. 

FlyNamibia has inaugurated flights from the Eros Airport in Windhoek to Walvis Bay as its additional domestic route, set to start as of 28 October.

South African low-budget airline FlySafair will soon be flying into Windhoek after it received relevant regulatory approvals, in a move that is expected to boost Namibia's tourism industry. 

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has slashed prices at its resorts and lodges to boost domestic tourism. 

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.

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