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Last chance to visit Victoria Falls before it’s drying up?

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 2, 2019

Zimbabwe Stakeholders in the tourism industry, who included officials from the Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Zimbabwe ... Read More

Zambia Tourism Agency dissolved

editor editor- September 25, 2019

The Honorable Ronald Chitotela, recently-named Minister of Tourism and Arts in Zambia, has dissolved the Board of Directors of the ... Read More

Zambian communities halt trophy hunting in dispute over tourism fees

editor editor- September 19, 2019

by Swati Thiyagarajan “It is our land. We are the custodians.” quote by Felix Shanungu, President of the Zambia National ... Read More

Zambia’s Minister of Tourism loves singing: Hon. Ronald Chitotela

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 25, 2019

Ronald Chitotela is the new minister of tourism of Zambia’s., Ronald Chitotela was the former minister of infrastructure.  This was ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili official visit to Zambia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 23, 2019

UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili is on an official visit in Zambia. The Secretary-General was greeted upon his arrival by the ... Read More

Zambia wants African Tourism Board to implement inclusiveness approach

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 2, 2019

African Tourism Board (ATB) CEO Doris Woerfel and Cuthbert Ncube, the new Vice President of ATB, met with Mwabashike Nkulukus, the Marketing ... Read More

Seychelles represented at Spotlight Africa workshop, Lusaka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) attended the Spotlight Africa Workshop held in Lusaka, Zambia, which took place on the February ... Read More

Zambia Tourism bids farewell to Ben Parker

editor editor- February 6, 2019

The Zambia Tourism Agency announced the death of Ben Parker, Chairman and Co-founder of Tongabezi. The announcement reads: We are ... Read More

China and Zambia enhance cultural and tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

Zambia and China, on Saturday, reaffirmed their commitments to promoting cultural and tourism cooperation. The two countries made the commitment ... Read More

Sarovar Hotels expands presence in Africa

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 2, 2018

Neelkanth Sarovar Premiere is an all-suite upscale development in the vibrant Manda Hill area of Lusaka and offers easy connectivity ... Read More

Zambia Liaison Officer to UNWTO brings experience to African Tourism Board

editor editor- November 1, 2018

Dr. Ngwira Mabvuto Percy, First Secretary of Tourism and Zambia’s Liaison Officer to the UNWTO, sits on the African Tourism ... Read More

Dr. Patrick Kalifungwa of Zambia brings knowledge to African Tourism Board

editor editor- October 31, 2018

Zambia’s Dr. Patrick Kalifungwa of the Livingstone International University of Tourism Excellence and Business Management, Zambia, is serving on the ... Read More

Zambia new Chair of UNWTO Executive Council

editor editor- October 31, 2018

Zambia has assumed chairmanship of the world global tourism body’s executive council during the current session of meetings taking place ... Read More

Former Zambian UNWTO rep joins African Tourism Board

editor editor- October 30, 2018

The African Tourism Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Humphrey Chibanda, Zambia’s former Permanent Representative to UNWTO based ... Read More

Going to Africa? Include Zambia

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- October 20, 2018

Tourism is becoming an important economic engine for Zambia, creating employment, stimulating infrastructure and increasing foreign earnings. Read More

Why Ethiopian Airlines wants Zambia to become the next travel & tourism hotspot in Africa?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 22, 2018

A new major investment and cooperation between Star Alliance Carrier Ethiopian Airlines and Zambia Airways may change the way Aviation ... Read More

First Secretary of Tourism brings years of experience as board member of African Tourism Board

editor editor- August 21, 2018

Zambia has the ‎First Vice-Chair for the UNWTO Executive Council and now has a new board member on the African ... Read More

Livingstone International Culture & Arts Festival in Zambia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 20, 2018

The Livingstone International Culture & Arts Festival in Zambia boasts of outstanding events that give attendees something to look forward to every ... Read More

Zambia Tourism Secretary brings years of experience as a new board member to African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2018

Zambia is taking a new leadership role in the newly founded African Tourism Board.  Dr. Ngwira Mabvuto Percy is the ... Read More

Suspicious tender at heart of Zambian hippo culling scandal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 12, 2018

The proposed hippo culling spree in Zambia’s world-renowned Luangwa Valley has a dodgy tender process at its core. Read More

Looking at the African Tourism Board with members in 26 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2018

The African Tourism Board is a public-private partnership with one strong message. This message is to tell the world that Africa ... Read More

Livingstone International Cultural and Arts Festival set to energize tourists & locals

editor editor- April 26, 2018

The Livingstone International Cultural and Arts Festival (LICAF) is back, and the festival is full of outstanding events that give ... Read More

Travel inspired by Black Panther movie

editor editor- April 17, 2018

Since its debut in February 2018, Black Panther has captivated audiences all over the world. Its combination of real-life African ... Read More

Victoria Falls: Where to stay. What to Do

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 14, 2018

I was very surprised and happy when I landed at the Victoria Falls Airport, Zimbabwe. This modern facility was developed ... Read More

TV Show About Zambia is Going to Be Awesome, But Needs Development Funds

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 13, 2018

Brian Matambo is the creative genius behind a reality TV show that puts the beautiful African country of Zambia front ... Read More

Tourism development with a strategy: Zambia focuses on sustainable game reserves

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2018

The Central African country Zambia has, until now, survived mainly on agriculture and mining, especially copper production. Now, however, it ... Read More

Zambia Travel Expo: Bigger and better

editor editor- February 13, 2018

The Zambia Travel Expo is on again at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre from April 12-14, 2018. There will be ... Read More

Zambia Tourism Agency plans for FITUR Madrid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 21, 2017

Zambia is expected to showcase its tourism and trade potential at the forthcoming Spanish International Tourism and Trade Fair (Feria ... Read More

UNWTO : Lusaka Declaration on Promoting Sustainable Tourism Development

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 29, 2017

The potential of Tourism in poverty alleviation and to induce transformative change has been addressed in Lusaka, capital city of ... Read More

Cruise Africa, a brand pushed by a known leader under the PAMAESA and AU flag

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 23, 2017

"The "Cruise Africa"  brand must be united and bring new cruise ship routes to Africa from north to south," these ... Read More