Tag: Victoria Falls

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16 0

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019 08:26 0

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most travelers as desirable and safe. ... Read More

New culinary experiences launched in Victoria Falls

New culinary experiences launched in Victoria Falls

editor editor- April 24, 2019 21:03 0

Earlier this year Pure Africa Destination Management announced its latest restaurant management partnership with Afro-Chic destination venue Zambezi House Restaurant, which was voted as one ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific creating business playgrounds for international luxury travel brands

ILTM Asia Pacific creating business playgrounds for international luxury travel brands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 20:03 0

In its second year, ILTM Asia Pacific is gearing up to be the international and Asia Pacific business event for the luxury travel industry. A ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019 01:14 0

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old regime was back and the ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2019 11:18 2

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to Atlantic Ocean in the West through ... Read More

Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019

Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019 01:25 0

A global survey of Facebook posts, commissioned by Huawei on the occasion of launching their latest smart phone, brought about some astonishing results. Uganda, often ... Read More

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 01:30 0

Resort hotels inVictoria Falls, Kariba, Nyanga and Vumba in Zimbabwe recorded occupancies above 90 percent from December 22 to December 26, with business slowing down ... Read More

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

editor editor- December 20, 2018 05:05 0

UNWTO is experiencing a new type of leader and leadership. Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58 3

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a ... Read More

Zambia re-affirms dedication to “peace”

Zambia re-affirms dedication to “peace”

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 26, 2013 19:28 0

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - Some hundreds or so dignitaries and spectators alike gathered at 11am on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at the designated “Peace Park” ... Read More

UNWTO opening speech by President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

UNWTO opening speech by President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

editor editor- August 26, 2013 04:20 0

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (eTN) - The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly was declared open Sunday night by President R.G. Mugabe of Zimbabwe. Read More

New Victoria Falls City to beef up tourism

New Victoria Falls City to beef up tourism

editor editor- April 23, 2013 01:11 0

ZAMBIA (eTN) - During a ceremony at Victoria Falls Airport, Walter Mzembi, Minister of Tourism, stated that land had been allocated for a new Victoria ... Read More

Zambia alive with UNWTO preparations

Zambia alive with UNWTO preparations

editor editor- August 28, 2012 02:31 0

ZAMBIA (eTN) - Victoria Falls town and Livingstone have been alive with celebrations this week, because the one-year countdown to the UNWTO meeting has begun. Read More

UNWTO preparations in Zambia

UNWTO preparations in Zambia

editor editor- July 24, 2012 05:20 0

(eTN) – Zambia’s Minister of Tourism changed for fourth time since September of last year, having dire consequences on preparations for the UN World Tourism ... Read More

Africa Travel Association’s hallmark international event

Africa Travel Association’s hallmark international event

editor editor- June 9, 2012 01:03 0

The Africa Travel Association, the world’s leading travel industry trade association promoting tourism to Africa, held its 37th Annual Congress in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, May ... Read More

Countdown to 37th ATA Annual Congress in Victoria Falls

Countdown to 37th ATA Annual Congress in Victoria Falls

editor editor- April 21, 2012 00:34 0

TANZANIA (eTN) - Taking advantage of the growing tourism and travel demands in Southern and Eastern African states, Tanzania’s fast-growing airline, Precision Air, is looking ... Read More

Convention Center for Victoria Falls

Convention Center for Victoria Falls

editor editor- February 6, 2012 15:43 0

(eTN) - In order to prepare for the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in 2013, the Zimbabwe government plans to construct a Convention Centre in ... Read More

Zambia and Zimbabwe hosting 2013 UNWTO event

Zambia and Zimbabwe hosting 2013 UNWTO event

editor editor- January 25, 2012 08:04 0

According to reports, Zambia stand at the Tourism Fair in Madrid has been very busy, with Zambia’s commitment to host the 2013 UNWTO being a ... Read More

Minister bungee-jumps from Victoria Falls to prove it is safe

Minister bungee-jumps from Victoria Falls to prove it is safe

editor editor- January 13, 2012 07:52 0

Zambia's tourism minister bungee-jumped from Victoria Falls to reassure tourists the activity is safe after an Aussie backpacker's rope snapped last week. Read More

Preparing for UNWTO 2013 the Zambian way

Preparing for UNWTO 2013 the Zambian way

editor editor- November 29, 2011 07:14 0

ZAMBIA (eTN) - In 2013, Livingstone and Victoria Falls town will co-host the UNWTO annual general meeting. Read More

Visitors at Victoria Falls Airport say they will never come back to Zimbabwe

Visitors at Victoria Falls Airport say they will never come back to Zimbabwe

editor editor- October 26, 2011 03:34 0

Recently, a visitor who came into Zimbabwe via the Victoria Falls Airport, sent me this complaint about the experience: Read More

Thrills of the Victoria Falls Bridge tour

Thrills of the Victoria Falls Bridge tour

editor editor- July 20, 2011 02:27 0

(eTN) - The Victoria Falls Bridge was alive with youngsters who had come to bungee jump, to slide across the gorge, or to swing on ... Read More

Ambassador of eTN publishes book: Beyond the Victoria Falls

Ambassador of eTN publishes book: Beyond the Victoria Falls

editor editor- July 9, 2011 05:34 0

(eTN) - My friend Gill Staden, and fellow eTN ambassador, well known for the regular content featured in "The Livingstone Weekly," has outdone herself, when ... Read More

Toll fees taking their toll on tourists

Toll fees taking their toll on tourists

editor editor- May 31, 2011 03:21 0

(eTN) - As we all know, our borders are horrid things to pass through. Read More

Zambia and Zimbabwe battle for tourists

Zambia and Zimbabwe battle for tourists

editor editor- January 4, 2011 01:15 0

Victoria Falls is the breathtaking separator between the two countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe in Southern Africa. Read More

Rainforest Cafe at Victoria Falls receives UNESCO stamp of approval

Rainforest Cafe at Victoria Falls receives UNESCO stamp of approval

editor editor- December 31, 2010 01:09 0

(eTN) - The United Nations Education and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) has endorsed the Rainforest Cafe that was constructed at the entrance of the Victoria Falls ... Read More

Zimbabwe tourist tsunami

Zimbabwe tourist tsunami

editor editor- March 9, 2010 04:23 0

When we started Maplanga Africa in 1995, it was during the “pioneer” days of outbound tourism into Africa, email was a not-too-distant concept, apartheid was ... Read More

Victoria Falls World Heritage status under threat

Victoria Falls World Heritage status under threat

editor editor- March 1, 2010 02:48 0

The governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe are in a mad scramble to complete a document to be given to UNESCO on the Victoria Falls World ... Read More

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