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Swiss tourist arrested in Zimbabwe for “insulting” Mugabe

(eTN) - According to a report in Zim Daily, a Swiss tourist was arrested at the border for insulting the President. The Swiss man and his wife were traveling from Zambia to Mana Pools.

Zimbabwe expects revenue boost from EU and US visitors

Tourist arrivals are expected to have increased marginally during the first half of this year after international awareness on brand Zimbabwe, which struggled under the country's decade-long economic

Zimbabwe tourist arrivals up 18 percent

Tourist arrivals in Zimbabwe surged 18% in the first quarter of this year to 346 299, helped by the stabilising economic and political environment, as the country turns into a safe and competitive des

Proposed lodge in Mana Pools given approval by Zimbabwe government

(eTN) - The Zambezi Society is disappointed to report that construction has begun on one of the controversial new 48-bed “lodge” developments along the Zambezi River shoreline in Mana Pools Nation

Africa Travel Association’s hallmark international event

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 18-22, 2012.

Zimbabwe readies for travel and tourism events

(eTN) - Victoria Falls Hospital is to undergo major expansion works in preparation for the UNWTO event in 2013. A Bulawayo company has won the tender for the work, which is said to cost US$6 million.

Countdown to 37th ATA Annual Congress in Victoria Falls

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 at Zimbabwe as a southe

Africa to become tourism backdrop for world events

The SADC and RETOSA meetings in Mauritius this week was an opportunity for Seychelles and Zimbabwe to speak with delegates and press of major tourism events coming to Africa.

Zimbabwe’s infrastructure reaches new lows

(eTN) - Zimbabwe has not paid for the electricity it has been using from Mozambique, so Mozambique had cut the connection.

Zimbabwe flies African cultural flag at Carnaval International de Victoria

African Culture is rich, diverse, and colorful, but it is too often taken for granted that the world knows all about these unique attributes of Africa.

Four Chinese arrested in Zimbabwe for killing, eating rare tortoises

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Four Chinese nationals have pleaded guilty to engaging in the mass slaughter of precious endangered species – tortoises which they were killing daily for their daily food.

Convention Center for Victoria Falls

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

Zimbabwe threatens foreign-owned tourist companies

Addressing delegates at the recent Zanu (PF) National Annual People’s Conference, the Minister of Tourism and Hospitality, Walter Muzembi, said his ministry was working closely with the Ministry of

Over 200 cases of typhoid in Harare

(eTN) - According to reports, there have been 207 cases of typhoid in Zimbabwe's capital of Harare. No deaths have been reported.

Change global perceptions and visit Zimbabwe

(eTN) - Travelers who say they do not want to visit Zimbabwe because their dollars will swell Mugabe's coffers are actually contributing to the detriment of the environment, many of Zimbabwe's tourism

Zimbabwe opens tourism office in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo — Zimbabwe has opened a trade and tourism office in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil as part of the ongoing efforts to consolidate trade and investment co-operation with the country boasting

Lion attacks tourist at Victoria Falls

A dream vacation to Zimbabwe turned into a nightmare for a woman from East County, San Diego in the US after she was attacked by a lion while on a safari with her husband at Vitoria Falls.

South Africa largest resource market for Zimbabwe tourism

South Africa accounts for 70 percent of visitors from African countries that visit tourist resorts in Zimbabwe, an official has said.

Traveling the Four Corners of Africa

(eTN) - The Four Corners is a name which is often given to this part of the world because it is the only place where four countries meet at a point – Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia.

Zimbabwean reporter attacked as Daily News resumes publishing after seven-year ban

Reporters Without Borders welcomes the return of the Daily News after a seven-year closure but is disturbed to learn that one of its reporters was attacked yesterday [March 24, 2011].

Zimbabwe wildlife land reform expected to greatly impact tourism

A leading wildlife expert in Zimbabwe has warned that government's push to implement the controversial wildlife based land reform will have "a huge" impact on tourism.

Is Gaddafi moving to Zimbabwe?

(eTN) - As President Robert Mugabe’s staunch ally, Muammar Gaddafi battles to violently halt revolt against his four-decade-long reign.

If an elephant is not seen, does the elephant not exist?

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe - Most of us know the philosophical riddle, "If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?" What about if a tourist to Africa comes to hunt elep

Malta and Zimbabwe share best climate in the world

(eTN) - Zimbabwe is a country of contrasts, and it comes as no surprise that its climate was voted “the best climate on Earth” alongside that of Malta in International Living magazine’s 2011 Qua

Zimbabwe news talks about their country´s delegation trip to Seychelles carnival

The Zimbabwe delegation to the Seychelles carnival has made news in their home country.
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