Zimbabwe Ready for Spain Tourism Expo

Zimbabwe will this year participate at Feria Internacional de Turismo/ International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR) for the 9th time from 18 – 22 January 2017 in Madrid, Spain. The Honourable Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Dr. Walter Mzembi is leading the Zimbabwe delegation to Spain comprising officials from his Ministry and the Zimbabwe Tourism […]

A success story for Tourism Zimbabwe

Africa will, for the first time in the 42-year history of the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), put forward a candidate for the post of secretary-general when Dr Walter Mzembi formally launches his candidacy next Thursday. Zimbabwe’s Minister of Tourism and Hospitality, Dr Mzembi, will outline his vision on how he intends to lead the […]

Zim’s Morgan storms into Miss Tourism International Top 10

REIGNING Miss Tourism Zimbabwe, Ashley Morgan (pictured) was among the top 10 finalists at the grand finale of the Miss Tourism International 2016/17 pageant held on New Year’s Eve in Malaysia. The Miss Tourism International 2016/17 crown went to New Zealand’s queen Ariel Pearse, while Miss Indonesia, Dikna Faradiba was crowned Miss South East Asia, […]

Ease of Doing Business Key for Tourism Growth

Chinhoyi — Government-initiated Ease of Doing Business reforms are key to repositioning the country’s tourism industry to contribute to the overall economic growth and turnaround, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Dr Walter Mzembi has said. With an ambitious target of building a $5 billion tourism industry, which will contribute 15 percent of the country’s GDP […]

‘Zim top 2017 African destinations’

ZIMBABWE has been named the top African destination for 2017 by a renowned American travel magazine on the back of its tourism infrastructure despite the economic downturn. In its Best Places to Travel 2017 list, Conde Nast Traveler ranked Zimbabwe 13 out of the 17 listed destinations, one of two African destinations on the list.The […]

Tourists spend $800m in a year

The total spending by visitors to Zimbabwe was over $800 million in the period July 2015 to June 2016, with the bulk of them coming to visit friends and relatives, a new report has shown. Each visitor was spending an average of $385 per stay and 2 106 975 people visited the country during the […]