ZTA Boss Honoured

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) Chief Executive Mr Karikoga Kaseke has once again been honoured with a leadership award of the year 2016 by the Megafest national business awards. The combative and hands on Chief Executive who is credited for having landscaped the Zimbabwe tourism tape stripe was last year voted the Chief Executive Officer […]

Zimbabwe a hot sell in the US

Zimbabwe has been tagged a hot sell by one of America’s top travel consortiums, Travel Leaders. Speaking at a presentation by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA)  in Denver Colorado Springs, a Travel Leaders agent, Donna Evanoika said,”The presentation by the ZTA on  Zimbabwe is an eye opener as we as Travel League Inc under the […]

Zimbabwe delves into the US market

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has sent its Americas Marketing Department on a marketing and fact-finding mission to the US  to better understand the US market and to boost tourist arrivals to Zimbabwe. This undertaking  is part of a 4 state mission covering California, Denver,Philadelphia and Dallas where travel shows are being held by Travel […]

Zimbabwe showcasing at ITB Berlin.

The Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Dr. Walter Mzembi is leading a Zimbabwe delegation to the International Travel Bourse (ITB) to be held in Berlin, Germany. The expo which has attracted over 185 countries kicks off tomorrow ending on 12 March 2017. Commenting on Zimbabwe’s participation at this Global tourism exposition, the Zimbabwe Tourism […]

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 […]