Africa nominates Zimbabwe’s Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Dr Walter Mzembi, as continent’s candidate for the post of UN – WTO Secretary General

HARARE, Zimbabwe, — African nations have nominated a Zimbabwean, Dr Walter Mzembi, as their candidate to become the new head of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UN – WTO) Should Mzembi get this post, it will be the first time in the organisation’s 43-year history that an African would head the organisation. Speaking during […]

More endorsements for Mzembi for UNWTO Secretary General post

Zimbabwe’s Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Doctor Walter Mzembi is in New York for bilateral meetings with various government delegations at the United Nations General Assembly. As part of his engagements, the mercurial Minister and African Union endorsed this candidate for the UNWTO Secretary General post that falls vacant in 2017, and he received further […]

UNWTO Candidate Walter Mzembi Set to Speak in Top U.S Forum

Zimbabwe’s Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi, who is eyeing the post of secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), is expected on Tuesday to attend U.S president Barack Obama’s Bloomberg Foundation and U.S. Department of Commerce’s CEO Forum in New York. According to his personal assistant, Dr. Darlington Muzeza, Mzembi is set to […]

More Success for Minister Mzembi’s UNWTO Campaign

Minister Walter Mzembi’s bid to secure the post of Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) received yet a further boost when he recently received the full backing of the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Hon Sameh Shoukry. Minister Shoukry assured Minister Mzembi of his support, emphasizing that, as a committed member of the […]

Zim-Egypt to take tourism co-operation to higher levels

Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Dr, Engr Walter Mzembi who is in Cairo, Egypt on his UNWTO campaign trail, had a fruitful engagement with his Egyptian counter-part His Excellency Mohamed Yehia Rahed. The two Ministers discussed, among other key strategic issues, the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Co-operation in the field […]

China Africa Tourism Conference on the cards

Zimbabwe seeks to position itself as one of the leaders in offering a Chinese friendly destination by hosting the first ever China-Africa Tourism Conference from 20-23 March 2017 in Victoria Falls. The conference will be hosted by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority in collaboration with the Chinese Friendly International, led by Dr. Kurt Grotsch who also […]