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 […]

Power Trip

The sheer might of the Victoria Falls will blow you away. But what’s more, it’s at the heart of one of Africa’s most diverse and exciting regions. Our guide will help you to make the most of your visit. Compiled by Mana Meadows Whether you take a dawn helicopter flight over this natural wonder of […]

Victoria Falls’ Boat Cruises Hit the Mark

The splendour associated with the Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, can never be understated. The Victoria Falls is undoubtedly the prime tourist destination in Zimbabwe. While thousands of tourists continue to pour into Victoria Falls to view the majestic Mosi-oa-Tunya (the Smoke that Thunders), its related activities have been on […]

ITB Asia kicks off

ITB Asia, the leading travel trade show for the Asian market, opened its doors yesterday at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore with its partner country being Finland. The Travel fair kicked off with a high record of over 15,000 pre-matched appointments exclusively between exhibitors and buyers secured prior to the show. Zimbabwe is one of […]

Panda Africa to Package Zimbabwe More in Hong Kong

Panda Africa, one of the leading tourism wholesalers into Africa based in Hong Kong, which currently is only packaging Victoria Falls as an add-on destination to South Africa, has committed to expand the packaging of Zimbabwe attractions. Speaking at a meeting held at the Zimbabwe Consulate in Hong Kong with the Deputy Minister of Tourism […]

The Rainbow Tourism Group experience

HIBACHI restaurants have become popular across the world due to the engaging style of cooking, yet not many Zimbabweans know such a restaurant can be found at the Rainbow Towers Hotel Kombahari Restaurant. Hibachi is originally a popular traditional Japanese heating device, which slowly became adopted over the many centuries in modern restaurants’. Famed for […]