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Tourism ministry, ZimStats to conduct survey on visitors

THE Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry in partnership with the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency will next month conduct a survey to obtain information on various characteristics of visitors into the country, a government official has said.

Zim to Carry Out Tourism Survey

Zimbabwe will next month begin a tourism satellite account (TSA) visitor survey whose findings will be used to measure the contribution of the sector to the national economy. TSAs are defined as statistical instruments designed to measure tourism performance and its contribution to the economy.

Terror risk for tourists low in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is one of the top 10 unusual holiday destinations where the terror risk is low, a leading UK paper has said. In its ranking of destinations, the Telegraph newspaper placed Zimbabwe fifth behind Mongolia, Turkmenistan, North Korea and Cambodia.

MDGs - Country Scores High On Environmental Sustainability

Fifteen years ago, the United Nations laid out a series of goals it aimed to achieve by this year. That was an ambitious project, but one worth the risk, even when the odds were staked heavily against the reality of those goals being attained at all within the prescribed time-frame.

Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls Airport Opens in September

The new look multi-million dollar Victoria Falls International Airport, whose upgrade is underway, will be commissioned in September this year, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Walter Mzembi, has revealed. This is despite the auditor general saying in her latest report that work on the airport would be complete by December.

Victoria Falls tourist arrivals seen 15% up

Tourist arrivals in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe’s prime resort, is seen surging 15% up above last year due to a stable political environment in the country, an official has said. Clement Mukwasi, president of the Employers’ Association of Tourism and


The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) will once again this year host Zimbabwe’s premier tourism showcase, the Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo from 18 - 20 June 2015 at the Harare International Conference Centre.

Gearing up for Hifa music

This year’s Harare International Festival of the Arts, which is running under the theme ‘Articulate’, kicks off tomorrow and closes on Sunday.Former Harare Mayor, Muchadeyi Masunda is the festival’s chairman while artistic director and founder