Extension of operating hours expected to spur business recovery

By Stanley James, Business Editor THE local hospitality industry has commended government for extending business operating hours, saying the move will spur recovery of the sector. This Tuesday, Cabinet removed…

National Tourism Recovery and Growth Strategy bears fruit

By Tichaona Kurewa THE National Tourism Recovery and Growth Strategy is bearing fruit with hotel occupancy rate now hovering above 50 percent from as low as nine percent at the…

MICE tourism to boost tourism recovery

By Yolanda Moyo The Meetings Incentives Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) tourism strategy has come under the spotlight as the local tourism promotion body intensifies its ‘Meet in Zim Campaign’ as…

Vendors find home at Vic Falls’ Big Tree curio market

By Tichaona Kurewa A Big Tree Curio Market concept in Victoria Falls is bearing results after rehabilitating vendors and touts that were allegedly disrupting movement of tourists in the city.…

Fastjet introduces second daily Vic Falls-Jo’burg flight

By Tichaona Kurewa TOURISM players in Binga have welcomed the introduction of a second Fastjet daily flight on the Victoria Falls-Johannesburg route, saying it will boost tourism in the area.…

ZTA in intensive tourism marketing drive

By Owen Mandovha THE Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has embarked on an intensive marketing drive to strategically position the country as a Tourist Destination of Choice through sustained promotional efforts…

Former Malawi President can’t get enough of Vic Falls

By Tichaona Kurewa Former Malawi President, Dr Joyce Banda says Victoria Falls is a must visit tourist destination as the world wonder has a lot to offer for both the…

Air Botswana resumes Harare-Gaborone flights

Air Botswana has resumed flights between Gaborone, Harare and Lusaka beginning May 6th 2022. In a statement, Air Botswana said they will initially have two weekly direct flights on Friday…

Tourism sector records sharp increase in business

By Tichaona Kurewa TOURISM players are enjoying the fruits of their labour after recording brisk business during the month of April, spurred by music festivals, expos and the Easter Holidays.…

Hospitality sector warms up to ZITF

By Innocent Nxumalo The Bulawayo hospitality sector has shifted attention to the lucrative business that comes with the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair which roars into life next week. The addition…