Tourism (124)

The Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) is eyeing to tap into the United States of America's tourism market, saying it is an area with potential that has not been explored yet.

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) has identified rampant cases of snares and traps set up in Namibia's National Parks as a serious threat to the country’s tourism sector.

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has announced that five of its key resorts—Halali, Okaukuejo, Olifantsrus, Namutoni, and Sesriem—achieved an impressive 100% occupancy rate, signaling a positive recovery trajectory for the country's tourism industry.

Namibia's tourism industry is showing signs of recovery, with the national hotel occupancy rate reaching 61% in July 2023, up from 51% in July 2022.

Namibia's tourism arrivals increased by 98% to 461 027 in 2022 from 232,756 recorded in 2021, as the sector continues to recover.

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has reduced prices at its resorts and lodges for Namibians and those from the SADC region in order to boost domestic tourism.

Namibia witnessed a significant decline in elephant poaching and ivory trafficking in 2022, reaching the lowest levels in the past six years, a latest report has revealed.

FlyNamibia says it will be partnering with Airlink to promote its flights and services to travel agents worldwide through the Global Distribution System (GDS). 

Namibia is losing strategic hospitality and tourism workers to opportunities overseas, negatively weighing on the sector’s recovery, a new report has revealed.

 Namibia is targeting to grow its share of the Chinese tourism market, with the Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) having recently held three roadshows as part of the country's efforts.

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