Tourism and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi

Zim bars Africans from visiting Vic Falls

Zim bars Africans from visiting Vic Falls

ZIMBABWE has put a “moratorium” on Ugandan and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nationals from entering the country through Victoria Falls, with reports that the move was made as a security measure to bar suspected militants from entering the country.

Mzembi grabs Masvingo farm

Mzembi grabs Masvingo farm

TOURISM and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi may be soiling “Brand Zimbabwe” that he so tirelessly attempted to advertise after taking over a farm belonging to prominent Masvingo chicken breeder Helen Mitchell.

Govt to raise funding for ‘Disneyland in Africa’: Mzembi

Govt to raise funding for ‘Disneyland in Africa’: Mzembi

TOURISM and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi says the government is in negotiations for a $460 million facility for the development of a “Disneyland in Africa”, a tourism and conference theme park in the resort town of Victoria Falls seen as crucial to boasting tourism.

‘Carnival too expensive for locals’

‘Carnival too expensive for locals’

ORGANISERS of the just-ended annual Jameson Victoria Falls Carnival have admitted that the event was too expensive and beyond the reach of local residents.

Mzembi mocks $5bn budget

Mzembi mocks $5bn budget

TOURISM and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi has described Zimbabwe’s $5 billion national budget as “micky mouse” for a country that is endowed with vast natural resources.

Mzembi speaks on Region V Games

Mzembi speaks on Region V Games

TOURISM and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi says the hosting of the African Union Sport Council Region V Under-20 Youth Games by Bulawayo in December provides a litmus test for the country’s capability of hosting the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in 2017.

HAZ congress opens in Bulawayo

HAZ congress opens in Bulawayo

THE Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) annual congress begins in Bulawayo today with delegates expected from regional countries.

HAZ congress set for Bulawayo

HAZ congress set for Bulawayo

MORE than 200 members of the Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) are expected for its annual congress in Bulawayo amid revelations that the country’s tourism industry recorded a marginal increase of 1% during the first half of the year.

Mzembi fumes over Vic Falls conference

Mzembi fumes over Vic Falls conference

TOURISM and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi has lashed out at the decision by the African Marketing Confederation (AMC) to cancel the inaugural African Marketing Summit that was scheduled for Victoria Falls next month citing Ebola fears.

Ghost writer haunts ministers

Ghost writer haunts ministers

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson George Charamba yesterday denied being the controversial Herald columnist Nathaniel Manheru, but defended the column after a minister labelled the author a coward.

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