Tourism

Vic Falls sticks to its guns

Vic Falls sticks to its guns

VICTORIA Falls Municipality has vowed not to reverse the rate increases proposed in the 2015 budget following complaints by tourism operators that the charges were too high.

SA tourists shun pricey Zim

SA tourists shun pricey Zim

The number of South African tourists to Zimbabwe for the year ended September 30 2014 has fallen drastically, if figures…

Council unveils  19 tourist attraction sites

Council unveils 19 tourist attraction sites

THE City of Bulawayo in conjunction with other local stakeholders has identified 19 tourist attraction sites which could be used as a way of boosting local industry reeling under gripping liquidity challenges.

Vic Falls Safari  Lodge up 20% income on tourists

Vic Falls Safari Lodge up 20% income on tourists

VICTORIA Falls Safari Lodge, a flagship of Africa Albida Tourism group, says it earned about $23,3 million from sales of nearly
178 000 rooms in 2013, as tourism showed signs of recovery.

Duty exemption for safari operators

Duty exemption for safari operators

THE government has restored the suspension of duty on vehicles imported by safari operators, an official notice showed on Friday, after having scrapped the incentive over claims of abuse.

Tourism workers, employers  reach pay deal

Tourism workers, employers reach pay deal

Tourism workers and employers have agreed salary increments of 5,5% for the high earning employees and 45,5% for the lowest paid workforce, the industry’s union has said.

Govt reconsiders 15% VAT on foreign tourists

Govt reconsiders 15% VAT on foreign tourists

THE government is considering scrapping the 15% value added tax (VAT) on accommodation and tourism services payments by foreign tourists which was supposed to be effected in March this year.

Vic Falls rainforest draws 17 000 visitors

Vic Falls rainforest draws 17 000 visitors

VICTORIA FALLS – Parks and Wildlife Management Authority says nearly 17 000 tourists, a third of them international visitors visited the famed Victoria Falls rainforest during the festive season, earning $270 000 in fees.

Malilangwe charms United States tourists

Malilangwe charms United States tourists

THE BOAT is small, just big enough for six passengers and our driver, who doubles as our guide. We’re on a lake in the vast, remote Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in south-eastern Zimbabwe.

No Christmas cheers for hoteliers

No Christmas cheers for hoteliers

HOTEL business during the festive season was lukewarm owing to a worsening liquidity crunch in the country, an industry official has said.

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