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Nkomo’s son bemoans abuse of father’s name

Nkomo’s son bemoans abuse of father’s name

SIBANGILIZWE Nkomo, the son of the late veteran nationalist and Vice-President Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo, yesterday said the continued abuse of his father’s name and neglect of infrastructure associated with the nationalist mirrors the decay in national leadership.

Nkomo legacy left to decay

Nkomo legacy left to decay

THE late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo’s legacy has been left to decay, literally, as material used for an exhibition in Victoria Falls has been abandoned and destroyed by termites and vagaries of the weather.

Vic Falls basks in UNWTO success

Vic Falls basks in UNWTO success

AFTER successfully hosting the world’s premier tourism event, the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly in August 2013, the mega event seems to have opened the floodgates for Victoria Falls as a sought-after destination for meetings, conferences and events.

Vic Falls reaps UNWTO benefits

Vic Falls reaps UNWTO benefits

TOURISM and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi yesterday said Victoria Falls had started reaping the fruits of successfully hosting the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly in August last year and the resort town now had to construct a footprint as a lasting legacy

UNWTO to honour Vic Falls

UNWTO to honour Vic Falls

LUSAKA — The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has announced that it will honour Livingstone and Victoria Falls towns in Zambia and Zimbabwe, respectively, for successfully co-hosting the 20th session of the general assembly.

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.

Locals boost tourist receipts

Locals boost tourist receipts

HOTEL occupancy during the festive season is expected to remain flat averaging 80% this year as local tourists dominate in most resort towns, an official has said.

Liquidity crunch hits local tourists

Liquidity crunch hits local tourists

VICTORIA FALLS — The liquidity crunch which has gripped the country has affected domestic tourism, especially in Victoria Falls where local tourists become stranded after failing to access their cash from the banks.

Mzembi, war vets on warpath over Vic Falls

Mzembi, war vets on warpath over Vic Falls

TOURISM and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi has set himself on a collision course with his Zanu PF colleagues and war veterans by declaring that talk of a Victoria Falls name change was “much ado about nothing”.

Xmas bonanza for hoteliers

Xmas bonanza for hoteliers

PLAYERS in the hotel industry are projecting an average of 80% occupancy rate during the festive season despite the persistent liquidity crunch bedevilling the country, with the bulk of workers in the private sector denied the 13th cheque as companies barely manage to survive in a stagnated economy.

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