Zimbabwe Tourism Authority

ZTA Hamstrung By Lack of Funding

ZTA Hamstrung By Lack of Funding

THE Zimbabwe Tourism Authority says its operations have been seriously hamstrung by funding limitations, forcing the authority to suspend participation at a number of major global travel market events.Chief executive officer Mr Karikoga Kaseke said that the authority received only $585 000 under the 2015 national budget because Government was faced with serious funding constraints.

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.

ZITF urges homeowners to register with ZTA

ZITF urges homeowners to register with ZTA

THE Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) Company has urged private homeowners seeking to cash in on the annual exhibition accommodation crisis to register with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) to ensure that they maintain the expected international standards of all their domestic and foreign business visitors.

Majestic Victoria Falls: ‘Zimbabwe’s goldmine’ draws back thrill-seekers

Majestic Victoria Falls: ‘Zimbabwe’s goldmine’ draws back thrill-seekers

Spray from Victoria Falls hits the faces of tourists and locals as they look down at Africa’s most famous waterfall.

HAZ urges Beitbridge sanity

HAZ urges Beitbridge sanity

THE Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) has urged the government to end the chaos at the country’s border posts, especially Beitbridge, to improve tourist inflows.

Ebola fears far-fetched

Ebola fears far-fetched

THE decision by the African Marketing Confederation (AMC) to cancel the inaugural African Marketing Summit that was scheduled for Victoria Falls next month over Ebola fears is a very unfortunate development.

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.

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.

Intwasa to be bigger, better

Intwasa to be bigger, better

ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive Karikoga Kaseke has vowed that Intwasa Arts Festival KoBulawayo will be bigger and better after his organisation was roped into the city’s biggest annual arts event.

Mzembi accuses  tourism industry  of cheating

Mzembi accuses tourism industry of cheating

TOURISM and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi has accused players of understating occupancy figures and other performance indicators to evade taxes.

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