ZIMBABWE'S TOURISM CRIPPLED BY EBOLA, TAX, AND A HUNTING BAN

Ashley Nault -
Not the best of times for Zimbabwe’s tourism industry. Tourist arrivals were down by 20% in 2015 in comparison to the previous year, according to the Employers’ Association of Tourism and Safari Opera...

ZIMBABWE TOURISM INDUSTRY PUSHING FOR VAT REDUCTION

Michael Trout -
The Zimbabwe Council of Tourism (ZCT) is asking the government to reduce the value added tax (VAT) charged on foreign accommodation in the country. The increased tax is expected to result in 75% decli...

NAMIBIA TOURISM AUTHORITIES TO ENCOURAGE DOMESTIC TRAVELERS

William Law -
Namibia tourism delights in the popularity the country receives from its visitors. Namibia’s Hotel Association plans to further facilitate domestic and cultural tourism....

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM: IS IT ACHIEVABLE?

Dan Rang -
Each year, millions of tourists pack their bags and travel in all directions. But they don’t only want to discover the world; they also want to be sustainable – in theory, at least....
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