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Zimbabwe travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Zimbabwe. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Zimbabwe. Harare Travel information

Shame on UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2020 09:43

Dr. Taleb Rifai issued a directive before his re-election at the 20th Session of the UNWTO General Assembly in Livingstone, Victoria Falls in 2014 requiring the Secretary-General to pay for his ... Read More

Zimbabwe Government provides alternative on the impact of COVID -19

Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo- May 17, 2020 18:42

We have positive and negative connotations on the impact of COVID - 19 on our economy. I will provide a comprehensive analysis of how the Government can tackle this pandemic ... Read More

President of Zimbabwe Dr. Walter Mzembi: Sounds good?

Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo- February 29, 2020 08:10

Dr. Walter Mzembi was one of the most respected tourism ministers in the world and also made it to position 2 in the election for UNWTO Secretary-General in 2018. Can ... Read More

Zimbabwe: The way forward

Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo- February 16, 2020 08:32

Zimbabwe is buffeted by lack of cohesion, lack of strategic planning, buffeted by inconsistencies, incapacitation to deal with the current problems, and as we speak we have a serious crisis ... Read More

Dr. Walter Mzembi leader of the new People’s Party in Zimbabwe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020 09:40

Zimbabwe former Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi has been appointed interim leader of the newly formed People's Party. Dr. Mzembi and a number of the former Mugabe ... Read More

The brand of the President is under serious assault

Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo Eric Tawanda Muzamhindo- January 10, 2020 07:16

The office of the  U.S. President Donald Trump is under serious assault,  but this story is about another president of another country, President Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe. On 10 September 2017, ... Read More

Miss Tourism Zimbabwe finalists in accident

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 13, 2019 08:56

TEN of the 19 Miss Tourism Zimbabwe finalists, who were competing for honors at this year’s edition of the pageant scheduled for tomorrow at Montclair Hotel and Casino, Nyanga, were ... Read More

Could Dr. Walter Mzembi be the answer for a future Zimbabwe?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2019 07:46

Zimbabwe remains in an uncertain stage. Currently, in exile in South Africa, the former Zimbabwe Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mmzembi’s name continues to dominate on the political ... Read More

Why a U.S. Tour Operator re-discovers Victoria Falls and Southern Africa?

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 8, 2019 07:16

U.S Tour operator Western Leisure  Tours, a travel company based in Utah. Western Leisure is now ready to sell travel to Zimbabwe again, after owner Nicole Doherty took a fam ... Read More

UN: Severe hunger threatens half of Zimbabwe’s population

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019 15:29

The World Food Program announced plans to more than double the number of people it helps in Zimbabwe to more than 4 million. Over 7 million people overall are in ... Read More

Last chance to visit Victoria Falls before it’s drying up?

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 2, 2019 02:49

Zimbabwe Stakeholders in the tourism industry, who included officials from the Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, ... Read More

New political trend in Zimbabwe: Dr. Walter Mzembi and Nelson Chamisa

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- November 26, 2019 07:54

Nelson Chamisa is the President of the Movement for Democratic Change, in Zimbabwe who is in dispute with President Emmerson Mnangagwa over the 2018 elections. He got 43% of the ... Read More

High Investment returns in Zimbabwe? Irrigation Schemes and Commercial Agricultural Production

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2019 06:01

Many say Zimbabwe may be a hidden secret for global investors. It includes investment in the potential travel and tourism industry. eTN had reported about investment opportunities in tourism in ... Read More

Dr. Walter Mzembi breaks silence: Why unity in Zimbabwe will fix the economy

Dr. Walter Mzembi Dr. Walter Mzembi- October 13, 2019 20:17

As the Zimbabwe crisis worsens former long-serving Tourism Minister and candidate in the last UNWTO Secretary-General elections, Dr. Walter Mzembi breaks his silence to weigh in with a prescription on ... Read More

Ganda International Gospel Festival: 20,000 attended in Zimbabwe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2019 06:43

Big Time Strategic group spokesperson Mthokozisi Dube said that the Gwanda Gospel Festival was back with a different line-up this year that included Timothy Ncandweni and Shongwe from Swaziland who the ... Read More

Robert Mugabe passed age 95: Transcript UNWTO speech and view on tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 6, 2019 05:27

Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe has died. He was ninety-five and had been ill for some time and died in a hospital in Singapore. He was one of ... Read More

Southern African states want US, EU and UK sanctions against Zimbabwe lifted

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 16, 2019 19:20

Heads of state from member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are looking to rescue Zimbabwe from sanctions during their weekend meeting in Tanzania. The SADC heads of ... Read More

Tourism Minister ZImbabwe now officially fired and 3 candidates competing for her job

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 12, 2019 07:23

The Minister of Tourism for Zimbabwe Priscah Mupfumira was now officially fired from her post on August 8 by Zimbabwe President Cde. E D Mnagagwa after her arrest. The former ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism Leadership gone and Chaos follows: Transcript of a resignation letter

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- August 6, 2019 17:13

Zimbabwe Tourism seems to be in freefall and a state of chaos. Minister of  Tourism Prisca Mupfumira is in jail and is facing 40 years in prison.  The Zimbabwe Tourism ... Read More

No Bail! Zimbabwe Tourism Minister is facing 40 years in prison

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 6, 2019 07:50

The Minister of Tourism for Zimbabwe Prisca Mupfumira is facing 40 years in prison, according to local media reports. Mupfumira has been charged for alleged criminal abuse of office after ... Read More

Bail denied for ZImbabwe Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira

editor editor- July 27, 2019 18:43

Zimbabwe Tourism Minister  Prisca Mupfumira today had to abandon her Prado, Cruiser, Benz, to fit into the prison truck. Just a couple of days ago the minister was in London ... Read More

Arrested for Corruption: Prisca Mupfumira, Zimbabwe

editor editor- July 25, 2019 09:24

Tourism in Zimbabwe is seen as the biggest money earner left in Zimbabwe after the overthrow of the Mugabe regime. In charge of tourism is the Honorable  Minister of Prisca ... Read More

Zimbabwe national park reintroducing black rhinos to tourist destination

editor editor- July 23, 2019 02:56

by John Ditima, special to eTN The Gonarezhou National Park (GNP) in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo Province will reintroduce a maximum of 30 black rhinos in 2020. The animals will be sourced ... Read More

Victoria Falls Audio Guide adds 3 new languages to its audio guide

editor editor- July 17, 2019 01:04

by John Ditima Victoria Falls Audio Guide (VFAG) has added 3 more languages to its audio guide which provides a full description of 25 viewing points of the falls and ... Read More

New fishing lodge opens in Zimbabwe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 22:00

New fishing lodge, Simwenge Fishing Lodge (SFL) has opened in Zimbabwe about 80km downstream the Victoria Falls on the shores of the Zambezi river. SFL commented: “Simwenge is a tiger ... Read More

ZImbabwe Tourism Authority on a employee firing spree

editor editor- July 12, 2019 08:15

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has given immediate termination notice to 38 employees, saying it is adopting a leaner, more efficient and cost-effective human resource base. The employees, from different ... Read More

Ride Zimbabwe introduces horse riding game viewing

editor editor- July 10, 2019 09:56

by John Ditima Ride Zimbabwe, has introduced horse-riding at Hwange National Park (HNP) in Matabeleland North province for game viewing on horse backs. Ride Zimbabwe spokesperson, Luke Chikoo says riding ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Statement for Visitors on New Legal Tender Currency Regulation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 4, 2019 05:27

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority issued a clarification and statement in regards to the new regulation in force by the  Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. This regulation affects every citizen and visitor ... Read More

How can Zimbabwe find investors during an imploding economy in crisis?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 3, 2019 05:29

Zimbabwe is going through an unbelievable crisis while travel and tourism remain safe and functioning. The country is slowly reaching a dangerous tipping level. The crisis is deep with skyrocketing ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019 08:26

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most travelers as desirable and safe. However, there is a dark ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism invites African Tourism Board leaders to a fact-finding mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 02:46

African Tourism Board leaders were invited to Zimbabwe for a fact-finding mission and were afforded the opportunity to participate in a discussion with the Zimbabwe Minister of Tourism, Priscah Mupfumira. ... Read More

New culinary experiences launched in Victoria Falls

editor editor- April 24, 2019 21:03

Earlier this year Pure Africa Destination Management announced its latest restaurant management partnership with Afro-Chic destination venue Zambezi House Restaurant, which was voted as one of the ‘Most Beautiful Restaurants ... Read More

Deadly Tropical Cyclone spreads disaster in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 18:32

Mozambique and Malawi had been hit by tropical Cyclone Idai killing more than a hundred people.  The storm made landfall in central Mozambique on Thursday night. Tropical Cyclone Idai displaces 1.5 ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019 01:14

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old regime was back and the country was back to what ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what the joint resolution by the ... Read More

Former ZImbabwe Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi is alive

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 19:59

The former Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe, Dr. Walter Mzembi talked to eTurboNews Sunday night  from his residence in Johannesburg after social media and numerous Zimbabwe and South ... Read More

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