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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

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

$12.60 per gallon: Zimbabwe sets world’s gasoline price record

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 16:45

Zimbabwe is in the midst of an severe economic crisis and acute shortage of foreign currency, which has led to fuel, bread and other essential goods shortages. Many Zimbabwean companies ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a constant situation. "Zimbabwe is open for ... Read More

Zimbabwe’s ad hoc tax reprieve: A “missed opportunity”

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 23, 2013 09:15

Zimbabwe, unlike other governments, has granted a tax reprieve for the tourism industry to enable the sector to “retool.” The reprieve, according to Tourism Update, allows the industry to import ... Read More

Conferencing with UNWTO, WTTC and JATA

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 3, 2013 22:35

Covering three major global travel and tourism industry events in the span of three weeks took most of my August and September. Read More

eTN releases audio recording of Pres. Mugabe speech at UNWTO general assembly closing ceremony

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 3, 2013 01:37

As part of the upcoming launch of eTN 2.0, to be held in Las Vegas at this year's edition of Routes Global Summit, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's speech during the ... Read More

Only in Zambia: Bungee-twirl

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 9, 2013 22:09

On the sidelines of the historic and recently held 20th edition of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s General Assembly, the Zambia Tourism Board had commissioned eTN to cover the ... Read More

Zimbabwe claims “bid to sabotage UNWTO flops”

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 29, 2013 18:43

President [Robert] Mugabe yesterday took a swipe at the British and Americans for attempting to sabotage the 20th Session of the United Nations World Tourism Organization general assembly by making ... Read More

UNWTO’s Twentieth General Assembly “unlike” any other in history

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 28, 2013 17:15

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - This is the best-attended General Assembly in the history of the United Nations World Tourism Organizations (UNWTO), said Taleb Rifai when he addressed the media at ... Read More

UNWTO opening speech by President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

editor editor- August 26, 2013 04:20

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (eTN) - The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly was declared open Sunday night by President R.G. Mugabe of Zimbabwe. Read More

Swiss tourist arrested in Zimbabwe for “insulting” Mugabe

editor editor- September 18, 2012 09:38

(eTN) - According to a report in Zim Daily, a Swiss tourist was arrested at the border for insulting the President. The Swiss man and his wife were traveling from ... Read More

Canada quits UNWTO over Mugabe “honors”

editor editor- June 2, 2012 04:14

Canada has formalised its withdrawal from the UN tourism body after Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was invited to become a global leader in the sphere and sent a letter in ... Read More

UNWTO: No official honor bestowed on Mugabe

editor editor- June 1, 2012 06:52

The United Nations (UN) tourism body has insisted that Robert Mugabe has not been an awarded an official title, after he and his Zambian counterpart were asked to be tourism ... Read More

Zimbabwean reporter attacked as Daily News resumes publishing after seven-year ban

editor editor- March 26, 2011 03:20

Reporters Without Borders welcomes the return of the Daily News after a seven-year closure but is disturbed to learn that one of its reporters was attacked yesterday [March 24, 2011]. Read More

Mugabe hopes for a big boost to Zim tourism from the World Cup 2010

editor editor- April 19, 2010 01:45

HARARE — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said Sunday he hopes his country's tourism industry will get a boost from the football World Cup in neighbouring South Africa. Read More

UN calls Zimbabwe humanitarian situation “still grave”

editor editor- August 10, 2009 10:54

With not enough food to feed all 12.5 million Zimbabweans and funding requirements to provide urgently-needed aid only half met, the United Nations humanitarian arm has warned that the situation ... Read More

Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe continues to decline, UN says

editor editor- May 11, 2009 11:51

The cholera outbreak that took hold of Zimbabwe from last August sustained its downward trend last month while aid agencies continued their efforts to combat the disease, according to the ... Read More

Zimbabwe’s cholera declining, but UN health agency urges continued vigilance vital

editor editor- March 25, 2009 09:26

While noting an overall downward trend in the number of cholera cases and deaths in Zimbabwe over the last two months, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) urged continued ... Read More

ASTA takes on Delta Air Lines, plans on heading to Africa

editor editor- February 19, 2009 09:58

(Questions for William A. Maloney, chief executive officer of the American Society of Travel Agents) Read More

Chinese president to visit Tanzania over the weekend

editor editor- February 13, 2009 04:37

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Chinese President Hu Jintao's arrives in Tanzania this weekend in a two-day state visit aimed to enhance Sino-Tanzania economic cooperation and help both countries ... Read More

UN makes an urgent call about Zimbabwe

editor editor- December 23, 2008 09:36

Some argue that tourism to Zimbabwe should not be encouraged until the “monster and his murderous military and paramilitary thugs are removed from power." But is boycotting tourism and stringent ... Read More

A story about a once-thriving tourism destination

editor editor- December 17, 2008 10:48

The news has been a bit shocking this week in its reporting of life in Zimbabwe. At first we hear that the cholera epidemic is getting worse. Read More

Sudan indictment seen as ray of hope

editor editor- July 15, 2008 06:04

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is to be indicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague were welcomed by a broad section of human rights activists from Eastern ... Read More

Zimbabwe: The end of a dream?

editor editor- June 23, 2008 09:27

As Zimbabwe was led down the road of ever increasing violence by its brutal rulers over the past few weeks, the patience of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party ... Read More

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