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Rotary Club of Victoria Falls award for Community Champion of the Year

Earlier this month, the Rotary Club of Victoria Falls held a virtual awards ceremony to present their annual awards to members who have excelled in a particular area and who have shown outstanding dedication to community development and to serving the community to improve lives. The award for Community Champion of the Year was awarded …

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Victoria Falls resident becomes correspondent on research of Zimbabwe’s rural tourism economy

Victoria Falls resident, stand up comedian, celebrity chef and entrepreneur Carl Joshua Ncube was this week announced as a rural correspondent for the Southern African Times online publication, following his recent decision to begin a four year study on Rural Zimbabwe, a move that will see Ncube researching and unearthing the potential of Zimbabwe’s Rural …

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ZEWACT host Victoria Falls Primary School Conservation Club

The Zimbabwe Elephant Welfare and Conservation Trust (ZEWACT) recently hosted the Victoria Falls Primary School Conservation Club at their Jafuta Reserve on the outskirts of Victoria Falls. Renowned for its progressive learning curriculums and outstanding level of education, Victoria Falls Primary School seeks to provide a broad, modern and well balanced education, which aims to …

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Is Victoria Falls becoming a celebrity dream destination?

Whilst Victoria Falls was upgraded to City Status in 2020, it has effectively maintained its relatively small and intimate community appeal and remained immersed within nature, surrounded by National Parks, Forest Woodlands and protected areas. It’s wide open spaces, wildlife experiences, generally warm climate conditions, and welcoming community enhance the attraction to experience the majestic …

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Ready for take off

Who is behind Zimbabwe’s new Air Services Development Program? The newly formed Airports Company of Zimbabwe (Private) Limited (ACZ) has a new CEO, Tawanda Gusha. ACZ is pioneering a new Air Service Development Program to proactively secure new routes for Victoria Falls. Mr. Gusha announced today that the Program has secured its first major long-haul …

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Eurowings Discover to fly Frankfurt to Victoria Falls as of 30th March 2022

In an online virtual briefing today hosted by the Airports Company of Zimbabwe and Eurowings Discover, a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, it was announced that the newly formed Eurowings Discover leisure long haul carrier will begin flights Frankfurt – Windhoek – Victoria Falls as of 30th March 2022. The announcement comes following the recently …

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MECTHI and ZIDA host stakeholders workshop on Victoria Falls Planning and Development

Today the Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry and the Zimbabwe Investment Development Agency (ZIDA) held the first of a series of workshops with stakeholders in Victoria Falls focused on the planning and development of Victoria Falls and the environs, supported by IFC under the Zimbabwe Destination Development Programme. The workshop was held …

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Matetsi Victoria Falls brings home the Silver Award at the International Tourism Film Festival – Africa 2021

Matetsi Victoria Falls this last week was awarded the Silver Award at the International Tourism Film Festival – Africa 2021 for their “Matetsi Victoria Falls – A Conservation Journey” showcasing the incredible efforts to restore the wildlife and protect the landscape of their 136,000 acre private game reserve that sits within the heart of the …

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The Lookout Cafe nominated for 2021’s Best Landmark Restaurant in Africa

The World Culinary Awards Committee has nominated Wild Horizons Lookout Café – Victoria Falls for 2021’s Best Landmark Restaurant in Africa! This iconic restaurant in Victoria Falls, perched on the edge of the Batoka Gorge, has been serving decadent breakfasts, lunches, dinners, cocktails and canapés to thousands of visitors over the last few years. Having …

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Victoria Falls photographer included in Remembering African Wild Dogs Book

Well renowned Zimbabwean born and Victoria Falls based photographer, Tami Walker, has been selected as one of the photographers whose image of Wild Dogs taken in Mana Pools will be included in the “Remembering African Wild Dogs” Book due to be released “Remembering African Wild Dogs” is part of a collection of books under the …