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Tourism Stakeholders feature prominently in CSR Awards

The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) and the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Network Zimbabwe held an awards ceremony in Victoria Falls last friday at the close of the 5th Business Summit to appreciate and honour outstanding individuals and businesses who have made positive impacts on community development and environmental management programmes. Running under the theme ‘Celebrating …

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Braille Rail unveiled at The Lookout Cafe in Victoria Falls today

In the spirit of “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”, and to continually look at making the destination more accessible for all, Victoria Falls has today unveiled its first Braille Rail at The Lookout Cafe, along with Braille menu’s. At the unveiling event held at The Lookout Cafe, the Mayor Of Victoria Falls, Somvelo Dlamini said, “It …

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A new Art Gallery in the making for Victoria Falls: artist Lawrence Nyemba

Victoria Falls resident Lawrence Nyemba is one of Victoria Falls well-known and highly respected artists, and his vivid and impressive paintings have become sought after pieces with both local and international customers for businesses and individuals alike. His artworks now hang in lodges, airport lounges and homes around the world. His story however is an …

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Zimbabwe begins using the Trusted Travel Initiative Platform

In October 2020, the African Union officially launched the Trusted Travel platform as part of the overall Trusted Travel Initiative during a joint ministerial meeting of the ministers of health, transport, and information and communication of African Union Member States. The African Union Commission and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) launched the …

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Designated Isolation Facility for tourists in Victoria Falls

Whilst recovery of tourism to Victoria Falls has begun, there have been some travellers who have expressed concern and reluctance to travel in the event that they were to test positive for COVID before departing from Zimbabwe. 544 Reynard Road, “Malachite House”, is now a temporary designated isolation facility for tourists approved by Ministry of …

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Kazangula and Victoria Falls border posts reopen to vaccinated travellers

Today on 30th July 2021, the Kazangula and Victoria Falls Border Posts to Zimbabwe have reopened to travellers who are fully vaccinated only. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travellers will be denied entry through these two land borders. Whilst Zimbabwe’s main International Airports have remained open throughout 2021, the land borders were closed in January 2021 …

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Zimbabwe Entry requirements remain unchanged for tourists

The regulations with regard to Tourists arriving in Zimbabwe by air remain unchanged and are as follows: A PCR negative certificate issued within 48 hours of departure for Zimbabwe should be presented on arrival Tourists arriving will be required to fill out a travel history document to hand in at immigration Tourists will be temperature …

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Airlines continue to show confidence in Victoria Falls

Airlines over recent months have shown their confidence in the recovery of the destination by announcing dates of the resumption of their flights to the tourism hub of Victoria Falls. In addition, a number of new airlines are currently scoping out the destination for possible consideration on their routings in the future.   Airlink As of 3rd …

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Food Packs delivered to front line medical teams

Today Jafuta Foundation delivered 81 food packs to the front line medical team staff who assisted in the vaccination of the Victoria Falls community as a small token of thanks for their continued commitment and work to ensure the well-being and safety of this tourism community at the Gateway to Zimbabwe. The food packs were …

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Victoria Falls vaccinating towards recovery

In a unique approach to become COVID-free and encourage the recovery of tourism, the government of Zimbabwe have prioritised the tourism sector, and in particular Victoria Falls, to get vaccinated in phase two of their vaccination roll out campaign – a policy that could see Victoria Falls become the first City in the World to …