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Africa’s Eden In-Destination Travel Show begins in Victoria Falls today

The inaugural Africa’s Eden In-Destination Travel Show began in Victoria Falls today to showcase the expansive and unparalleled biodiversity and world-class wilderness, wildlife and outdoor adventure offering of the region incorporating Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. As a membership association focused on collaborative efforts to promote the region, Africa’s Eden together with 75 exhibitors from …

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Fastjet introduces Victoria Falls to Maun flights

Fastjet Zimbabwe, the award-winning value-based airline, has today announced that effective Thursday, 30 June 2022, the airline will introduce a new service between Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Maun in Botswana. The new route is scheduled to operate four (4) times a week on a Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. Fastjet will operate the route …

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Traveller Voices – “Our Christmas Trip to Victoria Falls”

A first-hand travel story told by a family visiting Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in December 2021 Meet the Howard Family The Howards are a family of three, their son aged 17. They live in South Africa, and for Mr Howard and his son, this was their first visit to Zimbabwe and to Victoria Falls. They came …

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Mack Air and Central Air Transport Services partner to service new flight between Victoria Falls and Hwange

A new partnership between Mack Air and Central Air Transport Services (CATS) in Zimbabwe was announced late last week. Together, the organisations are launching daily operations as of April 2022 to service flights between Victoria Falls International Airport to the Hwange and surrounding areas. In their Press Statement issued last week, Mack Air stated, “As …

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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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Lewa & Co – building back a better future, women in construction

Kuda Hove, CEO of Lewa & Co, is making strong strides in building back a better future, and she is planning to take a lot of women with her in the process. Lewa & Co is a subsidiary of LewaLevu Trading, a female owned business established in 2014 in Victoria Falls. The word “Lewa” is …

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Sports Tourism Experience to take place in Victoria Falls later this month

Ecotourism Africa Trust, founded in 2018, has created a new venture Sports Tourism Inc focused on increasing domestic tourism through sport across the country. With the intention to create regular and annual events, Sports Tourism Inc in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, and with special approval from the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, …

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House of Zulu – soulful food in the heart of the rural community reopens

Soulful food has been a core passion for both Brian and Mona Zulu, who having left Zimbabwe to broaden their horizons, travel the world and experience different types of food, returned in December 2018 to begin building their dream – a relaxing vibrant setting focused on soulful honest food in a location that would assist …

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Consultative meeting with SMEs takes place in Victoria Falls

The Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Honourable Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ncube, met with the small to medium enterprises (SME’s) in the tourism sector of Victoria Falls on Saturday at The Kingdom Hotel. The meeting was to discuss key challenges that the SME’s are facing in the tourism sector and to see where the Ministry …