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Brewing Up for recovery – the innovative coffee caravan experience in Victoria Falls

TK and Loretta Musungwa have made quite a name for themselves in Victoria Falls during the COVID-19 pandemic, as baristas of excellence, who through their innovative move to service the community with a drive through coffee and smoothie caravan fuelled by passion.  Having returned from the Zimbabwean Diaspora living in Manchester UK in 2015, TK, …

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“The Greatest Safari on Earth” begins in Victoria Falls today

The inaugural ROAR AFRICA Emirates Executive Private Jet Safari, dubbed as “The Greatest Safari on Earth”, is set to arrive in Victoria Falls today, 18th August 2021.  The extraordinary ‘bucket list’ travel experience designed to preserve and support Africa’s wildlife, wild spaces and communities, aims to transform its guests into change agents for conservation and …

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The Blue Train set to make a comeback to Victoria Falls

This last weekend saw the return of The Blue Train to Victoria Falls for the first time since 2002 in a trial run for this famous luxury railway experience to once again include the destination as an extension to its traditional Cape Town and Pretoria route. As time meandered from the 19th Century towards the …

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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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Travel Journalist Family “The Bucket List Family” experience Zimbabwe

Theirs is a unique story, but one that inspires thousands of people around the world to travel and experience the diverse destinations and cultures that are on offer. Since 2015, “The Bucket List Family”, the Gee’s, have been working from around the world as Family Travel Journalists. In just three years of living full-time on …

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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 …