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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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CSR Network of Zimbabwe to hold Responsible Business Summit and CSR Awards in Victoria Falls

The Zimbabwe Annual Responsible Business Summit is due to take place in Victoria Falls later this month between 29th September and 1st October. The objectives of the summit are to gather delegates from industry, government and academia amongst others to discuss issues pertaining to Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Responsible Investment in Zimbabwe, and to …

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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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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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WildAid Africa support ongoing initiatives in Victoria Falls and surrounding regions

A team from WildAid Africa recently travelled to Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park to get insight into the impact of the covid pandemic on organisations and individuals, and to showcase the ongoing efforts of tourism stakeholders in providing essential support to communities living alongside wildlife areas. Teaming up with Wilderness Safaris, WildAid Southern Africa …

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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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“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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KAZA TFCA Steps Up for large-scale elephant survey

Today on World Elephant Day, The Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) Secretariat announced that preparations for a KAZA-wide synchronised aerial survey have been stepped up to determine accurate numbers and seasonal distributions of the African Savannah elephants found in the landscape. In a press statement earlier today, and joining the rest of the …