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Zambezi Boutique a new intimate offering to open 1st June

Zambezi Boutique is a new exclusive guesthouse due to open on 1st June 2021 to add to the growing diversity of accommodation options available in Victoria Falls. Focused on offering an intimate and exclusive experience of the tourism hub, the guesthouse will be incorporating unique value-add activities on-site which support local specialists and small businesses …

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Jafuta Foundation and Rotary Club of Victoria Falls continue to support and empower the communities

Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to impact tourism to, and businesses in and around Victoria Falls, Jafuta Foundation and the Rotary Club of Victoria Falls have continued to increase their efforts to provide support to local communities. The first three months of this year have seen incredible examples of the continued commitment to improving …

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New affordable ‘hop-on / hop-off’ transport launches in Victoria Falls

Following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, two young and dynamic tourism entrepreneurs, AJ Benzon and Jamie Henson, decided to get together and discuss how they could tackle the challenge of affordable transport, and offer a distinctly different yet more cost effective way for budget travellers to get in and around the tourism hub of …

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Victoria Falls – Increasing water levels excite tourism stakeholders and travellers alike

As of the 11th March, according to the Zambezi River Authority, the Zambezi River flows at Victoria Falls have continued increasing steadily due to local rainfall activity and increasing inflow from the Upper Catchment of the Zambezi, closing the period under review at 3,597 m3/s. The flow observed on the same date last year was …

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Airlines show confidence in Victoria Falls with the resumption of flights

It has been a week of good news as a number of airlines have come forward with announcements of plans to resume flights to the tourism and adventure hub of Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls. With the COVID-19 vaccine quickly rolling out across the world’s populations, many have started to look at travel plans to get out …

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Lufthansa & SWISS partner with Airlink to offer connections within Southern Africa

Lufthansa and SWISS announced in a Press Release today that they are partnering with Airlink, to offer customers access to over 25 domestic destinations in South Africa, and over 20 regional destinations in Southern Africa, such as Victoria Falls, Gaborone, Kasane, Vilanculos, Maun, Maputo, Windhoek, Harare, Lusaka, Ndola, Bulawayo and more. The interline agreement which …

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The Rapid Response Team continues to work tirelessly to service the Victoria Falls Community

Residents of Victoria Falls have been requested by the Victoria Falls COVID-19 Taskforce to stay home if presenting any symptoms of COVID-19 and call the Rapid Response Team hotline for assistance. The Victoria Falls Rapid Response team is composed of nurses specialized in the detection of, testing for and treatment of COVID-19. Once a call …

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Tourism Development Planning for Victoria Falls

As part of the Zimbabwe Destination Development Program, the Government of Zimbabwe and the IFC appointed Freedthinkers to work with key stakeholders to answer the question: How might Victoria Falls and its surroundings become a stronger, more resilient tourism hub, to the benefit of both society and the environment? Phase One of this process is …

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Fastjet resume flights between Harare & Victoria Falls

We are pleased to confirm that domestic flights between between Harare and Victoria Falls resumed as of 1st October 2020, and will operate every Thursday and Sunday. These routes are currently on promotion offering reduced flight fares one way including taxes and free baggage allowance. As a standard product offering on all domestic and international …