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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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Africa’s Eden release Press Statement on recently announced travel bans

Africa’s Eden Tourism Association, a private sector, membership based organisation representing the tourism ecosystem in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe, issued a Press Statement today imploring World Leader’s to ‘consider the science regarding the new variant and to understand the cost of travel bans on the communities, conservation and economic recovery’ of the region, before …

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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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Zambesia Conservation Alliance to host Conservation Games Awards event in Victoria Falls

On the 27th November 2021, Zambesia Conservation Alliance will host the Conservation Games Awards event for the winners of the various categories of the first ever Conservation Games held online in 2020. The Conservation Games, a set of quiz matches played via ZOOM, was held over a series of recorded matches and then released on …

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Victoria Falls stakeholders mourn the loss of conservation hero

Victoria Falls stakeholders have this past weekend, been mourning the loss of one of their conservation heroes and wildlife warriors who was killed in a tragic wildlife incident on Friday 8th October 2021. A statement issued by Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit today confirmed the following:- “On Friday 8th October, following a report of a possible …

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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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Victoria Falls steps up efforts to become cleanest City in Africa

Earlier this month, the Pristine Victoria Falls Society (PVFS) was formed by stakeholders and residents in Victoria Falls in an effort to drive forward the goal to become the cleanest City in Africa. Led by a committee of individuals from various organisations within Victoria Falls, the Pristine Victoria Falls Society has quickly gained momentum as …

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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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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 …