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17 Children Injured When Boeing 777 Dumps Fuel on School Playground

17 children and 6 adults were reported injured after a Boeing 777 returning to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) dropped fuel on an elementary school playground. FlightAware showed that Delta Air Lines Flight 89 to Shanghai, China, departed LAX and circled back over Southern California and returned to the airport today. The plane had mechanical issues […]

Zimbabwe National Conventions Bureau Rejoins ICCA

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has rejoined the elite International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) after a two-year absence. The reintegration has been a welcome and long-awaited move that will go a long way in attracting new conferences and conventions to Zimbabwe. The presence of Zimbabwe at the Institute of Business Travel management (IBTM) world […]

ZTA Takes Zim’s Tourism Drive To Spain

In its drive to promote Zimbabwe as a Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) destination, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is taking part at Incentive Business Travel and Meetings World Exhibition that runs from 19 – 21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Zimbabwe has identified strategic business tourism shows which provide platforms for engagements. This […]

Sangani/Hlanganani Preps At Advanced Stage

PREPARATIONS for the Sanganai/Hlanganani World Travel Expo have picked up a gear with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) working around the clock to ensure the expo provides the best of what Zimbabwe has to offer. Zimbabwe is set to host Africa’s Premier Business Exchange, the 12th Edition of the Sanganai Hlanganani World Tourism Expo, at […]

We Have Enough Hotels For Sanganai/Hlanganani Expo: HAZ

The Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe says it is geared up to host the 12th edition of the  Sanganai/Hlanganani Travel Expo scheduled for September 12 to 14 at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair Grounds in Bulawayo dismissing fears of shortages of accommodation during the event. HAZ president Innocent Manyera said the region was now geared up […]

20 Countries Confirm Sanganai Participation

More than 20 countries have confirmed their participation at this year’s edition of the Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo which runs from 12 to 14 September 2019 at the ZITF Exhibition Centre in Bulawayo. The annual tourism fair, brings in a conglomerate of companies and showcases the widest variety of Africa’s best tourism products, and attracts […]

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Named Among Africa’s Top Five Resort Hotels

Africa Albida Tourism is thrilled its flagship property, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, has been named among Africa’s top five resort hotels by high profile US magazine Travel + Leisure, says chief executive Ross Kennedy. Victoria Falls Safari Lodge was the only Zimbabwean property to feature in this category, taking fifth place with a score of […]

Machaba Safaris Acquires Ngoma Safari Lodge

Africa Albida Tourism chief executive Ross Kennedy, and Machaba Safaris managing director Alistair Rankin announce that Ngoma Lodge PTY LTD, in Chobe, Botswana, has been purchased by Machaba Safaris, effective August 1, 2019. Negotiations and discussions between the two parties, as well as the Chobe Enclave Conservation Trust (CECT) – the lodge’s community partners – […]

 The Iconic Boma – Dinner & Drum Show Undergoes A Major Refurbishment

The Boma – Dinner & Drum Show has a fresh look and feel, with its new décor capturing the style of the traditional Zimbabwean cooking hut, while the kitchen has been rebuilt and modernised and other structural enhancements made. The US$250,000 refurbishment – completed last month – was done to keep pace with the growing […]

A Beast Of An Ambassador

Zimbabwe-born Springbok prop Tendai “The Beast” Mtawarira has been named Tourism Ambassador for destination Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Tourism Authority says its main objective for the appointment is to increase tourism traffic into destination Zimbabwe and enhance its ambitious three million visitors by end of 2019, having received 2,5 million visitors in 2018. This comes as the global […]