Travel – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Mon, 25 Nov 2019 07:44:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.263chat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/263-Chat-Website-Logo-01-3-01-100x100.png Travel – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com 32 32 Zimbabwe National Conventions Bureau Rejoins ICCA https://www.263chat.com/zimbabwe-national-conventions-bureau-rejoins-icca/ https://www.263chat.com/zimbabwe-national-conventions-bureau-rejoins-icca/#respond Mon, 25 Nov 2019 07:44:06 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=57441

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 […]

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ZTA Takes Zim’s Tourism Drive To Spain https://www.263chat.com/57214-2/ https://www.263chat.com/57214-2/#respond Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:13:03 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=57214 www.263chat.com

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 […]

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Sangani/Hlanganani Preps At Advanced Stage https://www.263chat.com/sangani-hlanganani-preps-at-advanced-stage/ Thu, 29 Aug 2019 14:54:30 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=53407 www.263chat.com

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 […]

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We Have Enough Hotels For Sanganai/Hlanganani Expo: HAZ https://www.263chat.com/we-have-enough-hotels-for-sanganai-hlanganani-expo/ Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:05:13 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=52603

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 […]

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20 Countries Confirm Sanganai Participation https://www.263chat.com/52439-2/ Tue, 06 Aug 2019 08:32:36 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=52439

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 […]

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Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Named Among Africa’s Top Five Resort Hotels https://www.263chat.com/victoria-falls-safari-lodge-named-among-africas-top-five-resort-hotels/ Mon, 29 Jul 2019 11:19:12 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=52052

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 […]

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Machaba Safaris Acquires Ngoma Safari Lodge https://www.263chat.com/machaba-safaris-acquires-ngoma-safari-lodge/ Wed, 24 Jul 2019 09:34:26 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51793

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 – […]

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 The Iconic Boma – Dinner & Drum Show Undergoes A Major Refurbishment https://www.263chat.com/the-iconic-boma-dinner-drum-show-undergoes-a-major-refurbishment/ Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:37:42 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51424

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 […]

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A Beast Of An Ambassador https://www.263chat.com/a-beast-of-an-ambassador/ Wed, 05 Jun 2019 10:52:04 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=49600

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 […]

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All set for inaugural Zim Food and Culture Festival https://www.263chat.com/all-set-for-inaugural-zim-food-and-culture-festival/ Sun, 19 May 2019 21:54:43 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48778

Zimbabwe’s efforts to boost domestic tourism pick up a gear with the inaugural Zimbabwe Food and Culture Festival scheduled to run in the capital from 23 – 25 May 2019 in the Harare Gardens from 0800 hours to 6 pm everyday. Preparations for the event are at an advanced stage. The festival’s main objective is […]

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