Travel – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Thu, 23 May 2019 14:59:59 +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 All set for inaugural Zim Food and Culture Festival https://www.263chat.com/all-set-for-inaugural-zim-food-and-culture-festival/ https://www.263chat.com/all-set-for-inaugural-zim-food-and-culture-festival/#respond 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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Zimbabwe A Safe Haven For Investment-Mohadi https://www.263chat.com/zimbabwe-a-safe-haven-for-investment/ https://www.263chat.com/zimbabwe-a-safe-haven-for-investment/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 11:10:29 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48743 www.263chat.com

Zimbabwe will increase international tourists, exports and foreign direct investments (FDI) and enhance growth of the national economy and in turn create jobs if a deliberate approach to market the image of the country is undertaken, Vice President Kembo Mohadi has said. In his keynote address at the Zimbabwe China Business Forum today in Harare, […]

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Mnangagwa Pins Hopes On Chinese For Tourism Growth https://www.263chat.com/mnangagwa-pins-hopes-on-chinese-for-tourism-growth/ https://www.263chat.com/mnangagwa-pins-hopes-on-chinese-for-tourism-growth/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 09:21:36 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48733

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is confident the high-level delegation visit of 343 tourists from China will help boost Zimbabwe’s tourist arrivals while also expanding and diversifying the country’s tourism source markets. The tourists from China are the first batch of at least 10 000 tourists from the East Asian country expected to visit Zimbabwe in the […]

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Ilala Lodge Hotel To Showcase Line-Up Of Enhancements At Leading African Tourism Trade Show https://www.263chat.com/ilala-lodge-hotel-to-showcase-line-up-of-enhancements-at-leading-african-tourism-trade-show/ Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:23:49 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=47489

At the 2019 Africa’s Travel Indaba tourism trade show Ilala Lodge Hotel will showcase a line-up of recent developments set to enhance guest experiences in Zimbabwe’s tourism capital, Victoria Falls. Africa’s Travel Indaba takes place in Durban, South Africa, and attracts around 7000 international buyers and media from across the world by displaying the widest […]

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Africa Albida Tourism Chief Executive Wins Diplomacy Award https://www.263chat.com/africa-albida-tourism-chief-executive-wins-diplomacy-award/ Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:30:34 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=45951

Africa Albida Tourism chief executive Ross Kennedy is “humbled” to have won the 2019 Outstanding Contribution to Diplomacy Award, alongside the late great musician Oliver Mtukudzi. The award, which is part of the Diplomat of the Year Awards, is given to an organisation or individual who has contributed immensely to the relationship between Zimbabwe and […]

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Tourism Sector Targets Infrastructure Development https://www.263chat.com/45427-2/ Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:28:10 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=45427

The sector continues to record a positive trajectory after clocking 2,4 million arrivals last year translating to over 1 billion dollars in earned receipts. 

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Shipment of Baby Elephants: CITES Not Sincere In Its Mandate https://www.263chat.com/shipment-of-baby-elephants-cites-not-sincere-in-its-mandate/ Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:17:21 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=44392 www.263chat.com

Another group of young wild elephants have been abducted from families and “prepared” through harsh training for shipment to zoos some 7000 miles away from home. What happened to the post- Mugabe promises that Zimbabwe’s wildlife would be protected, assumed to mean among other things they would no longer be regularly offered up to settle […]

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Kaseke Finally Leaves ZTA https://www.263chat.com/kaseke-finally-leaves-zta/ Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:53:03 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=44016

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority has finally parted ways with its former Chief Executive Officer Dr Karikoga Kaseke who has been failing to report for duty since November 2018 on medical grounds.

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New 4-Star Hotel Set For Vic Falls https://www.263chat.com/new-4-star-hotel-set-for-vic-falls/ Tue, 29 Jan 2019 13:27:31 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=43485

Ilala Lodge Hotel Group has commenced construction of a new luxury hotel on the banks of the Zambezi River, Victoria Falls, following a Ground-breaking Ceremony held last week. The 4-star luxury hotel will be named the Palm River Lodge and marks a significant expansion to the Ilala Lodge Hotel Group. Welcoming the construction of the […]

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Three of Zimbabwean Hospitality Group’s Properties Make Best Hotels in Africa List https://www.263chat.com/three-of-zimbabwean-hospitality-groups-properties-make-best-hotels-in-africa-list/ Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:18:52 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=41727

Leading UK newspaper The Telegraph has named three Africa Albida Tourism properties – Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Victoria Falls Safari Club and Ngoma Safari Lodge, in Chobe, Botswana – in their Best Hotels in Africa list. It comes at a time when Zimbabwe is already experiencing a surge in tourist arrivals, which is expected to […]

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