There is still an opportunity for golfers to play their part in conserving Zimbabwe’s wildlife by supporting the Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit’s (VFAPU) annual fundraising Golf Day, to be held in Harare on September 21.
Wilderness Safaris is returning to Chikwenya in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park after having last operated in the area in 2006.
Zimbabwe is seeing visitors move beyond the usual popular tourist destinations, thanks to better access and infrastructure.
Machaba Safaris’ brand new Verney’s Camp opened in May in a remote 10,000 ha private concession in the south eastern section of Zimbabwe’s iconic Hwange National Park.
In a move to enhance destination awareness and foster market visibility, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has appointed VFS Global to promote Zimbabwe as a preferred tourism destination in both India and GCC region.
Zimbabwe and Zambia have agreed to set up a joint tourism facilitation committee to coordinate combined marketing campaigns and deliberate on issues affecting the sector.
A new shared transfer platform, named Kariba Transfer Schedule, has been introduced in Zimbabwe to make it both easier and more affordable for tour operators and travel agents to book transfers for their clients.
Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) initiated a programme to empower rural communities through its recently revealed heritage tourism programme, which aims to create jobs and improve livelihoods.
Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Tourism is on a drive to register small lodges, households, restaurants and other eateries, in an effort to offer home stays and eateries for international tourists to choose from when visiting the country.
Prisca Mupfumira, minister, tourism and hospitality industry, Zimbabwe, said that the country is planning on intensify tourism marketing efforts in Asia and the Middle East.