Govt applauds Zimre US$13m investment

Govt applauds Zimre US$13m investment

By Daniel Chigundu TOURISM and Hospitality Industry Minister Prisca Mupfumira has praised Zimre Property Investments for its US$13 million investment towards construction of the Sawanga Shopping Mall in Victoria Falls. The investment comes at a time when government has designated the resort town as a Special Economic Zones and is busy trying to lure both local and international investors. Although Victoria Falls has one of the world’s seven wonders and is the country’s main tourist attraction centre, but the town has been lagging when it comes to investment. Speaking on…

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Vic Falls lagging behind in accommodation: Dr Kaseke

Vic Falls lagging behind in accommodation:  Dr Kaseke

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive Dr Karikoga Kaseke says Victoria Falls in under-hoteled and might run short of accommodation when tourist arrivals begin to pick. The country’s tourism board is currently implementing various initiatives to increase tourist arrivals into the country under its destination marketing strategy. ZTA is also working on an initiative dubbed the Visit Zimbabwe Campaign which is targeting countries that contribute the biggest number of world outbound tourists such as China. Speaking on the side lines of the ground breaking ceremony of the…

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