Govt. to amend Visa regime: Chiwenga

Govt. to amend Visa regime: Chiwenga

By Daniel Chigundu VICE President Retired general Constantino Chiwenga says the government is working on reviewing the country’s visa regime under its 100 days work plan with a view to make it easier for tourists to come to the country. Strict visa regime is one of the bottle-necks identified to be turning tourists away from Zimbabwe as most of them are required to get the visas before they travel to the country. Zimbabwe currently has three categories in its visa regimes, category A, Category B and Category 3. Category A:…

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Kaseke tears into Mzembi …says he had no vision for tourism

Kaseke tears into Mzembi …says he had no vision for tourism

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive Dr Karikoga Kaseke says the former Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Walter Mzembi’s perceived vision for the tourism sector was not a vision at all. Mzembi’s vision was 5:5:15:2020 – (towards a US$5 billion tourism economy from five million arrivals, contributing 15 percent to the Gross Domestic Product, by the year 2020. However, addressing delegates during a stakeholder consultative workshop for the National Tourism Sector Strategy, Dr Kaseke said the former minister thought he was a visionary by virtue of being…

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