Govt wants all tourism players registered

Govt wants all tourism players registered

By Daniel Chigundu GOVERNMENT says all operators of unregistered tourism and hospitality industry services must be registered to enable effective planning for the lucrative sector. In an effort to cushion themselves from the obtaining economic difficulties currently being experienced in the country, some people have converted their houses into lodges, opened restaurants or are offering catering services while others are operating unregistered car hire services. However, in terms of the Tourism Act of 1996 Chapter 14:20 section 36 all designated tourism facilities are required to be registered with the Zimbabwe…

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Massive incentives for airlines …as Chinamasa demands more from tourism

Massive incentives for airlines …as Chinamasa demands more from tourism

 By Daniel Chigundu FINANCE and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has revealed that he is working on a raft of measures that will see the government giving massive incentives to airlines that fly into Zimbabwe. Since 1999, Zimbabwe has seen major airlines shunning the country for various reasons and this has affected tourist arrivals and the situation has been further worsened by the state of affairs at Air Zimbabwe. Airlines are not only important for tourism purposes but also play a major role in exportation and importation of various goods…

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More Sanganai/Hlanganani buyers jet in

More Sanganai/Hlanganani buyers jet in

By Daniel Chigundu and Lynette Fushai  MORE than 20 foreign buyers have arrived in the country ahead of the 2016 edition of Sanganai/Hlanganani to be held in Bulawayo next week. Speaking soon after arriving at the national airport, Gordon Triegaardt of Traveltroll Africa said Zimbabwe had over the years evolved into a fine destination that offers pleasant products. “I am hoping to see some new products in Zimbabwe and hopefully some of the old products that have been refurbished. I am looking forward to tour the whole of Zimbabwe for…

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