We want to regain South Africa market: Dr Kaseke

We want to regain South Africa market: Dr Kaseke

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive Dr Karikoga Kaseke has said Zimbabwe is going to use the Africa Travel Indaba to regain lost market in South Africa. Travel Indaba which will run from 8-10 May this year, is Africa’s largest tourism show that sees the continent showcasing its’ wide variety of tourism products. The show, to which Zimbabwe has been a consistent participant in the past 30 years, also attracts international buyers and media from across the globe and provides a business and policy platform forum for…

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Antelope Park conserving the African lion

Antelope Park conserving the African lion

By Daniel Chigundu  ANTELOPE Park located on the outskirts of Gweru is a three-star bush camp that offers about 20 activities which are centred on its 120 African lions. In 1970, there were about 300 000 African lions on the continent but the figure has reduced sharply to a measly 15 000 and according to Antelope Park, if the trend is allowed to continue, this type of lion will be extinct in the next 100 years. Lions play a pivotal role in the food chain as they are the head…

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UNWTO sets electoral guidelines

UNWTO sets electoral guidelines

By Sugar Chagonda Luxor, Egypt THE just ended 104th session meeting of the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)has approved the electoral procedures, guidelines and road map for the 2017 plebiscite. Approved guidelines are expected to provide a road map for the election of the new Secretary General of the organisation, who will replace Dr Taleb Rifai, whose tenure ends in December 2017. UNWTO will formally announce the vacancy for its top post this month through note verbales to be sent to all member states. The…

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