Visa regime upset Nigerians

Visa regime upset Nigerians

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE has been urged to consider revising its strict visa regime if it entertains hopes of attracting more Nigerian tourists into the country. Currently, Nigerians are said to be favouring Dubai and South Africa owing to relaxed visa requirements and processing period. Dubai takes about 24 hours, while South African takes around six days to process visas for Nigerians applying to enter their countries. However, in Zimbabwe, Nigeria is currently placed in Category C which requires that visitors from that country must apply for visas before coming…

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Govt targets US$5billion tourism revenue

Govt targets US$5billion tourism revenue

By Daniel Chigundu GOVERNMENT says it has put in place measures that will see the country achieving about US$5billion revenue from the tourism sector through arrivals. In a speech read on his behalf at the Stakeholders workshop on the ease of doing business in tourism and enabler sectors, chief secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda said the target will be met through collaboration in the tourism sector. “Government, working in collaboration with the tourism sector has set an ambitious goal to achieve a US$5billion revenue target on the…

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