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Proposal To Lift Hunting Ban In Botswana

Gabarone, Botswana, 22 February 2019 – Yesterday, a white paper was submitted to the government, which, if passed, could effectively lift the ban on hunting wildlife in all areas of Botswana that has been in effect since January 2014. The ...

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Zambezi Queen Collection Refurb Update

Floating along the mighty Chobe River between the borders of Botswana and Namibia, the Zambezi Queen Collection comprises four houseboats, including the luxurious Zambezi Queen and her three Chobe Princesses, as well as the secluded tented Ichingo Chobe River Lodge. ...

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Positive Future for Botswana Tourism

wttc economic impact report Botswana

According to the latest World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Economic Impact report for Botswana, positive growth is expected for the country over the next ten years. “Inclusive growth and ensuring a future with quality jobs are the concerns of ...

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Former Botswana President Commits to Tuli Conservation

Dr Ian Khama

The Tuli Conservation Trust (CBE) has announced the appointment of the Former President of Botswana, His Excellency Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, as its founding patron.  Ian Khama has played a visionary role in establishing Botswana’s world-renowned conservation ...

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Seven Tips To help You Plan Your next “BLEISURE” Holiday

Travelling for work has its pros and cons: you get to visit a new destination with all your expenses covered, but you’re taken away from your family. Look for the silver lining though – with your own expenses covered, you ...

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Africa Hotel Valuation Index 2017

HVS, the global hospitality consulting firm and host of the THINC Africa conference, launched their 2017 African Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) at the conference. This year sees the fourth edition of the African HVI, which includes more markets and increasing ...

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Botswana & Zimbabwe’s Iconic Safari Lodges

Africa Albida Tourism’s luxurious properties, located in two of Southern Africa’s iconic destinations – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, and Chobe, Botswana – are featured in this month’s Adventure Africa GeoDirectory. The properties encapsulate the very essence of Africa and provide the perfect ...

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New Managers at Ngoma Safari Lodge

JARRYD King and Frances van Pletzen have taken up the positions as new managers at Ngoma Safari Lodge in Chobe Botswana, starting their roles on 7 July 2016. The couple previously worked at Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa, where ...

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Botswana’s Okavango Delta

Botswana’s Okavango Delta became the 1000th site inscribed on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage List on 22 June. This significant listing increases Africa’s protected resources to 89 properties. By Des Langkilde. The Okavango was ...

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RETOSA Feature: Namibia

Since a visitor would find it hard-pressed to visit all the sand dunes and intriguing sites of each of the countries in Southern Africa, we will focus this article on Namibia, with mention of its neighbors South Africa, Botswana, and ...

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RETOSA Transfrontier Conservation Areas

Sustainable and environmentally-friendly tourist destinations in Southern Africa International tourism market trends generally reflect a tendency for sustainable and environmentally-friendly destinations. In response to this 21st century trend, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has established one of the most ...

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