Kwayedza Lodge – a pearl in Vumba’s crown!

By Norma Tsopo Zimbabwe's eastern highlands are drop-dead gorgeous! One of the finest spots along this 300 kilometre ridge along the country' border with Mozambique is arguably Vumba Mountain. Beyond its spectacular mountain outcrops,  and unique blend of tropical rainforest and Miombo woodlands its cool and rainy weather conditions it is also loaded with jaw dropping … Continue reading Kwayedza Lodge – a pearl in Vumba’s crown!

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Hoteliers pray for travel risk downgrade

By Norma Tsopo Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) is praying for a downgrade in the risk premium of travelling to the southern African country as it eagerly anticipates a return of self-drive international tourists. HAZ vice president Clive Chinwada told maDzimbahwe Explorer the controversial land seizures had resulted in Zimbabwe been deemed unsafe, effectively killing … Continue reading Hoteliers pray for travel risk downgrade

Govt in push for improved air connectivity

Farai Shawn Matiashe in Harare Vice-President General (Rtd) Dr Constantino Chiwenga has revealed government plans to enhance tourism by improving connectivity between destinations by engaging the private sector in setting up air access infrastructure across the country. Addressing a Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) stakeholder consultative workshop for the National Tourism Sector Strategy held at Harare … Continue reading Govt in push for improved air connectivity

Zimbabwe tourism boost as govt demilitarizes Grand Reef Airport

By Norma Tsopo Zimbabwe’s hospitality industry has received a major boost after government capitulated to years of lobbying to improve the country’s tourist attraction connectivity by demilitarizing Grand Reef Airport in the Eastern Highlands. Government has now given the nod for the private sector to partner government in refurbishing and upgrading it to a civilian … Continue reading Zimbabwe tourism boost as govt demilitarizes Grand Reef Airport

Govt to construct Mutare airport

By Norma Tsopo Government has finally heeded calls to construct an airport for Mutare which is expected to link the eastern highlands with other world famous tourist destinations across the country. Transport and Infrastructure Development minister Jorum Gumbo told local authorities at a meeting at Holiday Inn Mutare recently that government was doing this to … Continue reading Govt to construct Mutare airport