Entries Categorized as 'Political Situation'

March 2011 Newsletter

Date March 28, 2011

Greetings once again from the Victoria Falls! First and foremost, our profound condolences and thoughts are with our Japanese friends at this difficult time! We have been inspired by their calmness and resilience through such unprecedented upheaval and turmoil. It certainly makes our own problems diminish in comparison. It seems that Zimbabwe continues to “bumble” [...]

The Restaurant Saga Continues…

Date December 30, 2010

Since our News Letter where we announced the launch of a restaurant within the boundary of the rainforest on the Zimbabwe side of the Falls there has been some controversy about the development of the venue. We have kept our ear close to the news and will let you know on fresh developments as they [...]

Recent Articles of Interest

Date April 8, 2010

Skip the South of France. Try Zimbabwe! – By NICHOLAS KRISTOF So what are the great places to visit in Africa? It surprises people to hear it, but Zimbabwe is very high on the list – and now that I’ve just returned from a week there with my family, I feel that more strongly than ever. [...]

1Time Flying to Livingstone

Date September 10, 2009

1TIME has announced that it will launch its flights from Johannesburg to Livingstone on November 26. The flights will initially operate four times a week on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. All flights will be operated using a new MD87 aircraft with 130 available seats. In February 2010, 1time will add a fifth-weekly flight, expected [...]

August Newsletter

Date September 1, 2009

In August’s Newsletter The Falls “Moonbow” Experience | Latest News | Golf Special | Recent Testimonials | Victoria Falls Marathon Greetings to you all from Victoria Falls! It seems that our winter is on its last legs, with daily temperatures reaching the early 30s for the first time in a while. The August winds have [...]

Friends of Hwange – Newsletter July 2009

Date August 3, 2009

As we near the end of July, we are well and truly into the dry season in Hwange National Park. Although we had a good rainy season, surface water in the South of the park dried up quickly, and the big game returned to the North of the park early this year. As a result [...]

June Newsletter

Date June 15, 2009

In June’s Newsletter Lion Walk | Zambian Update | Flight of the Angels Update | Croc Dundee, Livingstone | Indaba Cricket Match | Latest News Victoria Falls, Livingstone and Chobe continues to add to its stature as the Adventure Capital of Africa with yet another product that has taken off – walking through the natural [...]

VICTORIA FALLS WELCOMES USA, JAPAN, GERMAN TRAVEL BAN LIFTS

Date May 13, 2009

As Zimbabwe slowly but surely returns to the international fold, demonstrated by lifting of travel warnings on Zimbabwe by the US, Japanese and German governments this month, other countries are expected to follow suit, says a representative of the destination marketing campaign GoToVictoriaFalls.com Germany’s ambassador to Zimbabwe Albrecht Cronze said the prevailing situation in Zimbabwe [...]

Zimbabwe Tourism Growth Spurt

Date May 12, 2009

From TravelHub (www.travelhub.co.za) AFTER a long period of distress, Zimbabwe’s tourism industry is encouraged by four months of positive growth that have shown there is still great interest in the destination. Givemore Chidzidzi, chief operating office at the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), says that the industry has seen great growth in recent months following the [...]

VICTORIA FALLS WELCOMES US, JAPAN, GERMAN TRAVEL BAN LIFTS, BULLISH ON BUSINESS UPTURN

Date April 22, 2009

As Zimbabwe slowly but surely returns to the international fold, demonstrated by lifting of travel warnings on Zimbabwe by the US, Japanese and German governments this month, other countries are expected to follow suit, says a representative of the destination marketing campaign GoToVictoriaFalls.com Germany’s ambassador to Zimbabwe Albrecht Cronze said the prevailing situation in Zimbabwe [...]