Articles tagged 'zimbabwe tourism authority'

ZTA cancels Harare International Carnival 23 November 2018 HARARE - The crippling economic conditions bedevilling Zimbabwe have resulted in the cancellation of one of the biggest events on the tourism and entertainment calendars, the Harare International Carnival. Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) announced the deferment of the carnival citing problems...
ZTA chief fumes at hotel price of orange juice 25 October 2018 HARARE - Business came to a standstill at a Harare hotel yesterday after Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive officer Karikoga Kaseke was told that a less-than-400ml glass of orange juice had outrageously spiked to $10. The Daily News crew was at the hotel conducting other business...
'ZTA is like a car without steering wheel' 14 October 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is the face of the country, facilitating travel and tourism. It plays a big role in facilitating the entry and stay of visitors in the country. One man and ZTA chief executive Karikoga Kaseke has been at the helm of the authority for 13 years an...
Zim still a safe tourism destination 7 August 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is battling to forestall a potentially crippling crisis to the $1 billion industry following a bloody finale to a hard fought poll last week. Arrivals returned to the 2,4 million level last year, which was last achieved in 1999 riding on a peaceful...
ZTA ropes in West African nation for carnival 27 June 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), organisers of the annual event Harare International Carnival (Hic), will be partnering a West African nation for this year's festival, the Daily News can reveal. The carnival will allow those in the capital to party on the streets for a week before th...
Stella Chiweshe's daughter named tourism ambassador 11 June 2018 HARARE - German-based mbira diva Stella Chiweshe's daughter Virginia Mukwesha was on Friday appointed tourism ambassador by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA). She was appointed at an event which was held at a Harare hotel. ZTA chief executive Karikoga Kaseke said Mukwesha's appointment c...
Harare Carnival set for July 1 June 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), organisers of the annual event Harare International Carnival (Hic), have revealed that this year's edition will be held in July from 17 to 21. Godfrey Koti, the ZTA head of corporate affairs said more details about the event will be revealed in due co...
Zim tourist arrivals jump 56pc 22 April 2018 HARARE - Our news editor Gift Phiri talks to Zimbabwe Tourism Authority CEO Karikoga Kaseke about the tourism spin-offs from the China State visit that he embarked on in a delegation led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Find below excerpts of the interview. Q: An online newspaper has reported ...
EASTERN NEWS | Baboons present new woes for timber firms 22 March 2018 MUTARE - Timber companies here have a new problem to deal with — menacing troops of baboons — which have raised fresh fears of affecting the production of pine trees. A  decade ago, the primates severely affected estates in the Eastern Highlands. Most plantations have been ravaged by illegal ...
Nigerian tour agents to explore Zim 12 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) in conjunction with Kenyan Airways and the tourism industry will be hosting a group of high profile tour agents from Nigeria on a familiarisation tour of Zimbabwe. Seven tour operators participate in this familiarisation and will tour Matopos, Hwan...
ZTA to crack whip on unregistered art galleries 27 January 2018 HARARE - Art galleries and other tourist facilities have been given until March 31 to regularise their operations with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) or face the music. ZTA, which said its directive was in line with the terms of The Tourism Act of 1996 Chapter 14:20 section 57, further w...
Zim fails to shine in Madrid 22 January 2018 MADRID - Zimbabwe's exhibition stand ranked lowly compared to African and global counterparts at the just-ended 2018 International Tourism Fair (Fitur), with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) citing poor funding towards preparations. This year, Zimbabwe exhibited at the Fair — which attract...
Domestic tourism campaign kick-starts 20 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe has launched a domestic tourism campaign aimed at enhancing communities' participation in the sector and creating wealth for ordinary people. According to Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), domestic tourism is one of the segments of tourism that plays a vital role in any count...
Chagonda leaves ZTA 7 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) head of corporate affairs, Sugar Chagonda has been redeployed and has joined Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) as head of public relations and community development. Chagonda, 40, who for nine years has been the face of ZTA as the institutio...
ZTA has no plans for MTZ girls: Chagonda 6 December 2017 HARARE – The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), which recently revoked the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) licence it had given to Barbara Mzembi, says it has no plans for the 20 girls that had been selected by the pageant. ZTA head of corporate affairs head, Sugar Chagonda, said his organisation h...
I am scared of Mugabe: Zodwa 12 November 2017 HARARE - Controversial South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu says she called off her three-city tour of Zimbabwe which was set for this weekend because of her fear of President Robert Mugabe. Zodwa was scheduled to make an appearance at Private Lounge Harare last night before heading to the re...
Zodwa cancels Zim tour 10 November 2017 HARARE - Controversial socialite Zodwa Wabantu will disppoint her multitudes of fans after she cancelled her Zimbabwe tour which was suppossed to kick start tomorrow and end on Sunday in Bulawayo. The diva has cancelled the shows; Private lounge Harare today, Club 263 Mutare tomorrow and Club ...
Zodwa's second Zim coming 6 October 2017 HARARE - Controversial South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu, who sensationally called off a tour of Zimbabwe last month, may finally come to the country as part of DJ Tira's entourage. DJ Tira, who manages Zodwa Wabantu's affairs, is scheduled to perform at Club Connect in Bulawayo on October...
Zodwa controversy boosted Carnival: Kaseke 21 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), which organised the recently held Harare International Carnival, has attributed the big turnout partly to controversial South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu. ZTA chief executive Karikoga Kaseke told journalists in Harare on Monday that thousands of p...
Zodwa's no-panties trademark divides nation 7 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabweans recently woke up to a panties debate involving South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu that has roped in Cabinet ministers, the Censorship Board of Zimbabwe and the country's Tourism ministry. The debate was triggered by an invitation extended to Zodwa by the Zimbabwe Touris...
Govt okays Zodwa visit 5 September 2017 HARARE - South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu will not be stopped from coming to Zimbabwe despite a ban imposed on her by the Board of Censors, government disclosed yesterday. This comes after the Board of Censors barred Zodwa from participating in the ongoing Harare International Carnival on...
I'm coming to Zim: Zodwa 4 September 2017 HARARE - South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu insists that her visit to Zimbabwe is still on as her contract with the tour promoter has not been cancelled. The Board of Censors banned Zodwa from participating in the Harare International Carnival on the basis that her signature look — short dr...
Zodwa ban — Too much censorship emerging in Zim 4 September 2017 HARARE - The Aeneas Chigwedere-led Board of Censors has unleashed controversy by banning South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu from performing at the Harare International Carnival. Apparently, the board —whose vision is to be the best providers of moral guidance and advisers to the public on e...
Zodwa ban: Nhira attacked 31 August 2017 HARARE - Local actress Anne Nhira, popular for starring in the local soapie Studio263 as Vimbai Jari, is under fire for attempting to block South African dancer and socialite Zodwa Wabantu from participating at this year's edition of Harare International Carnival. The carnival is scheduled for...
No directive to stop Zodwa: Kaseke 31 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has sensationally said they are not aware that there is a directive to stop South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu from attending the Harare International Carnival. A letter from acting Tourism minister Patrick Zhuwao (see page 18) circulating on social...