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Zimbabwe plots road to tourism recovery

Zimbabwe plots road to tourism recovery

11 July 2011 Focus

Home to Victoria Falls – among the most spectacular sights on Earth – Zimbabwe has long been considered the jewel of African tourism. However, political turmoil has seen the destination slip from the international tourist trail over the past decade. Now, with a semblance of stability returning, Breaking Travel News here examines if the country can turn the corner and reclaim its rightful place.

Zimbabwe comes good at Indaba 2011

Zimbabwe comes good at Indaba 2011

Indaba 2011 is proving a successful show for Zimbabwean tourism, with stakeholders reporting that they have sealed a number of deals. The development has raised hopes that the country’s tourism sector is on the road to recovery after years in the wilderness.

Zimbabwe returns from the cold

29 April 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Zimbabwe is slowly yet surely returning from international exile, with travel warnings by the United States, Japanese and German governments lifted this month, and other countries expected to follow suit. Germany’s ambassador to Zimbabwe, Albrecht Cronze, said the prevailing situation in Zimbabwe no longer justified the travel warnings. The US has scrapped its advisory warning but says this does not signal a shift in US policy toward the unity government.

Zimbabwe suspends domestic currency for at least year

14 April 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Zimbabwe’s national currency will remain suspended for at least a year as the country turns to foreign currency to combat hyper-inflation. “There was nothing to support the value of the Zimbabwean dollar,” Economic Planning Minister Elton Mangoma said.