Archive for the ‘Zambia’ Category
Proflight Zambia welcomed an unusual passenger on board its aircraft last week in the form of Douglina, a 120 kg hippo calf.Â The four-month-old orphan, at 1.2 meters long, was flown by the airline in a specially-made crate from the Lower Zambezi to her new home in South Luangwa National Park.Â The animal was rescued by a [...]
Zambia is fully engaged in the rehabilitation and subsequent release of lions back into the wild. This is not just an opportunity for the country to lend a hand to Mother Nature by helping to preserve these majestic animals, it is also a tourism opportunity for visitors to have an up-close and personal experience with [...]
Zimbabwe and Zambia will co-host the 20th session of the general assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) from August 24-29 this year in their tourist resort towns of Victoria Falls and Livingstone. The two countries won the bid to host the general assembly at a WTO meeting held in South Korea. This [...]
Here’s a little video clip about the natural wonders of Zambia, Africa: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xf5LKy-2Ulk&feature=youtube_gdata_player
By Gill Staden, eTN Zambia | Nov 20, 2012 (eTN) – Every day on Zambezi FM Radio in Livingstone, Zambia, the announcer tells us how many days there are before the UNWTO Assembly to be jointly hosted by Livingstone and Victoria Falls Town in August next year. Today I heard him tell us that we [...]
By Gill Staden, eTN Zambia | August, 2012 ZAMBIA (eTN) – According to Kingsley Lilamono, Chairman of the Livingstone Tourism Association, the private sector in Livingstone is fully prepared for the UNWTO. They are, however, waiting on government.
By Gill Staden, eTN Zambia | Jul, 2012 ZAMBIA (eTN) – During the week, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Given Lubinda, announced that seven sites within the Mosi-oa-Tunya Park were up for grabs by investors to construct new hotels and conference facilities.
By Gill Staden, eTN Zambia | July, 2012 ZAMBIA (eTN) – The Zambia Minister of Tourism, Given Lubinda, arrived in Livingstone last week to spend several days discussing the preparations for the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). He had meetings scheduled throughout his stay to talk to stakeholders, find their views, and make a plan [...]
By Gill Staden, eTN Zambia | Apr 11, 2012 The Zambia government is keen to promote domestic tourism, but how is that going to happen? Domestic tourism can be either citizen or resident. Many residents visit the parks and go on holidays. So we need to look at citizens.
Victoria Falls are a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, bordering Zambia and Zimbabwe. Described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800â€™s as â€˜Mosi-oa-Tunyaâ€™ – â€˜the Smoke that Thunders.’Â In more modern terms it is known as â€˜the greatest known curtain of falling water.â€™