November 1, 2012

Future of tourism is adventure – ATTA

A personal message from Shannon Stowell, President of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) As many of you know, we just completed our 9th Adventure Travel […]
May 30, 2013

Scenes at the 2013 Namibia Tourism Expo

The 2013 Tourism Expo truly offers the visitor a wide array of pleasures. From travel opportunities, great competitions (including ours), to organic yumminess, books, furniture, lots […]
July 19, 2013

Women in Tourism celebrated

By Marita van Rooyen History was made this morning with the first ever Women in Tourism meeting hosted in the capital. The event was held as […]
July 31, 2013

Women in Tourism – Melba Tjahere

A landmark Women in Tourism Indaba was held last week in Windhoek, where a number of stand out females involved in the tourism sector were highlighted. With this […]
August 23, 2013

Go Big Namibia

The Namibian Tourism Board (NTB) this week launched the “Go Big Namibia” online marketing campaign, a social media bonanza aimed at positioning Namibia as a premier […]
December 5, 2013

Five Facts about Adventure Travellers

The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) recently released research on today’s adventure traveller in The Adventure Tourism Market Study 2013, focusing on Europe, North America, and South […]
August 6, 2019

Jermain Ketji: Journey in Conservation and Tourism

Jermain Ketji is a Namibian who spent his early years outdoors as a goat herder, where his love of nature first began. Today Ketji is the Community Engagement Manager for Wilderness Safaris. He has been in community-based conservation and tourism for over twelve years, starting as a research assistant doing work in the Okavango and Caprivi regions of Namibia to piloting agricultural tourism concepts in the Omaheke Region.
March 10, 2022

When conservation becomes a way of life

All of us had to adjust while the pandemic filtered into our day- to-day life, making major lifestyle changes as we went along. For nearly two years of having to find new creative ideas and hoping for the travel industry to recover, conservation continued… education continued… and so did the passion for sustainable tourism. You see, while the world seemingly came to a standstill, nature forced us to keep going. Conservation had to continue. Supporting communities had to continue. Therefore, tourism had to continue. Because conservancies and communities still rely on tourism.
July 5, 2024

Gardens in the desert

On the edge of the Namib Desert, at the gateway to Sossusvlei, lies the village of Maltahöhe. Founded in 1899 and once a hub for tourism, Maltahöhe has been on a steady decline for a number of decades. As it became more dilapidated, this small southern community saw an exodus of businesspeople and a massive spike in unemployment. What had been a welcome stopover was now a place that visitors would rather pass through in a hurry. But this was in the past, and today Maltahöhe is on track to become a thriving desert-based economy thanks to an exciting community revitalisation project called RuralRevive.