Vic Falls airport upgrades on track
29 April 2015
Southern African Tourism Update
The US$150m (R1.7bn) upgrades at Victoria Falls International Airport are scheduled to be completed by the end of September. The airport is 22km south of Victoria Falls town.
“This airport upgrading project is set to provide the perfect backdrop for inbound tourism to the region as well as become the region’s top meetings, incentive...
Tourism assistance at Kariba borderpost
4 March 2015
The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) in Kariba is offering help to visitors who are would like to cross between Zimbabwe and Zambia using the Kariba Bridge borderpost.
Says Tendai Mushangwe, the ZTA Kariba Area Manager:
As an office located in a border town, we also help with facilitation of tourists at the border the same way that Bei...
KAZA "Univisa" - working well in Victoria Falls, but there are a few glitches elsewhere.
2 February 2015
First feedback from visitors to the Victoria Falls area indicates that the newly-introduced KAZA UNIVISA (which was launched in November last year and allows entry to both Zimbabwe and Zambia for a single visa payment of US$50) is working well – PROVIDED that your travel focus is the Victoria Falls/Livingstone/Kazungula area.
New KAZA "Uni-Visa" for Zimbabwe and Zambia
28 November 2014
Zimbabwe has introduced a new tourist visa covering a 30-day stay in Zimbabwe and Zambia for a single payment of US$50.
The new KAZA (Kavango-Zambezi) “Uni-Visa” was launched in Victoria Falls on 28th November 2014.
Citizens of 40 countries are eligible for the visa which saves time and money and enables much easier travel ...
Air Zimbabwe passengers now required to pay airport tax in cash on departure
11 November 2014
As from 10th November 2014, all passengers travelling on AIR ZIMBABWE flights - international or domestic, are now required to pay their aiport taxes in cash at the airport prior to their departure (instead of them being included in the ticket).
The taxes are for a Passenger Service Charge (PSC) and an Aviation Infrastructure Development F...
UK travel professionals tour Kariba & Vic Falls - and love it!
4 November 2014
Following on from Zimbabwe s 2014 Sanganai-Hlanganani Travel Show, held at the HICC in Harare 16th - 18th October, a group of 10 influential agents and media professionals from the UK were hosted by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) and some of Wild Zambezi’s partners on a post-Sanganai familiarisation trip to Lake Kariba and Victoria Fall...
Wild Zambezi prize-winners at Harare Fair
5 October 2014
Wild Zambezi had a great day exhibiting the tourism opportunities of the Zambezi River at the St John s Spring Fair in Harare on Sunday 5th October!
Thanks to everyone who visited our stand and took part in our Lucky Dip Draw by donating to the Matusadona Anti Poaching Project - MAPP.
Thank you to Wild Zambezi network partners for wonderf...
Fly Air Zimbabwe to Kariba via Vic Falls or Harare! We did!
2 August 2014
Wild Zambezi is delighted to report that we were privileged to be invited on Air Zimbabwe’s inaugural “triangle” flight service linking Kariba with Victoria Falls and Harare.
The airline is now flying this route every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (for schedule details and costs see below).
On Friday 1st August we joi...
Air Zimbabwe flights re-link Kariba with Vic Falls and Harare!
24 July 2014
Great news at last for scheduled flight access into Kariba!
From 1st August 2014 Air Zimbabwe recommences the original triangle flight linking Kariba with Victoria Falls and Harare.
Flights will use a 52-seater MA60 44Y which will fly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays according to the following initial schedule:-
VISA, MasterCard & Maestro "Point of Sale" machines introduced in tourism areas
30 June 2014
Wild Zambezi.com via NewsDay
Barclays Bank Zimbabwe has launched the recently introduced Point of Sale (POS)-acquiring devices in Victoria Falls and other tourism centres (including remote National Park areas like Mana Pools) in a major boost for the tourism sector that relies on fast and efficient card payment systems.
Barclays POS machines, which were launched at a ...