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News Botswana » Tourism: Mmegi Online :: Tourist spend hits P14.5bn mark

News channel or source: http://www.mmegi.bw/index.php?aid=74565&dir=2018/february/20
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The results are contained in the 2016 Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) launched in Gaborone earlier this morning. The TSA, the third conducted in Botswana starting with a pilot in 2006, is a research project designed to accurately gauge the contribution of ...

News Botswana » Tourism: Inside the Romantic Safari Camp Where Prince Harry Took Meghan Markle

News channel or source: https://www.vogue.com/article/botswana-safari-camp-meno-a-kwena
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

second only to the Serengeti’’s Great Migration (and you’ll encounter far fewer travelers in Botswana as opposed to the more-tourist-filled parts of Kenya and Tanzania). Meno A Kwena offers full-day game drive excursions, including a picnic lunch in ...

News Botswana » Tourism: Extraordinary expands South African footprint with Mont d'Or properties

News channel or source: http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/580/173673.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Extraordinary owns, manages, and represents a carefully selected portfolio of lodges, hotels and resorts in Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa ... on our objectives,” says Sheedy-Walker. The tourism sector showed remarkable growth during 2017.

News Botswana » Tourism: Botswana: 1-2-4 Service to Bridge Gap

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802200167.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

For his part, Orange Botswana chief executive officer ... Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism as well as Ministry of Transport and Communications. He applauded the stakeholders and Human Network International for their continued support and ...

News Botswana » Tourism: African Travel and Tourism Leadership Recognized: Ross Kennedy, CEO Africa Albida Tours

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/178113/african-travel-tourism-leadership-recognized-ross-kennedy-ceo-africa-albida-tours
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Botswana are reaching new standards and enhanced guest satisfaction. Political climates change and in Zimbabwe, there is a new and enlightened political and economic environment that encourages the growth of tourism. Kennedy finds that “Opportunities ...

News Botswana » Tourism: The Diplomats Next Door: Meet L.A.’s Honorary Consuls

News channel or source: http://www.lamag.com/culturefiles/honorary-consuls/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

“I absolutely fell in love with Botswana and their people ... “H.C.s play a complex role that includes intergovernmental relations, trade relations, tourism advice, and educating the U.S. public about their nation, as well as passport and visa issues.”

News Botswana » Tourism: How Botswana's high-quality, low-impact tourism model is helping put an end to rhino poaching

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/africa/botswana-rhinos-anti-poaching-unit-help-conservation-south-africa-tourism-a8005516.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

“If you provoke them, they will provoke you. If you respect them, they will respect you. With hippos, there are rules,” says Galaxy. He’s referring to the giant mammals that are haphazardly popping their heads out the water, just like the Hungry ...

News Botswana » Tourism: Op-Ed: South Africa and Mauritius – Why do countries reform?

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/op-ed-south-africa-and-mauritius-why-do-countries-reform/ar-BBJo2a2
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

From a low-income economy based around agriculture, principally sugar-cane, Mauritius has progressed quickly, diversifying through textiles, apparel and tourism into offshore ... the other being Botswana. It has maintained its democratic record since ...

News Botswana » Tourism: One of Africa's most expensive countries just got costlier: Botswana introduces $30 tourist tax

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/africa/botswana/articles/botswana-tourist-tax-tourism-levy/
Publication date: uesday 02 May 2017

Botswana has overcome opposition from its tourism bosses to introduce a $30 (about £23) tax on all tourists entering the country in an effort to raise money to support conservation in the safari hotspot. The Tourism Development Levy (TDL) was on the cusp ...