Domestic Tourism – The Case of a Champagne Party on a Chibuku Budget

Domestic Tourism – The Case of a Champagne Party on a Chibuku Budget

The immediate impediment to the drive for increased Domestic Tourism appears to be the view held by the majority of Zimbabweans that tourism is an elitist activity which should be the preserve of the super rich and foreigners. If they get free time, the should rush kumusha (the rural home) to be with their loved […]

Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo 2017

Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo 2017

It has been 10 years since the rebranding of the Zimbabwe International Travel Expo to the Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo. This year’s expo held at the ZITF in Bulawayo and boasted of 340 exhibitors, 224 international buyers and 24 international media according to ZTA’s head of corporate affairs, Sugar Chagonda. In the words of Eng. […]

The Mystic of the Zimbabwe Eastern Highlands

The Mystic of the Zimbabwe Eastern Highlands

The Zimbabwe Eastern Highlands On March 11 2017, we gave you an account of Chimanimani experiences, oh that place of unrivalled scenic beauty. Our tour did not end there, we also drove to Mutare, Nyanga and Honde Valley – right on the border with Mozambique where a natural world still exists. Mother’s Day is coming up […]

Chimanimani and Exhilarating Views

Chimanimani and Exhilarating Views

FORGET the traditional way of spending Easter, Christmas or any holiday for that matter – Try touring the Eastern Highlands to explore everything offered by that place they call “Little England”. The Sunday Mail and Zimbabwe Tourism Authority teams did just that. The Eastern Highlands is the number six on the list of Zimbabwe’s own […]

Gonarezhou: Vast & Magnificent (Part 2)

Gonarezhou: Vast & Magnificent (Part 2)

THE previous article on Gonarezhou National Park attracted a lot of feedback from readers. One interesting feedback was from a South Africa based reader, Mr Zeph Noya who shared a piece of history. He submitted: “Soshangana (Manukosi Nxumalo) the Nguni king stayed at Chilojo Cliffs before proceeding to Gaza in Mozambique. The cliffs enabled Soshangana’s […]

Gonarezhou: Vast & Magnificent (Part 1)

Gonarezhou: Vast & Magnificent (Part 1)

Chilojo Cliffs is one of Gonarezhou National Park’s main attractions in eastern part of the park SWEET natural songs composed and produced by wildlife welcome visitors as they pass closely knitted mopane and acacia bushes. Qualia birds churn the soprano as elephants blow the trumpets. Doves tune the alto as baboons seal the wildlife songs […]

Victoria Falls at a Glance

Victoria Falls at a Glance

Victoria Falls – Welcome, Tigashire, Sethule to Zimbabwe – A World of Wonders There are certain places on earth you just have to experience for yourself. Places so unique in landscape and so rich in culture and heritage that only a firsthand encounter will do them justice. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, […]

Zimbabwe, A World of Wonders

Zimbabwe, A World of Wonders – Voted best climate destination in 2010 by the International Leisure magazine in 2011 and scooped the European Council on Tourism and Trade Best Destination Award in 2014, Zimbabwe is on an amazing bounce back in terms of its tourism offering. After successfully rebranding the destination to “Zimbabwe, A World […]