Articles tagged “mozambique”

Mozambique’s Higher Visa Fees Stymie Tourism’s Post-Cyclone Recovery

Mozambique’s Higher Visa Fees Stymie Tourism’s Post-Cyclone Recovery

Richard Holmes, Skift

Already reeling from a spate of natural disasters, a steep hike in visa fees for foreign visitors is the last thing Mozambique’s tourism industry needs right now.

2 months ago

Fastjet CEO Quits as Problems Mount

Fastjet CEO Quits as Problems Mount

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Given the constant drip of bad news coming out of Fastjet since it launched in 2012, it's amazing that the airline is still flying.

4 months ago

Battered Mozambique Tourism Looks Beyond Cyclone Devastation

Battered Mozambique Tourism Looks Beyond Cyclone Devastation

Richard Holmes, Skift

There’s some hard work ahead to correct public perceptions, but luxury tourism in northern Mozambique should be able to weather the fallout from Cyclone Kenneth. And the local economy needs it now, more than ever.

5 months ago

Big Game Hunting Tourists Trumpet Their Contributions to African Economies

Big Game Hunting Tourists Trumpet Their Contributions to African Economies

Kevin Crowley, Bloomberg

We found it very hard to get too upset about Cecil, but we think that hunting tourism is a simplistic, narrow-minded practice that appeals to the worst instincts in people and reduces African destinations to outdated cliches.

3 years ago

Mozambique Wildlife Park Balances Tourism, Growth and the Legacy of War

Mozambique Wildlife Park Balances Tourism, Growth and the Legacy of War

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press

Hopefully a success story in progress.

4 years ago

4 Charts Showing Which African Cities Have Greatest Growth Potential

4 Charts Showing Which African Cities Have Greatest Growth Potential

Dan Peltier, Skift

Cities are the future of travel and if Africa wants to expand its offerings beyond safaris, beaches or Ancient Egyptian temples, it'll need to build its cities as gateways that travelers feel comfortable and excited about visiting.

4 years ago

Mozambique Tourism Industry Hopes for 35% Revenue Hike After Elections

Mozambique Tourism Industry Hopes for 35% Revenue Hike After Elections

Henrique Almeida, Bloomberg

Political events have a significant impact on countries' tourism industries due to safety concerns that quickly deter visitors from visiting.

6 years ago

Authorities Probe Whether Mozambique Airlines Crash Was Deliberate

Reuters

If the crash was deliberate, and all signs point to that conclusion at this juncture, this crash is especially disturbing.

6 years ago

6 years ago

Will hotel development spell the downfall of Quirimbas Archipelago?

Will hotel development spell the downfall of Quirimbas Archipelago?

Fiona Duncan, The Daily Telegraph

The challenge of delivering a consistent experience for visitors is on factor that leads to distinctive destinations like the Quirimbas to transform to suit outsiders. How this remote location meets the challenge will determine its future.

7 years ago

Portuguese professionals are moving to Mozambique for a brighter future

Robyn Curnow, CNN

Mozambique's healthy economy is attracting a generation of post-colonial Portuguese who see a cloudy future in Europe but promise in the southeast African nation.

7 years ago