Articles tagged “zimbabwe”

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Zimbabwe looks to lure more Chinese visitors via streamlined visa system

Zimbabwe looks to lure more Chinese visitors via streamlined visa system

AllAfrica.com

China's focus in Africa has been entirely on development and trade links, but Zimbabwe's move signals at least a small acknowledgment that countries could also appeal to millions of Chinese leisure travelers.

6 years ago

Why wildlife protection in Zimbabwe relies on the growth of safari tourism

Why wildlife protection in Zimbabwe relies on the growth of safari tourism

Kevin Rushby, The Guardian

A recent decision by the Indian court reinforces the truth that the absence of tourism leaves animals vulnerable to mining and hunting industries, which are much less concerned with wildlife welfare.

6 years ago

Will opening tyrant Robert Mugabe’s old home to tourists help Zimbabwe’s nascent tourism industry?

Will opening tyrant Robert Mugabe’s old home to tourists help Zimbabwe’s nascent tourism industry?

Zimbabwe is ready to offer up any of its historical and natural resources to keep the tourism industry growing, but the plan could backfire if Westerners are turned off by the glorification of a despot.

6 years ago

Should British tourists now consider going back to Zimbabwe?

Not supporting the Mugabe regime is a very good reason to criticize or ignore a country, but British travelers need to make sure it's this that bothers them and not fairy tale notions of how much better things were under colonialism.

7 years ago