Aug. 30, 2021
Unfortunately, statistics from the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) show that tourist arrivals to Zimbabwe fell by eleven percent in 2019, to 2.29 million from 2.57 million in 2018, due to destination image issues associated with the government’s crackdown on peaceful protests following the August 2018 elections and January 2019 stay-away demonstrations to protest an increase in fuel prices. Most visitors came from within Africa and the Middle East while the country registered declines in arrivals from Europe, the Americas, Oceania, and Asia.
Jan. 23, 2019
Ministry of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry represented Zimbabwe at the Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa (INVESTOUR) organized jointly by the UNWTO, FITUR and Casa Africa which is currently underway at Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR), in Madrid, Spain.“Fitur, which is taking place from January 23 to 27, brings together decision-makers across the global tourism industry, such as travel agencies and tourism associations. The fair is also considered as the most important gateway to the Latin American market,” said the Ministry of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry.