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Butler Tambo TOURISM is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. In terms of global exports, it ranks fourth after energy, fuels and food, accounts for five percent of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and six to seven percent of global employment. ...

File picture Thupeyo Muleya, Beitbridge Bureau A TOTAL of 233 new tourists are set to participate at this year’s edition of the Tour de Tuli tourism expedition, which is held annually in the Greater Mapungubwe Trans-frontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA). ...

Wilson Dakwa, Business Reporter ZIMBABWE Youth in Tourism (ZYIT) will soon approach the country’s tourism regulators seeking to be temporarily exempted from payment of various fees so as to enable them to grow their businesses. ...

Auxilia Katongomara,Business Reporter MOTORISTS battling cash crisis can now pay toll fees using Ecocash following a partnership between mobile operator Econet and the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara). ...

Freedom Mupanedemo, Sunday Life Reporter WHEN you talk of the Victoria Falls what quickly comes to mind are the mighty falls. The frothing waters plunging over 70 metres into a chasm, emitting clouds of mist that aptly earned this world’s renowned natural wonder the name “The Smoke that Thunders”. ...

Business Reporter LOW-COST airline fastjet has been recognised as Africa’s “best” low-cost Airline at the World Airline Awards, presented by Skytrax at the Paris air show in France on Tuesday. ...

Rumbidzai Mbewe,Sunday News Correspondent MUROWA Diamonds, a member of the RioZim mining group, has partnered Eyes for Africa, the Zimbabwe Council for the Blind and the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare to bring an Eye Camp to community members in the Mazvihwa area of Zvishavane. ...

Dr Karikoga Kaseke Dickson Mangena, Business Reporter A TOTAL of 90 companies including 17 regional companies have so far registered to attend the 10th edition of the Sanganai/Hlanganani tourism expo to be held in Bulawayo in September. ...

Dickson Mangena, Business Reporter THE Bulawayo Publicity Association (BPA) is set to release an eight-minute video meant to market Bulawayo and surrounding tourist destinations to the international community. ...

MATOBO National Park occupies a total area of 44 500 hectares. Established in 1953, the Park was awarded Unesco World Heritage Status in June 2003. The Park includes an Intensive Protection Zone where a large population of Black and White Rhinoceros are successfully breeding. The park offers a diverse package of tourist attractions and activities. ...