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Feature: Proflight Zambia has the right connections for World Tourism Day

Feature: Proflight Zambia has the right connections for World Tourism Day

Proflight Zambia is supporting this year’s World Tourism Day by bringing people to Africa’s top attractions quickly, safely and affordably. The airline has announced that it is committed to backing tourism and freedom of movement in Zambia by signing up to the theme of this year’s World Tourism Day which is ‘tourism for all – […]

Choma in for a five star hotel – Iris Kaingu

A five star Hotel is under construction following the fire that gutted down Kozo Lodge in the area last year.   Oasis Hotels and Spar will invest US$3million in the over 250 bed capacity hotel. Oasis Hotels and Spar Manager Iris Kaingu says the hotel will be constructed in four phases.   Ms Kaingu says […]

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Photos: 2016 Kulamba Traditional Ceremony

The Kulamba Traditional Ceremony of the Chewa People of Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique took place at Mkaika in Katete today, August 27, 2016. President Elect Edgar Lungu graced the event. The traditional ceremony is hosted annually. Below are some pictures of the event taken by one of the State House Photographers, Eddie Mwanaleza.

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Protea Hotels by Marriott® opens new hotel in Ndola

With the official opening of the Protea Hotel by Marriott® Ndola this month, the largest hotel brand in sub-Saharan Africa has now expanded its presence in Zambia to eight hotels.  The opening of the property highlights Protea Hotels by Marriott’s focus on continuing to grow its footprint in strategic growtah areas in Africa. The new […]

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700 AD Skeleton excavated at Ingombe illede

The National Heritage Conservation Commission has excavated a skeleton believed  to have lived between 700 AD and 1100 AD at Ingombe Illede National Monument. The excavation was led by Mr Kagosi Mwamulowe and Mr Billiard Lishiko.

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What’s your rendition of travel? Here is mine

We all have distinctive understanding and interpretation of travel; depending on our background, inquisitive characteristics and a gallivant eye. While most may be similar renditions, there is always that unique aspect of what travel means to each of us. Why would you leave the comfort of your cozy home to go around the world in […]

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Tourism vital in nurturing national development

Tourism holds the key to Zambia’s economic prosperity, the nation’s scheduled airline, Proflight Zambia, has asserted. The airline was a main supporter and exhibitor at this week’s Zambia Tourism Expo (ZATEX), offering discount tickets for visiting trade buyers as part of its effort to nurture and develop Zambia’s tourism sector. “The airline is very committed […]

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Espousing travel in your ripe old age

Mine is a ripe young age and every year I celebrate my birthday, I realize that the clock is ticking and it never waits. But as Jules Renard once said, it’s not how old you are, it’s how you are old. At your ripe old age, you are already retired or looking forward to it […]

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Backpacking vs. Flashpacking in Mozambique

Are you a Backpacker or a Flash packer? Do you know the difference? Perhaps we should start there. A Backpacker travels independently, with just a backpack that consists of only the essentials of the trip; to ease movement from one destination to another. As a backpacker, you don’t stay at a single place but explore […]

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Dealing with a Liam Neeson ‘Taken’ scenario during travel

When we take off for a vacation in our home country or abroad, we anticipate the best time of our lives as we relax and patch the holes dug in our lives by the world’s troubles. At the core, no one expects a misfortune during travel; yet sometimes we get hosed when we least expect. […]

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