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Threatened State of Emergency poses a danger to Tourism

393 Views A veteran Tour Operator has disclosed that the recently declared threatened public state of emergency has posed a serious threat to the tourism sector. In an open letter availed to Zambian Eye to President Edgar Lungu, Kingsley Lilamono who is also former Chairman for Livingstone Tourism Association says the development has adversely affected […]

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125 ViewsProflight 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 […]

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Choma in for a five star hotel – Iris Kaingu

474 ViewsA 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 […]

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Photos: 2016 Kulamba Traditional Ceremony

922 ViewsThe 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

165 Views 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. […]

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700 AD Skeleton excavated at Ingombe illede

108 ViewsThe 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

124 Views 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 […]

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Tourism vital in nurturing national development

138 ViewsTourism 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 […]

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Espousing travel in your ripe old age

116 ViewsMine 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 […]

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Backpacking vs. Flashpacking in Mozambique

115 ViewsAre 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 […]

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