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Liquid set to unveil public Wi-Fi network to cities country-wide

By KETRA KALUNGA and ANDREW MULENGA – LIQUID Intelligence Technologies Zambia says it will soon roll out public Wi-Fi to cities across Zambia following the successful launch of the product in Livingstone.The technology company launched an innovative public Wi-Fi service in Livingstone with three hotspots installed, one at the Victoria Falls and two others within […]

Christmas fever: Livingstone fully booked!

By KELVIN MUDENDA – MORE than 5,000 bed spaces have already been taken up by domestic tourists ahead of the Christmas and New Year holiday in Livingstone.A check by Times of Zambia at all major hotels, lodges and guest houses revealed that the accommodation establishments were fully booked.Inquiries made at the Royal Livingstone, Radisson Blu […]

King Mswati enchanted by the Vic Falls

By KELVIN MUDENDA – MARVELLED by the awe and the sheer beauty of the Mosi-o-Tunya – the smoke that thunders, which was christened by the early European explorer Dr David Livingstone as the Victoria Falls, visiting King Mswati of Esitwini, drenched to the bone by the relentless sprays of water yesterday declared:” we have been […]

Northern tourism circuit yearns for infrastructure investments

INVESTMENT in tourism infrastructure development to make destinations and services increasingly attractive is key to developing any country’s tourism sector.This has a strong and positive impact on visitor attraction.Investment in the sector’s infrastructure includes investment in components such as transport and communications infrastructure, the hotel and restaurant industry, as well as recreation facilities.Boosting investments in […]

Govt should release part of the land in tourist sites – economist

By KENNEDY MUPESENI-DEVELOPMENT economist Fabian Chewe says the Government should release part of the land in tourist sites to enable the private sector establish supporting infrastructure such as eateries and camping sites alongside natural wonders.Mr Chewe said an interview in Kitwe at the weekend that most of the tourist sites, the Victoria Falls included, did […]

Zambian Dilemma Over Victoria Falls Heritage Status

[CAJ News] Lusaka, Zambia -- ZAMBIANS are divided over the warning by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Victoria Falls could lose its world heritage site status.

Zambia Ban On Car, Grocery Exports Via Vic Falls Border

[New Zimbabwe] Victoria Falls -- Zambia's Revenue Authority (ZRA) has announced it will ban exportation of a cocktail of goods including vehicles, household items and groceries through Victoria Falls Border starting on 1 March.

Will Smith Brings Vic Falls to a Standstill

[Zimbabwe Standard] Victoria Falls -It was a one hour spectacle, but Victoria Falls is still abuzz with news about Hollywood star Will Smith's surprise visit to the resort town last week.

Zambian Mealie Meal Floods Victoria Falls

[Financial Gazette] Zambian mealie meal has flooded the resort town of Victoria Falls despite a government ban on the importation of the basic commodity.

Volunteers Donate 365 Shoes to Kazungula Pupils

[Times of Zambia] A GROUP of about 200 volunteers from more than 25 countries across the world in partnership with Livingstone's Victoria Falls Water Front have donated 365 shoes valued at K43,800 to pupils at Kamwi Primary School in Mukuni Chiefdom in...

ZRA to Discard Seized Mealie-Meal

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) is set to dispose of 56 bags of mealie-meal which were confiscated from traders who had no export permits at Victoria Falls border in Livingstone.

African Drought Tames Victoria Falls’ Thunderous Roar

[East African] Tourists staring in wonder at the full force of the Zambezi River cascading over Victoria Falls struggle to believe the region is suffering one of its worst ever droughts, but local guide Patrick Sakala knows all is not well.

Significance of Domestic Tourism

[Times of Zambia] According to National Heritage Conservation Commission (NHCC) senior conservation officer Richard Mbewe, Victoria Falls World Heritage Site in Livingstone recorded a high number of local visitors during the year 2015 compared to the p...

State House Resolve to Ignore Post Falsehoods On President Lungu

[Zambia Reports] State House says contrary to the story in the Post that President Edgar Lungu was booed during his visit to Livingstone yesterday, Livingstone residents cheered the Head of State as he motorcade made its way to AVANI Victoria Falls Res...

Where Has the Victoria Falls Gone?

[News24Wire] Low water levels aren't just a problem in Zimbabwe's Lake Kariba - nearly half of the mighty Victoria Falls appears to have dried up, locals say.

Zambezi Sun Rebrands

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBEZI Sun Hotel in Livingstone has rebranded to Avani Victoria Falls Resort with immediate effect.