Travel Business News - Africa / Middle East.
400,000 tourists are expected to visit Mozambique this December, according to projections from the Ministry of Tourism. The peak tourism season for Mozambique runs from early December to mid-January, when large numbers of South Africans head for the beaches and islands of southern Mozambique. They are joined by an increasing number of Europeans, escaping from the northern hemisphere winter. According to Tourism Minister Fernando Sumbana, the number of tourist visits this year is expected to be between 16 and 20 per cent higher than in 2007, when an estimated 1.3 million tourists visited the country. Dec 11, 2008
Zimbabwe could lose investment capital amounting to USD 2 million in the tourism sector owing to unfavourable conditions and policies, Zimbabwe Council for Tourism president Mr Emmanuel Fundira has said. Speaking in an interview on the sidelines of the NECF business forum last week, Mr Fundira said: "Investors are willing to bring in not less than USD 2 million in the wildlife sector, but cannot do so because of the current environmental policies. Dec 8, 2008
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