In this, our March issue of the newsletter, we have opted to forward some profound words written by David Furlonger, for The Financial Mail.
WILD AND CHARMING NEIGHBOUR
Namibia is wide open for tourists. Should it concentrate on international high-rollers or on regional guests, including South Africans?
Namibian resorts and tour operators are making a concerted effort to lure more South Africans. They may also be attracting a greater geographic spread of overseas visitors, but they recognise that their next-door neighbour can be their bread and butter.
Walvis Bay and its adjoining town, Swakopmund, are pumping out the message that flight times from Joburg’s OR Tambo airport are the same as those from Joburg to Cape Town. They may not have world-class winelands but they offer their own attractions. Walvis Bay for adventures like those I had, and