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Twalumba Tourism Awards Set for this Week- ZTA

By Tourism- Environment Reporter

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority emphasised their preparedness for the ‘Twalumba’ National awards that are set for this Friday in Harare while commending stakeholders for their collaboration to make the event possible.

According to a press statement released by the Authority, “The issue is that the Twalumba National Tourism and Travel Awards will be on the 24 of February in Harare.We are ready to host these awards in collaboration with the industry, the TBCZ in particular they are leading that.,” ZTA Head Corporate Affairs Godfrey Chief Koti said.

Furthermore, “But, most importantly as ZTA, we would like to thank the industry for supporting these awards, but moreso, to just take a moment to recognize them for the work that they have put into this sector.

The tourism authority commended the unity shown by tourism bodies in abolishing their individual awards to collaborate on the Twalumba awards while appreciating the resilience in responding to the devastating effects of COVID 19 on the sector.

“At inception, there were several fragmented industry awards with ZTA holding their National Tourism and Travel Awards while the TBCZ organized their own awards ceremony. All the awards had one noble cause to honor hence the need to bring together the awards from different subsectors, to have one big awards show to recognize everyone and every subsector.” ‘Chief Koti also said.

Furthermore, “Particularly, the issue of recovery from the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was such a tough time for them, but most of them have come out and have done really well in terms of service excellence – the hosting of people,” Koti said.

The Twalumba Awards are an appreciation gesture by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority and it’s stakeholders aimed at recognizing and awarding excellence among tourism players.

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