Waterfront falls silent

The Walvis Bay Waterfront has gone quiet since Namibia stopped all flights to and from the country as part of a response to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Tourism businesses and the accommodation industry are hardest hit, as they have bookings for the weeks and months ahead, but these people cannot travel to Namibia.
The situation is also rapidly worsening for businesses in several other economic sectors. Worst fears are that businesses, especially in tourism and accommodation will start to retrench, spiralling the problem down to the rest of the economy.

To read more: pick up your copy of the Namib Times at any retail outlet in Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Available in Windhoek at selected stores, at Arandis (Shoprite and Arandis Service Station); Usakos; Henties Bay (Spar; Woermann Brock) and Windhoek (Windhoek: Shoprite Maerua Mall; Shoprite Katutura; Shoprite Ind. Av; Shoprite Lafrenz Industrial; Shoprite Okurayangava; Shoprite U-Save; Fountain OK Foods (Baines); Maerua Superspar).


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