Zim's visa strategy to woo Chinese tourists

2013-07-03 08:59

Harare - The Zimbabwean government may relax visa requirements for Chinese nationals in a bid to attract more visitors from the country.

Tourism Update reports that the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority announced that the government is eager to grant China Category A status, which would allow Chinese nationals to enter the country without a visa. 

However, the Zimbabwe visa regime applies reciprocally and therefore needs to be agreed upon by both countries.

The Zimbabwe Department of Immigration is piloting an e-visa platform that allows Chinese tourists to apply for visas online and shortens the process to three working days.

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