AFRICA

African Travel Times holds the 2019 awards

African Travel Times, West Africa’s monthly travel and tourism magazine held the 2019 awards on October 20 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, Ghana. This year’s event had a first class traditional ruler, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, Akwamumanhene, gracing the ceremony …

  • African Travel Times holds the 2019 awards

    Published on : Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    African Travel Times, West Africa’s monthly travel and tourism magazine held the 2019 awards on October 20 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, Ghana. This year’s event had a first class traditional ruler, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, Akwamumanhene, gracing the ceremony …

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  • Didier Drogba – the UNWTO ambassador for promoting responsible tourism in Africa

    Published on : Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    Ivorien and African football legend Didier Drogba is the latest ambassador picked by the UNWTO for promoting responsible tourism in Africa and outside.   The Secretary General of the UNWTO Zurab Pololikashvili announced this during the Côte d’Ivoire roundtable investment …

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  • Kenya will aim to increase its tourism numbers from the Asian market

    Published on : Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    Kenya will aim to increase its tourism numbers from the Asian market as it will be displaying its tourism products during the upcoming Internationale Tourismus Borse-Asia (ITB-Asia)-Singapore expo.   The expo is expected to take place between Oct. 16 and …

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  • Hervey Bay and Bluff accorded International Whale Heritage Site status

    Published on : Monday, October 14, 2019

    Hervey Bay and Bluff have been accorded the World Whale Heritage Site status. The World Cetacean Alliance awarded the accreditation to Australia’s Hervey Bay and South Africa’s Bluff in recognition of the responsible and sustainable whale watching practices in their …

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  • Ethiopia’s heritage structure turned into a national park

    Published on : Friday, October 11, 2019

    Ethiopia’s 19th-century heritage structure, a palace having numerous historical buildings, has been opened for the visitors on Thursday. Located in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, the palace has been turned into a national park named “Unity Park”. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed conceptualized the …

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  • South Africa to introduce e-visa

    Published on : Thursday, October 10, 2019

    South Africa will soon introduce e-visa to boost the inbound tourism industry. The CEO of the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association, David Frost, has confirmed this development. He said that the imminent introduction would be huge news for the inbound …

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  • To boost up tourism, Uganda is aiming on East African arrivals

    Published on : Friday, October 4, 2019

    Uganda is aiming arrivals from east Africa to boost up its numbers related to tourism as it prepares to showcase at a travel exhibition in neighboring Kenya on November.   On Monday, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) in a statement …

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  • Hilton continues investments in initiatives for sustainable tourism in Africa

    Published on : Friday, September 27, 2019

    From the time that Hilton announced its Big Five commitment to drive sustainable tourism in Africa less than a year ago, the company has allocated $626,000 towards community partnerships and projects. These initiatives impact and deepen positive social and environmental …

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  • African tourism growing at second fastest rate in the world

    Published on : Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    Travel and tourism continued to be one of the key growth drivers of Africa’s economy, contributing 8.5 per cent of the GDP in 2018; equivalent to $194.2 billion. According to the 2019 Jumia Hospitality Report Africa, this growth record placed …

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  • Kenya to arrange mega tourism seminar

    Published on : Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    The tourism exposition which is scheduled to kick-start from 2nd and continue till 4th October 2019 will be preceded by tours arranged for the business buyers to various tourist attractions all over the country from 27th September to 1st October …

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  • Kenya to host int’l fair in October for promoting tourism further

    Published on : Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    Kenya will host an international tourism fair in early October to bring influential travel trade representatives from more than 50 countries to promote the country as a tourist destination, organisers said on Monday.   Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) said the …

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  • Africa hotel development sees mixed-use infrastructure

    Published on : Monday, September 23, 2019

     A new report from JLL the world’s largest professional services firm specialising in real estate, has revealed that people seeking to finance a new hotel project in Africa will be much more successful if their hotel is part of a …

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  • Marriott International to show glitz and glamour of catwalk in South Africa

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

     Marriott International’s  recently unveiled travel programme, Marriott Bonvoy, will be presenting all things couture through a unique, thoughtfully curated, member-only experience at an event created by Red Carpet Creative in collaboration with Runway Prestige New York. To be held at …

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  • African e-commerce firm to host tourism event Nigeria

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    A leading e-commerce platform of Africa, Jumia, said on Wednesday that it plans to host its maiden World Tourism Day event to raise awareness on the importance of tourism in Nigeria.   The United Nations set aside September 27 each …

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  • Kenya strengthens bid to host the 24th edition of the UNWTO General Assembly in 2021

    Published on : Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    Kenya has strengthened its lobbying for winning the bid to host the 24th edition of the UNWTO General Assembly in 2021.   Najib Balala, the Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife said that Kenya will make a strong case for …

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  • Perth to shine with Australia-Africa Week event

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Australia-Africa Week is an opportunity to celebrate the many ties between Australia and countries across the African continent.   The expo taking place at Yagan Square on September 6 -7, will feature two sensational flash-mob dances following on the success …

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  • Ghana tourism makes the most of its slave history

    Published on : Saturday, August 24, 2019

    In a clearing at the turnoff to Assin Manso, a billboard shows two slaves of African origin in loincloths. Their arms and legs chained. Next to them the following words –“Never Again!”   This is “slave river,” where captured Ghanaians …

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  • Tourism offers a major chance for Africa

    Published on : Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    In general, Africa and the developing world, is seized with finding out sustainable solutions to the modern challenges the young people are facing and the labour market of the future. The option of a digital economy, while real, offers an …

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  • Mauritius attracting visitors from Kenya and East Africa

    Published on : Saturday, August 17, 2019

    Mauritius is firmly established as a favoured destination for South African travellers, and now the Indian Ocean island is attracting visitors from Kenya and East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi. Intra-African tourism is increasingly attractive for Africa’s emerging …

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  • Cape Town Tourism and the City of Cape Town signs three-year agreement

    Published on : Friday, August 16, 2019

    This week, Cape Town Tourism and the City of Cape Town have signed a three-year agreement. Cape Town Tourism will deliver visitor services, tourism marketing and special tourism projects on behalf of the City of Cape Town for benefitting the …

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