Africa

  • Expo 2020 Dubai opens Women’s Pavilion in collaboration with Cartier

    Published on : Wednesday, June 30, 2021

    Expo 2020 Dubai has reaffirmed its commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment, unveiling creative content and programming for the Women’s Pavilion in collaboration with Cartier that will celebrate women change-makers around the globe. Taking place in Dubai from 1 …

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  • Africa Travel Week supports World Female Ranger Day

    Published on : Wednesday, June 23, 2021

    Africa Travel Week will be joining thousands of tourism stakeholders on 23 June to celebrate the inaugural World Female Ranger Day recognising female anti-poaching rangers throughout Africa. Initiated by How Many Elephants (HME), World Female Ranger Day will spotlight the …

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  • UNWTO calls on Africa to discover new methods of tourism promotion

    Published on : Wednesday, June 16, 2021

    Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General, United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recently explained that Namibia and the southern African region need to find out new and exciting ways of endorsing domestic and regional tourism to save the industry that’s hit badly by …

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  • Seychelles will welcome for tourists from March 25

    Published on : Friday, March 5, 2021

    The Indian Ocean island destination has announced that it will be welcoming visitors from across the globe, irrespective of their vaccination status, as from March 25, 2021. Visitors from South Africa will still not be permitted to enter Seychelles for …

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  • Africa Travel Week (ATW) will connect industry professionals from Africa with the rest of the world

    Published on : Friday, February 26, 2021

    Hosted Buyer registration for the upcoming fully virtual Africa Travel Week (ATW), comprising World Travel Market Africa (WTMA) and International Luxury Travel Market Africa (ILTMA) has officially gone live – the first important step in hosting this much-needed platform connecting …

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  • Radisson Collection Hotel debuts in Mali

    Published on : Thursday, December 24, 2020

    Radisson Hotel Group announced the opening of Radisson Collection Hotel, in Mali. Situated in Bamako, the capital and largest city of Mali, the Radisson Collection Hotel, is the new destination in Africa. Bamako is located just 20 minutes from Bamako’s …

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  • Africa Travel week to launch unique initiative in 2021

    Published on : Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    Africa travel week is gearing up to launch a hybrid event at the CTICC in Cape Town from April 7 to 9, 2021. ATW decided to continue attracting driving inclusion and Diversity (D & I) efforts in the build up …

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  • African Tourism Day successfully celebrated in virtual event

    Published on : Friday, November 27, 2020

    The African Tourism Board celebrated Africa Tourism Day through a grand virtual event on Thursday, November 26. The Africa Tourism Day is a FOCUS-ON-AFRICA annual country-specific rotational event that celebrates Africa’s rich and diverse cultural and natural endowments while creating …

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  • Africa surpassed 2 million confirmed COVID-19 cases as second wave looms

    Published on : Friday, November 20, 2020

    The African continent has surpassed 2 million confirmed cases as the top public health official on Thursday warned that “they are inevitably edging toward a second wave” of infections. The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said the 54-nation …

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  • Kenya voted as Africa’s Top Destination at World Travel Awards

    Published on : Tuesday, November 10, 2020

    Kenya has been voted as ‘Africa’s Leading Destination’ by the World Travel Awards (the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism- honouring the best from across the continent) for its popular savannah landscapes, immense herds of …

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  • MICE Connect Africa initiative launched by Sluxia

    Published on : Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    Sluxia, the organisers of the Africa MICE Forums recently launched the MICE Connect Africa initiative, a day of virtual speed dating to re-discover and explore different MICE products from across Africa.

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  • Africa Travel Week (ATW) partnered with Invest Africa

    Published on : Friday, September 25, 2020

    In a strategic move to drive business opportunities within the travel and tourism sector, Africa Travel Week (ATW) has partnered with Invest Africa, a leading pan-African business platform promoting trade and investment in Africa. The alliance provides a strategic platform …

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  • Africa goes virtual to maintain its tourism

    Published on : Thursday, September 3, 2020

    Till now, COVID-19 is continually plaguing the world with businesses to temporarily or permanently close their doors and raise unemployment. Many people worldwide have got confined to their houses to reduce the virus spread. The world has become sort of …

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  • Emirates add two new African destinations to its schedule

    Published on : Thursday, August 27, 2020

    Emirates recently announced that it has decided to resume passenger services to Conakry, Guinea and Dakar, Senegal starting September 3.

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  • Global restrictions in travel harshly affect African nations

    Published on : Wednesday, August 12, 2020

    Global restrictions concerning travel have severely affected the African nations who depend largely on tourists and their hard currency to support the tourism industry employing millions of people in the continent. National carriers in Mauritius, Kenya and Namibia ran into …

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  • In the middle of pandemic, virtual tourism gets popular in Africa!

    Published on : Saturday, July 25, 2020

    In the African savanna, sun rises slowly above the horizon. Silhouettes of elephant family rambling through the grassland looking for the nearby waterhole can be seen against the glowing light of this exotic region. Impalas and zebras traverses through the …

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  • Radisson Hotel Group announces six new hotels in Africa

    Published on : Wednesday, July 22, 2020

    Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the addition of six new hotels to its African portfolio, bringing the total to almost 100 hotels across 32 African markets. Building on the recent announcement of its reinforced African development team structure, …

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  • Deadly coronavirus threatens Africa’s hotel earning

    Published on : Wednesday, June 17, 2020

    The African hotel development had returned to growth at the start of 2020, with more than 78,000 rooms in 408 hotels in the pipeline, according to the 12th annual survey by W Hospitality Group, acknowledged as the industry’s most authoritative …

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  • Mkomazi National Park to introduce black rhino tourism

    Published on : Monday, April 6, 2020

    North Tanzania’s Mkomazi National Park is set to become the first wildlife park in Africa specialized for black rhino tourism. The African black rhino is now a rare species and on the verge of extinction. Rhino tourism is expected to …

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  • African national parks close to protect apes from coronavirus

    Published on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    The African national parks are closing its doors to protect the gorillas and chimpanzees. The national parks in Rwanda and Congo are provisionally shutting their doors to tourists and researchers to protect Africa’s endangered chimpanzees and mountain gorillas from contracting …

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