Africa

  • Africa has not witnessed considerable tourism growth like other emerging nations

    Published on : Wednesday, March 7, 2018

    Although tourism in emerging markets grew considerably in the last few years, the same growth rate was not witnessed in Africa. This, according to ELIAS AAD, VP, Government Solutions Lead, MasterCard Advisors, is due to lack of security and going …

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  • Uganda seeks to promote in all provinces of China

    Published on : Saturday, March 3, 2018

    Uganda, the landlocked country in Eastern Africa will soon promote its tourism opportunities in China to attract the international tourists for the surge in revenues from travel and tourism industry.     According to the Tourism Department of Uganda, they …

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  • Africa needs to revive its tourism industry

    Published on : Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    Africa has long been regarded as the ‘Eden’ of the world. Former South African President Jacob Zuma said at Indaba, Africa’s biggest travel show last year that the time has come to showcase Africa and its rich treasures to the …

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  • Is Africa gearing itself the new global aviation market?

    Published on : Monday, February 5, 2018

    Vast game reserves, eye-popping geological features and scenic, wide-open spaces have always made Africa a maverick choice amongst global travellers. However, it has remained a difficult terrain when it comes to cross-border air travel.       But with about …

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  • Baggage allowance by Etihad Airways reduced to half for UK passengers

    Published on : Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Baggage allowance for passengers travelling via Etihad Airways has been abruptly cut.   The previous allowance of 46 kgs has halved overnight to 23 kg for travellers booking discount tickets to key destinations in Africa including Johannesburg, Lagos and Nairobi. …

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  • Airbnb steps in promoting African countries

    Published on : Monday, January 15, 2018

    Airbnb is reportedly launching a $100,000 digital campaign to promote tourism to destinations located in Africa.     This accommodation company will use the money to promote its listings in Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, where the tourism is …

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  • Ethiopian Airlines began its all- female flight to encourage more females in aviation industry

    Published on : Friday, December 22, 2017

    Ethiopian Airlines, the national carrier of Ethopia operated its first ever domestic flight within Africa by an all female crew on 16th December 2017.     The flight from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia to Lagos in Nigeria was manned entirely …

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  • Africa’s beauty Cape Verde is now safe for the tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    Cape Verde Tourism is on rise as many want to go such a place of less population but filled with the natural beauty and the fun loving attractions like trekking and hiking. Previously, Cape Verde’s tourism was deeply affected by …

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  • 10% of tourists in Africa in 2016 are Chinese, shows new report

    Published on : Monday, November 6, 2017

    Africa has witnessed massive influx of Chinese tourists in the recent years making it a new record in the tourism industry. After seven consecutive years of annual double-digit growth in spending, China continues to lead global outbound travel, reaching US$ …

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  • Flights and hotels increase near Victoria Falls, as tourism surges

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    As there is an influx of tourists to see the scenic beauty of Victoria Falls, located in southern part of Africa’s region between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the number of international flights from Europe and America increases along with the accommodations. …

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