• Africa Travel Week supports World Female Ranger Day

     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 …

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

     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 …

  • Seychelles will welcome for tourists from March 25

     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 …

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

     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 …

  • Radisson Collection Hotel debuts in Mali

     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 …

  • Africa Travel week to launch unique initiative in 2021

     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 …

  • African Tourism Day successfully celebrated in virtual event

     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 …

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

     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 …

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

     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 …

  • MICE Connect Africa initiative launched by Sluxia

     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.