Africa

  • The statement of the African Tourism Board Executive Committee on outbreak of Coronavirus

     Friday, February 28, 2020

    To its members, the African Tourism Board Executive Committee has recently issued a proposal in terms of Coronavirus and travel saying.   The African Tourism Board has recommended members to assess the urgency to attend an important gathering like international …

  • South Africa is continuing to market in China despite corona virus outbreak

     Thursday, February 27, 2020

    South Africa is continuing to market in China which remains an important tourism market in spite of the corona virus outbreak.   “The Chinese market has become one of the significant markets for South Africa,” the Parliament said in a …

  • Hostels in Morocco – a recent phenomenon

     Thursday, February 20, 2020

    Hostels in Morocco are a recent phenomenon, an institution born in early 20th century Germany and brought to Morocco in the past two decades. The establishment of hostels in Morocco is akin to the rapid development of guesthouses in the old cities. …

  • Algeria aims to open its tourism doors to the world

     Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    With a warm Mediterranean sea in summer, great winter skiing, vast Saharan deserts, lofty Roman ruins and prehistoric art of global acclaim along with an intriguing modern Arab culture, Algeria makes a top travel destination!   However, conflicts left the …

  • African Tourism Board is working towards revealing the rich assets of the continent’s tourism

     Friday, February 14, 2020

    Setting new plans and strategies for marketing African tourism within and outside the continent, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is now looking to work closely with embassies and diplomatic missions across the continent for revealing its rich attractions.   The African Tourism …

  • Accor sets to expand its footprint in Ethiopia

     Thursday, February 13, 2020

    Accor is expanding its presence in Ethiopia after signing a management agreement to open a new property under its design-led economy brand, Ibis Styles. In a move that ramps up its ambitious development plans in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Group has …

  • Africa to use its embassies to help market tourism worldwide

     Thursday, February 13, 2020

    Formulating new strategies to market African tourism within and outside the continent, the African Tourism Board (ATB) has started looking to cooperate and work closely with embassies and diplomatic missions across the continent to display its rich attractions.   Speaking …

  • ONOMO Hotels acquires BON Hotels

     Friday, December 13, 2019

    With the announcement, today of the acquisition of BON Hotels by ONOMO Hotels, the hospitality industry on the African continent is set for a major shake-up. ONOMO Hotels has acquired a 60, 1% controlling stake in BON Hotels.     …

  • Anantara Hotels opens its new hotel in North Africa

     Thursday, December 5, 2019

    Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas makes its debut this month in North Africa with the opening of Anantara Tozeur Resort in the southwest of Tunisia. Offering a luxury gateway to ancient cultural and desert wonders, the new-build resort showcases exquisite …

  • Tourism Expert says, opportunities for Africa are huge

     Wednesday, November 20, 2019

    With the travel sector contributing under 10 per cent to GDP and employing more than 300 million workers worldwide, the opportunities for Africa are huge.   This is the view of Lavonne Wittman, the President of Skal International, who visited …

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