Integrating West Africa as One Tourist Destination

At the recently concluded 2018 World Travel Market in Excel London, United Kingdom, tagged ‘Boundaries Unlocked’, stakeholders proposed integrating West Africa to become one tourist destination for travel lovers, writes Funke Olaode

SA Tourism's Meetings Africa kicks off

Business leaders have gathered on Monday at the Sandton Convention Centre, where they participated in Meetings Africa's Business Opportunities Networking Day (BONDay).

Ghana raising Africa’s leisure tourism bar

“Continued economic growth in many African countries is driving greater interest in the continent from a tourism perspective but it’s interesting to see that Ghana, in particular, is proving increasingly attractive as a leisure tourism destination,” says Wayne Troughton, CEO of specialist global hospitality and tourism consultancy

Middle East, Africa lead global tourism growth

International tourist arrivals around the world grew 6 per cent in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion, led primarily by the Middle East and Africa regions, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Visa fiasco for tourism as government issues conflicting travel advisories

Despite the fact that The Amendment to the Immigration Act was gazetted on November 30 and removed the requirement for children travelling with both parents on a foreign passport to carry a birth certificate when they travel, the Department of Home Affairs has now issued an advisory on its website that contradicts the relaxation of the regulations governing children travelling to SA.

What does 2019 hold for Africa?

In 2018, Nigeria’s economy stuttered, foreign investors welcomed South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s anti-corruption drive and budget discipline, and despite a rebound in oil prices, Angola’s economy continued to experience a slump, while Ethiopia’s new reformist prime minister Abiy Ahmed implemented a series of economic reforms aimed at attracting foreign investor as well.

The Rise Of Millionaire Tourism

Private jets, elite lodges, haute cuisine and watching the perfect sunset – luxury safaris and bespoke experiences can cost anything from $20,000 to $350,000.

Why Rwanda is Africa’s new luxury destination to watch

It might be the hope of a mountain gorilla encounter that has lured most visitors to the ‘Land of a Thousand Hills’ over the years, but this is a country where whispers of a tourism boom are quickly becoming shouts, and catching a glimpse of its beautiful primates is just one of the reasons why.

Nigeria’s study on AfCFTA ready next January

• Leads formation of African Manufacturers Association
The Presidential Steering Committee on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Impact and Readiness Assessment, plans to present its recommendations to President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2019, according to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Thursday, in Abuja.

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