The Teamafrica starts search for the 21 Wonders of Africa on the 27th of September

Finally the Pan African Travel Association TeamAfrica will be opening up its membership log to accommodate more members as it launches it’s flagship project the 21 Wonders of Africa on the 27th September which is globally recognized as World Tourism Day. African Union was also launched in September 1999. The Team Leader had explained to the foundation members that membership […]

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Meet The king with 100 wives

Abumbi II, the 11th fon, or king, of Bafut, Cameroon, has close to 100 wives. They weren’t all his to start. According to local tradition, when a fon dies, his successor inherits all his wives and then marries his own queens. “The queens have a great role to play in the fondom,” notes Prince Nickson, also of Bafut, noting that […]

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A warm welcome to all INDABA 2016 delegates – Africa’s Top Travel Trade show

The 2016 edition of Tourism INDABA, celebrated as Africa’s top travel show, has been flung open as it welcomed delegates amid excitements and high expectations. The travel show, owned and hosted in conjunction with Tourism KwaZulu-Natal and Durban Tourism, in the next three day will once again cement its position as Africa’s top travel show. Share our story:

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Federal Government needs tourism masterplan to re-engineer tourism sector- Ikechi Uko

By Renn Offor The need for the federal government of Nigeria to re-engineer a tourism master-plan with complementary sustainable tourism policy was the thrust of this year’s NANTA AGM and conference, going by the paper presented by the keynote speaker Mr. Ikechi Uko. Ikechi said as he presented a scholarly paper in which he delved into successive governments in Nigeria […]

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Fewer planes crashes impresses IATA

by Emmie Abadilla Last year, more than 3.5 billion people flew safely on 37.6 million flights worldwide, of which 31.4 million flew by jet and 6.2 million by turboprop. The airline industry registered a total of 136 fatalities in 2015, versus 641 fatalities in 2014. The five-year average came up to 504 killed. Including those who lost their lives in […]

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Nigeria has highest room rates in Africa with only 100, 000 rooms, says Jovago

By Kunle Azeez & Olushola Ricketts Revenue from hotel occupancy in Nigeria is expected to hit $401 million (about N80.2 billion) this year, Jovago, Africa’s largest hotel booking portal, has projected. Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Kushal Dutta, disclosed this at a breakfast meeting with the media in Lagos. Dutta, who advocated greater attention from government to boost […]

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