Africa: World Tourism leaders canvass Support for Dr. Mzembi of Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe is facing a new reality after military intervention and the removal of their long time president Robert Mugabe. It’s time for military diplomacy to show the people friendly side of the Zimbabwe Military. This is a message echoed by senior travel and tourism leaders from around the world. The International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) Founder and President […]

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Aviation: Kenya Airways plans to concentrate on Africa as a turnaround strategy

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Kenya Airways said Friday that it will focus on the Africa market in order to reach profitability. Kenya Airways Chief Executive officer Sebastian Makosz told an investor briefing in Nairobi that currently 40 out of its 53 destinations are in the African continent. “We are essentially an intra-Africa carrier and we hope to tap into the growing aviation traffic in […]

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Aviation: The rise of MedView Airlines of Nigeria to become A major player in West Africa

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Led by a brilliant aviation aficionado, a local airline that started as a conveyor of pilgrims is set to take over Africa. Charles Ajunwa who witnessed the airline’s inaugural flights to Abidjan, Conakry and Dakar, reports that it was a pleasurable experience. One bright Wednesday morning, last month, I received an invitation to join a group of journalists on a […]

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News: Meet Funmi Rotiba the Royal Princess of Tourism in Africa

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From December 14 to 16, the city of Paris, France, will host tourism stakeholders and investors from Africa and the rest of the world at the Prestigious African Awards. The organiser of the awards, Funmi Rotiba, Chief Executive Officer, Special Tours and Travels Limited, and Imperial House of Culture Limited, a tour ambassador and the “Erelu Asa” of Yorubaland has […]

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News: Testing the role of ‘impact Tourism in South Africa

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A GROUP of tourists gasps in awe on top of one of the world’s most breathtaking mountains before sipping champagne and soaking up the view. The next day they venture to where most people dare not go: South Africa’s slums. But they haven’t come for selfies or voyeurism. They’re ‘impact tourists’ who are fuelling one of the fastest-growing sectors in […]

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Aviation: Africa World Airlines Commence flight operations to Monrovia

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Africa World Airlines (AWA), Ghana’s fastest growing regional carrier has commenced flight operations to Monrovia, the Liberian capital. The airline poised to deepen its regional operations along the West Coast said it will commence 3 weekly flights to the country’s capital on Tuesday, Friday and Sundays effective 12th December 2017. AWA which marked its five successful years of providing safe, […]

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Tourism: Rwanda changes Visa Regime, Now offers 30 day Visa on Arrival to all Countries

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The Rwandan Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration has announced it will commence the issuance of visa on arrival to all nationals of all countries with effect from 1st of January 2018. Before that, only nationals of African countries and few others were getting visa upon arrival. According to a statement from the office of the directorate of Immigration and […]

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Africa: Visa on arrival, Stakeholders react to false news

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Major stakeholders and experts in the tourism industry have reacted to the celebrated rumour of Nigeria declaring visa on arrival (VOA) as sensitive and saddening. The unconfirmed news which turned out to be a bruit has attracted comments from destination marketers and tourism promoters who have flooded the internet with all sorts of congratulatory messages, trending on the social media, […]

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Aviation: Air Senegal becomes 1st African buyer of A330neo in Dubai Airshow

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Air Senegal, the national carrier of Senegal has signed here on Thursday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for two A330neo aircrafts, the new re-engined version of the A330 widebody airliner. The West-African carrier said the two A330neo will serve its growth and business expansion in the future. The agreement makes Air Senegal the first airline in Africa to select the […]

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News: Google doodle honours Chinua Achebe

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Google today celebrates the 87th birth anniversary of Late Chinua Achebe, a writer many consider to be father of modern African literature. Born Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe; 16 November 1930, was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. His first novel Things Fall Apart (1958), often considered his best, is the most widely read book in modern African literature. The novel […]

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