Africa: Kumneger Teketel, tourism promoter appointed Director of Addis Ababa Convention Bureau


Founder and Managing Director of Ozzie Business and Hospitality Group, Kumneger Teketel W/Gebriel, has been appointed as the Director, Addis Ababa Convention Bureau. The East African mice expert was appointed to lead the agency by the Addis Ababa City Administration Cabinet and Mayor of City – Excellency Eng. Takele Uma. Excellency Eng. Takele Uma will be the first mayor to […]

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Tourism: The 10 Most Crowded Tourist Destinations Ever


There are a lot of places throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and the rest of the world where tourism is one of the most important sources of income for the locals and their government. However, while gaining international fame as a vacation destination is obviously quite lucrative, it comes with a lot of downsides too. Overtourism has become a prominent issue […]

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Africa: Why Your Next Trip Should Be A Safari In Botswana


Countless books have been written about them while classic movies have been painting glamorous pictures of African safaris for years. A once-in-a-lifetime experience for most people, a safari introduces you to new cultures, pushes the boundaries of your comfort zone and drops you into a surreal landscape that transports you back in time, to an era when animals ruled the […]

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Tourism: Locations Africa Expo Sends Message in Durban, says ‘Africa is Ready’


The first edition of the Locations Africa Expo and Conference was held this week during the Durban FilmMart, with an eye toward identifying and growing the opportunities to lure incoming productions to the continent. “Locations Africa is trying to service a need on the continent to discuss the physical production…on the ground, highlighting film commissions, the services sector, the crew, […]

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Africa: Maldives Ventures into the Blue Economy


Almost half of Maldives’s population and more than 70 percent of its critical infrastructure lie within 100 meters of its shoreline. This close proximity to the ocean makes the island nation a prime location to benefit from the Blue Economy, which refers to the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth and better lives. But with 1,190 coral islands […]

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Africa: Trip to Nzulezo Village, The Ride, The Thrills and The Lessons


The drive from our resort to the Karela Beach Visitor’s centre was very short, perhaps, pleasantly so. After a very long drive from Accra to the Western Region of Ghana just the night before, another long journey wasn’t something we wanted. We were on a 3-day familiarization tour of the Western Region of Ghana as a build up to the […]

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News: US, Spain, France among top 10 global tourism earners in 2018


The United States of America is leading in the pack in global top 10 tourism earning countries in 2018 with 215 billion dollars raked in from the industry. The US received a total of 89 million tourist arrivals topping countries like Spain and France with earnings of $74 billion and $67 billion, and 83 million and 80 million tourist arrivals […]

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News: God’s time for me is always- Stella Fubara, Dubai Tourism Africa Head


The Nigerian was one of the speakers at the Women in Tourism summit in Accra, Ghana, on Thursday, June 27th, 2019. Since June 2015, Stella Fubara has been the Director of International Operations at the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), the main agency responsible for developing and overseeing Dubai’s tourism sector. She is in charge of Africa. […]

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Africa: Dubai Tourism received 7.6million Visitors in 6 months with increase from Philippines, France and Nigeria


Dubai has balanced dynamics for the growth of its tourism sector over the next decade, thanks to its readiness, tourism infrastructure and additional avenues for visitor growth without straining its urban landscape. The emirate has been ranked at par with Beijing, Hong Kong, Munich, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington DC for balanced dynamics of tourism growth by JLL and […]

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