Africa: Ministry, GTA partners Glitz Africa to launch “SEE GHANA” magazine.

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Inspired by the untold stories and forgotten places, a new magazine – SEE GHANA has been born. The publication of this magazine, through a strong private sector partnership with Glitz Africa magazine, underscores the importance the Ministry and GTA are placing on reinvigorating efforts at marketing Ghana first to Ghanaians and then internationally. The Quarterly magazine was outdoored at a […]

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Tourism: Congo may destroy UNESCO oldest national park in Africa in Search of Oil

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Congo’s Virunga National Park, the oldest national park in Africa and the Salonga National Park, home to endangered Gorillas have been handed over by Congo’s President to a UK oil company, Soco, to be destroyed for oil exploration. Last month, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) triggered international outrage when it confirmed that it was considering opening up two […]

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Tourism: Six States, NCAC, Turkish Air, others for Abuja NTIFE 2018

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Six states which include Plateau, Imo, Abia, Enugu, Delta and Ogun, The National Council of Arts and Culture (NCAC), the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and Turkish Airlines have all indicated their willingness to be part of the 2018 Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition (NTIFE 2018) holding next month in Abuja. NTIFE, a national exhibition and conference organized by […]

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News: As world tourism growth remains steady Africa grows at 4%

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According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s latest barometer, international tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first six months of 2018 after a record year of growth in 2017. All world regions enjoyed robust growth in tourist arrivals in January-June 2018. The increase was fuelled by strong demand from major source markets, supported by an upswing in the global economy. […]

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Tourism: Ms Nigeria United Nations, Hadassah Ibinyingi Gloriana Allaputa shine at Akwaaba 2018

The 2018 Akwaaba African Travel Market may have come and gone but the memories generated from the yearly travel expo will still be edged in the hearts of those that graced the event and savoured from time to time, especially from the memories of the youth panel. The youth panel of the 2018 Akwaaba was lit up by a large […]

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Africa: Top 100 Tourism Personalities in Nigeria 2018

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In 1999 Travellers Magazine published its first Compilation of the Nigerian Top 100 Tourism Club. The Compilation served the industry well as it provided a database of “Who is who” in Tourism Business in Nigeria. Twenty (20) years after an update is needed. Travellers Magazine is the First Travel Magazine in West Africa published since 1996. The list of Top […]

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News: Kenya keen to tap in Africa’s tourism market

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Kenya Tourism Board Managing Director, Dr. Betty Radier says with Africa being Kenya’s second biggest tourist source market, having contributed 29 percent of total tourist arrivals to Kenya in 2017, bilateral discussions are ongoing among African Tourism ministries to enhance collaboration and provide a wider offering for travelers. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, Africa topped growth in […]

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Africa: Tanzania tour operators demand new tourism policy

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Tanzania’s tourism is facing a pricing crisis causing the frustration of a multi-billion-dollar industry that wants to grow by leaps and bounds. Key players say that whereas tour operators usually calculate the prices of package holidays based on the market trends, the country’s policies are inconsistent and have been a driving factor on rate fluctuations. “The government quite often changes […]

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Africa: Group of UK tourists jet into Zim as govt implements diaspora tourism strategy

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A DELEGATION of 35 tourists from the United Kingdom (UK) has arrived in Zimbabwe and will be visiting the country’s tourist attraction for a month. This comes after Prisca Mupfumira visited the UK in March this year as part of the government’s re-engagement strategy. Just a few months later, increased tourist turnouts are being recorded from the European country. Zimbabwe […]

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