Tourism: 11 Ghanaian firms win Africa Top 100 Tour Operators Award

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Eleven Ghanaian tour operator companies have been listed among the top 100 African tour operators that will receive the prestigious Africa Top 100 Tour Operators Award at the upcoming 14th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market slated for 9th to 11th September, 2018, in Lagos Nigeria. The eleven firms which made the list in Ghana include Staple Tours, Kaya Tours, […]

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Tourism: 4 Gambian tour firms make list for Africa top 100


Four Gambian tour operator companies, African Adventure Tours; Gambia Tours; Alkamba Tours and Discovery Tours have been named among the top 100 African tour operators that will receive the Africa Top 100 Tour Operators Award at the upcoming 14th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market slated for 9th to 11th September, 2018, in Lagos Nigeria. Africa Top 100 Tour Operators […]

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Africa: Victoria Falls tourism boom excites international markets

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THE resort town of Victoria Falls is inundated with inquiries from Zimbabwe’s major tourism source markets keen on directly investing into the tourism sector, an industry official has said. Zimbabwe’s source markets include United Kingdom, the United States of America, Australia, Germany, South Africa, among others. Employers Association of Tourism Operators president Clement Mkwasi told NewsDay that they were inundated […]

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News: New inductees named into US Travel Hall of Leaders


Distinguished individuals are named to US Travel’s Hall of Leaders for “sustained, noteworthy contributions that have positively impacted the travel industry, stimulated greater achievement, and raised industry-wide standards.” Recipients of the award are for serving their place of employ with excellence, but also for contributions that have elevated travel nationally and globally. Destination leaders Todd Davidson, president and CEO of […]

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News: 15th UNWTO Awards to recognize innovation and sustainability in tourism, applications open

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Promoting innovation, job creation and sustainability are key considerations for the 15th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Awards. UNWTO invites submissions until 31 October 2018. The UNWTO Awards recognise the contribution of public and private institutions and NGOs to development of a more competitive, responsible and sustainable tourism sector that works towards achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda of the United […]

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Tourism: 15 Travel Companies from Dubai to Showcase at Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos


The leading Tourism Destination in Middle East and Africa, Dubai will be attending Akwaaba for this year with over 15 companies. Dubai has become the biggest Destination for Nigerian Travellers with over 20 flights a day terminating in Dubai from Lagos and Abuja. It is believed that over 300,000 Nigerians pass through Dubai every year. These Companies coming under DTCM […]

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Tourism: Wildebeest Migration and Antarctica Humpback Whales arrives Kenya at same time


Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary, Najib Balala has launched a campaign seeking to promote the wildebeest migration in Maasai Mara. The campaign seeks to position Kenya as a home of two naturally iconic and spectacular tourism attractions. The campaign is expected to promote the wildebeest migration in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Narok County and the humpback whale migration in Watamu […]

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Tourism: Africa changes you forever


Africa will show you that you have all you need. You leave feeling grateful. Africa, in its unique magic, will touch your spirit and tell you, ‘Nope, you don’t need screaming branded clothes to make you feel special.’ It redefines beauty and, to a degree, what’s truly worth your attention. I first experienced Africa in 2004, as a journalist, not […]

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Africa: Tanzania Is Ireland’s Major Tourist Destination


Tanzania is now a holiday destination of preferred choice for the Irish, recent reports suggest. Holiday bookings to Tanzania from Ireland have risen almost 400 per cent between November 2017 and July 2018, according to the Manchester, UK-based tour firm Travel Counsellors. Although the tour firm did not say exactly how many tourists would be coming to the country on […]

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Africa: Cave Containing Bed, Market and Palace Discovered In Cross River State


Oyan Okpon is located in Obubra LGA of Cross River State. Obubra is situated at 6.08° North latitude, 8.33° East longitude and 109 meters elevation above the sea level. Izakpa Duima meaning mighty stone is estimated to carry over 5000 persons. The stone, according to the village chief that attended to me had ancestors of human with tails. As the […]

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