Africa: Algeria kicks off 1st UNWTO Regional Capacity Building Programme on Tourism Statistics

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Algeria kicks off 1st UNWTO Regional Capacity Building Programme on Tourism Statistics In the framework of the technical assistance that the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) provides to Member States, especially in their development of sound statistical systems, the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria has hosted the 1st Workshop on Regional Statistics of the Tourism Sector (13-15 February 2017). The program […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe Tourism Minister Mzembi and his Tourism Ambassador

Zimbabwe Tourism Minister Mzembi and his Tourism Ambassador TOURISM Minister Walter Mzembi may want to seriously consider relieving Thomas “CST” Chizhanje – a social media sensation, whom he appointed Tourism Brand Zimbabwe Facebook Ambassador two years ago – of his duties as he has done more harm than good on the popular social media networking site. In the past two […]

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Project Tourism: Ned Nwoko to host 100 foreign tourists in Nigeria

Ned Nwoko to host 100 foreign tourists in Nigeria …As NTDC boss affirms commitment to tourism CHAIRMAN of Project Tourism and former Member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Ned Nwoko, has promised to host 100 foreign tourists for the Host Family Scheme of the project in 2017. Hon. Nwoko, who made the promised at a dinner held in […]

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Tourism: SAT, Tripberry, Golden Tulip Hotels and De Edge Hotels Partners Port Harcourt Bantaba 2017

SAT, Tripberry, Golden Tulip Hotels and De Edge Hotels Partners Port Harcourt Bantaba 2017 South Africa Tourism Board, Tripberry.com, Golden Tulip Hotels and De Edge Hotels have all confirmed their partnership with Port Harcourt BANTABA 2017. SAT which has been in the forefront of championing and encouraging intra-African tourism among countries in the continent, will be partnering with Port Harcourt […]

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Africa: Gov. Ayade, Air Peace MD Onyema and Ekezie of Wakanow win Man of the Year Awards

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Gov. Ayade, Air Peace MD Onyema and Ekezie of Wakanow win Man of the Year Awards Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has won the Atqnews Tourism Man of the Year award for 2016, this is as the CEO of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema also emerged the Aviation Man of the year while Mr. Obinna Ekezie, Managing Director […]

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Tourism: Meet Alain St. Ange candidate for UNWTO presents his position at Uganda Expo

Meet Alain St. Ange candidate for UNWTO presents his position at Uganda Expo During his various interactions did St. Ange come across as a credible candidate from Africa, embracing diversity and a non discriminatory approach to making his vision of ‘Tourism For All’ a reality. St. Ange has now gathered a wave of endorsements from around the world with growing […]

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Tourism: “East Africa Launches Tourism Portal as UNWTO candidates presents Positions”

It was a gathering if African Tourism Heavyweights in Kampala at the Opening Ceremony of The Pearl Of Africa Tourism Expo in Kampala Sheraton on Friday. It was the Launching of the East African Tourism Portal, it’s TV commercial and Documentary. The Event offered the Two African Candidates for the UNWTO Secretary General position to Jointly address Africa on what […]

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Africa: Iran, S. Africa plan joint working group on tourism

Iran, S. Africa plan joint working group on tourism Iran and South Africa are planning to broaden tourism ties through forming a joint working group, which will be tasked with drafting a memorandum of understanding. Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization Director Zahra Ahmadipour highlighted the issue in a meeting with the visiting South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom […]

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Tourism: Tanzanian guide arrested for ‘fake translation’ of tourist’s remark

Tanzanian guide arrested for ‘fake translation’ of tourist’s remark A tour guide at a Tanzanian game park has been arrested after wrongly translating a tourist’s comments about the country and its people. In a widely circulated video clip, the guide says in Swahili that the tourist wants Tanzanians to stop “complaining” about hunger. The woman, in fact, says Tanzanians are […]

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Africa: A young Ghanaian tourism Promoter starts free travels for People with Disability

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A young Ghanaian tourism Promoter starts free travels for People with Disability With inspiration from a chorus in a patriotic song titled; “we are all involved”, buoyed by the support from siblings and friends, Joseph Asameni Obiri is making a difference in the lives of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). The 29-year-old with a first degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management […]

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