Kenya Tourism signs on Wakanow for West African Market

A beach resort in Diani. The number of tourists have dwindled in the last three years as visitors from Europe and US shun the country’s attraction for fear of terrorist attacks

By DOREEN WAINAINAH And MATHIAS RINGA Tourism industry players have stepped up efforts to woo visitors from West Africa and United Arab Emirates even as hoteliers blame county governments for rolling back the gains. The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has partnered with Kenya Airways and a West African tour operator to intensify marketing in Ghana and Nigeria. Share our story:

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African American Tourism Professionals meet black congressmen in Washington

WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, September 17, 2015, the National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners, the authority of black meeting professionals in the hospitality industry, will present its inaugural “State of Black Tourism Address” followed by a panel discussion of distinguished leaders. Chairwoman Ana Aponte -Curtis states, “I will address how the economic relevancy, social and political power of African […]

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Dubai Tourism, IATA partners Akwaaba 2015 as website opens for registration

Visitors intending to attend this year’ Akwaaba Travel Market slated for the22nd-24th of Nov. 2015 can now register online for the event on http://africantravelmarkets.com/. This comes as the International Air Transport Association (IATA), in line with their objective to improving connectivity in Africa will be partnering with Akwaaba to organize the Aviation day. The Aviation day will hold on the 23rd […]

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Ghana supports the establishment of AU tourism desk

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, the Minister of Tourism Culture and Creative Arts, has reiterated the call for the establishment of an African Union (AU) Commission on Tourism. She was of the view that, the development of Tourism to a large extent could be accelerated with the establishment of a desk on tourism within the African Union (AU) Structure. Share our story:

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Creative Arts Law will streamline the Ghana film industry- Tourism Minister

The Minister of Tourism Culture and Creative Arts Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare has assured industry players of the Ministry’s intent to sanitize the creative arts industry through the passage of the films bill. The Sector Minister made this known during an interactive meeting with members of the Ghana Actors Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare said Cabinet has approved the film bill, and it […]

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