Tourism: Cruise Line That Matches Loyalty Status Increases Perks and Discounts

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MSC Cruises, the cruise line that matches loyalty status from other cruise lines and hotels, has increased the discounts and benefits that they offer with this program. MSC Cruises will match the status your existing cruise, travel or tour operator program with a similar or higher status. This means you can instantly get benefits when joining the MSC Voyager’s Club. […]

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Africa: RTPC to mine tourism’s economic viability for Nigerians — Okeke

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Managing Director of Sub Urban Heritage Initiative (SUHI), Hon. Rosemary Nkem Okeke, had described the ongoing Romarox Tourism Photo Competition (RTPC) as a platform created by her firm to add value to life by using tourism as a benchmark. Speaking during the official launch/media conference for the 2019 edition of the RTPC, organized by her company at the Golden Gate […]

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Africa: Uganda Tourism Board Seeks to Tap Into Nigerian Market

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A recent study by Uganda Tourism Board has found that South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria were Uganda’s core markets for tourists in Africa. And with a population of more than 190 million and a GDP of 400B USD, Nigeria seemed to take the lions share. UTB Chief Executive Officer Lilly Ajarova says there are lots of opportunities to be explored […]

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Tourism: Ugandan American Jessica Nabongo is set to be the first African American to visit 195 Countries

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Coming back home to the place she was born and raised after experiencing life around the globe is a welcome respite for world traveler Jessica Nabongo. Nabongo celebrated her 35th birthday at home in Detroit before embarking on the final leg of her world odyssey to be the first Black woman to visit every country identified in the United Nations […]

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Tourism: Pilgrims flock to Africa’s oldest synagogue for Lag Ba’omer

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Hundreds of pilgrims converge on synagogue on Mediterranean island of Djerba, home to one of the last Jewish communities in the Arab world. Worshippers prayed, lit candles and wrote wishes on eggs as an annual Jewish pilgrimage to Africa’s oldest synagogue got under way in Tunisia on Wednesday. Hundreds of pilgrims converged on the Ghriba synagogue on the Mediterranean island […]

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Africa: Why Sierra Leone Should Go Straight To The Top Of Your Must-Visit List

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Everyone wanted to believe they’d just seen a pygmy hippo. We’d paused our kayaks after a greyish backside was spotted swishing into the forest. There are fewer than 200 pygmy hippos in Sierra Leone and they’re no easy sighting – but around 80 per cent of them are found in this area. Then again, as someone said later, it could’ve […]

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Tourism: French Travel Advisories have not stopped growth of African Destinations in Europe

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The episode of two French tourists kidnapped in Benin and released in Burkina Faso doubled by the polemic about which area in Africa to avoid visiting as published by the French travel advisory Quai d’Orsay, has put Africa under scrutiny. On the one side you say; tourists avoid dangerous areas, and on the other side, tourists are more and more […]

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Africa: Ooni Ogunwusi to launch Imperial Award in Canada

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Ooni of Ife, HIM Adeyeye Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja 11 is expected to launch the maiden edition of an Award of Merit and Excellence in Toronto, Canada. The event is packaged by Hope4sure foundation and Prince George Entertainment in collaboration with Toronto Caribbean Carnival. According to the statement released by one of the organisers, Naomi Olapeju Oke, the event which will […]

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Africa: Plateau State Adopts Long Awaited Draft Tourism Policy

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The long awaited Draft Tourism Policy for Plateau State Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Hospitality, has finally been adopted by the State Executive Council (Exco) The Tourism Policy which was initiated by the Workaholic Commissioner, Hon. Mrs. Tamwakat Weli, was adopted 2oth Monday 2019. The Hon. Commissioner in a remark appreciated and thanked the Governor for yet another achievement in […]

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Africa: The Curse of Sex Tourism – Part 1

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The depravity of human nature reveals itself in the most shocking way as sex tourism. This phenomenon has become a government-supported and encouraged form of personal and national income generation in many countries that exploits and abuses millions of people around the world. Currently, almost half a million people in the Philippines specifically, and many more in other nations, work […]

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