Africa: Nigeria can take over the world’s tourism – JetBlack boss

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Nigeria can be the bride of the world in travel and tourism if its tourist destinations are given the utmost attention it deserves. According to the founder of JetBlack Travel Group, Dr Alexander Oladele, a US-based travel firm, the infrastructural facilities in the country need to be improved to make it a destination of choice for tourists. Oladele in an […]

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Africa: My Calabar Carnival Experience

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My Calabar experience started when I boarded the plane to Lagos. I was headed to the motherland; the birthplace of humanity. My own imagination and expectations for this trip were not sufficient preparation for the concentrations of culture, life and beauty that was presented. I met people from all walks of the earth who had even more varying realities. These […]

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Africa: Rebranding the roots festival the way forward

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It is refreshing to learn that the National Organizing Committee of the International Roots Festival has been rolled out by the Honourable Minister of Tourism and Culture and clearly there has been the desire and policy objective to rebrand the festival. This is apt as this culturally oriented festival has been crying for a serious and tangible rebranding and it […]

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Africa: ‘Beyond the Return’: Afro-Nation Festival to stay in Ghana for 5 years

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The Ghana Tourism Authority, on behalf of the Government of Ghana, and Event Horizon, Organisers of the Afro-Nation Festival, on Monday, 20th January 2020, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Ghana to play host to “the biggest urban music beach festival in the world” for the next five years. The MoU, which was signed by Mr. Akwasi, CEO of the […]

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Tourism: The 20 destinations you must visit in 2020

This weekend, Telegraph Travel will be showcasing the best destinations and deals for 2020. ‘Sunshine Sunday’ will see three of our reporters posting updates on social media from Sharm El Sheikh, Porto and Cape Town, while a live blog will highlight the best places to go, and who to book with. We also want you to share your travel tips […]

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Tourism: Wit Africa 2020 to connect the dots between the Asian and African travel markets, in Cape Town, May 28

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Following its success in Asia and the Middle East, WiT (Web in Travel) will host its debut WiT Africa conference in Cape Town, drawing focus on the growth and potential of the African travel market and its connection with Asia. The first WiT Africa, to be held on May 28 at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, will explore the opportunities […]

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News: Tourism Ministry to Spend More on Marketing Carnival in Jamaica

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Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry will be increasing investment in developing Carnival in Jamaica as a tourism product, which will be marketed to destinations across the globe. Speaking yesterday at the launch of Carnival in Jamaica, at the AC Hotel in Kingston, the Minister said, “The Tourism Linkages Network will continue to support Carnival […]

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Africa: Ghanaian, Nigerian Team Participate In Ethiopia’s Timket Festival

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A TEAM of Ghanaian and Nigerian tour operators, media personnel and tourists took part in the 2020 edition of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church’s epiphany celebrations in the country’s capital of Addis Ababa last Monday. The team led by tour operator and CEO of Staple tours and also President of Women in Tourism, Ghana Ambassador Nancy Sam, was made up […]

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