News: God’s time for me is always- Stella Fubara, Dubai Tourism Africa Head


The Nigerian was one of the speakers at the Women in Tourism summit in Accra, Ghana, on Thursday, June 27th, 2019. Since June 2015, Stella Fubara has been the Director of International Operations at the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), the main agency responsible for developing and overseeing Dubai’s tourism sector. She is in charge of Africa. […]

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Africa: Dubai Tourism received 7.6million Visitors in 6 months with increase from Philippines, France and Nigeria


Dubai has balanced dynamics for the growth of its tourism sector over the next decade, thanks to its readiness, tourism infrastructure and additional avenues for visitor growth without straining its urban landscape. The emirate has been ranked at par with Beijing, Hong Kong, Munich, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington DC for balanced dynamics of tourism growth by JLL and […]

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Africa: Runsewe wants stakeholders to harness tourism potentials

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Director General for National Arts and Culture Otunba Segun Runsewe has advised tourism practitioners to start harnessing business angle of tourism, describing it as very vital tool to better the sector. Runsewe who gave the advice at the just concluded sixth edition of Accraweizo with the theme: “Seamless Travels in West Africa”, noted that Africa should first consider their area […]

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Tourism: ‘Jollof Rice War, marketing strategy to showcase Africa’

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Tourism Development expert, Ikechi Uko has described popular Jollof Rice War as not a serious dispute per say, but a marketing strategy designed to push Africa products across the globe. Uko who disclosed this recently at the 5th edition of Accraweizo with the theme: “Seamless Travels in West Africa” urged film producers to always showcase African destination while shooting their […]

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Africa: Mozambique mulls online visa issuance to boost tourism


As part of a strategic bid to boost tourism, the Mozambican government is developing plans to introduce online visas to encourage tourists to enter the country, APA can report on Saturday.The announcement was made by Mozambican Prime Minister, Carlos Agostinho do Rosário, during the Tourism Gala held on Saturday under the slogan “Turismo somos nós” or We are Tourism. Mozambique […]

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Africa: Elephant, rhino populations rebounding in Tanzania after anti-poaching crackdown


Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organized criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country’s presidency said. A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the “Ivory Queen” was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian court in February for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 elephants to Asia, marking a […]

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News: 1 on 1 with Neliswa Nkani, Hub Head – MEISA, South African Tourism Holdings


The vibrant and diverse nation of India has always been an important focus region for South African Tourism, as it has consistently featured amongst our top eight international source markets. Why is India an important market for South African Tourism? The vibrant and diverse nation of India has always been an important focus region for South African Tourism, as it […]

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Africa: Three cities to have a fab summer in Nigeria


Ready, set? Summertime! It is now officially summertime and do you have any exotic summer plans? Or, did you have one and the visa gods decided to hinder your glory? This year has been particularly difficult for the usual USA summer travelers, thanks to the discontinuation of the visa dropbox process for its regular travelers. Schengen visa process that usually […]

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Accra Weizo: Stakeholders Task West Africa, Border Operators On Seamless Travel

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Accra Weizo, one of the flagships of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions/Events (MICE) in Africa, has continued to stimulate inspiring discussions on how to liberalise movement within the African borders, especially the West Africa, to promote travel across borders, viz-a-viz easing business transaction and movement of people. However, the fifth edition of Accra Weizo came handy with thought provoking line […]

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