Africa: Tourism Stalwart Dr Salifou Siddo Joins Fair Trade Tourism Board

Tourism Stalwart Dr Salifou Siddo Joins Fair Trade Tourism Board Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) has announced the appointment of Dr Salifou Siddo to its Board of Directors. Until recently the Chief Executive of the Tourism Enterprise Partnership (TEP), Dr Siddo brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in tourism development, particularly within the SMME sector. Currently serving as […]

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AU:The Role of the African Diaspora in the growth of Tourism in Africa

L-R. Dr Desta Meghae the Liason to the African Union for the Diaspora African Forum, Ikechi Uko, Eiman Kheir of CIDO, Rabbi Kohan Nathannyiah the Executive Secretary PANAFEST  and Oyetade Adeyemi of Foreign Affairs Nigeria The Role of the African Diaspora in the growth of Tourism in Africa The African Union  Citizen and Diaspora Organization  workshop in Cairo, Egypt By […]

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Africa: Focus on aviation, tourism growth in Africa as Akwaaba expands scope

The African Travel and Tourism Conference (ATTC), a new addition to the African (Akwaaba)Travel Market exhibitions which holds annually in West Africa, has achieved a massive success which its debut edition this year attracted an audience of over 2, 000 delegates. The first session focused on ‘State of Aviation in Africa,’ while the second looked at the ‘State of Tourism […]

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Aviation: Experts discuss how 37 Airlines failed in Africa at Akwaaba conference

While the conference kicked-started with a focus on aviation, subsequent speakers and panelists focused on the various dimensions of travel and tourism and how to stimulate the sector, even as participants received certificates of participation immediately after the conference. Renn Offor The African Travel and Tourism Conference (ATTC), a new addition to the African Travel Market exhibitions which holds annually […]

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IATA calls on African governments to harness the power of aviation to drive economic growth

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on African governments to prioritize the development of aviation nationally and at a pan-Africa level to bolster economic growth and development. Delivering his speech the regional Vice president, Africa and Middle East, Hussein Dabbas said Africa was set to be one of the fastest-growing aviation regions over the next 20 years, with […]

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