News: Sustainable Tourism and it’s impact on African Tourism

Sustainable Tourism and it’s impact on African Tourism This year’s COP22 summit in Morocco was largely overshadowed by the election of Donald Trump and his promise to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement concluded under President Obama the year before. As a result, many of the small successes the COP22 did manage to achieve have largely been overlooked. On […]

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Tourism: Chinese to dominate Travel to Africa in the Trump Era

The village of Kallstadt, the ancestral home of the Trump family, is located in the Palatine region in Germany, less than 20 miles away from the city of Ludwigshafen, where Helmut Kohl was born. During his tenure as German Chancellor, Kohl engineered Germany’s reunification and played his part in bringing about the end of the Warsaw Pact, the “Eastern” camp […]

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Africa: Tourism Business Council of South Africa Appoints New Boss

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has elected former South African Reserve Bank Governor, Tito Mboweni, as the Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mboweni will take over the reins from Mavuso Msimang who served two terms on the position. TBCSA is a member-based organisation, made up of trade associations as well as leading corporations in the travel […]

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As global Passenger traffic grows Africa suffers decline

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Despite a slowdown in March, passenger traffic continues to grow with airports worldwide reporting an increase in total passenger traffic. After strong year-over-year passenger traffic growth rates recorded in January (+6.9%) and February (+9.2%), passenger traffic continues to grow with airports worldwide reporting an increase in total passenger traffic by 5.7% for the month of March and 7.3% for the […]

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