Africa: Kenya Tourism Board refreshes the Magical Kenya destination brand

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Over the years, destinations have not only become competitive but the desires of travelers have changed as they seek more value for money and a greater investment in enriching their memories through experiences. According to QRi 2018 research, the awareness of Kenya as a tourist destination among international travelers is at 62 per cent and the Kenya Tourism Board is […]

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News: Eight African & Middle Eastern Tourism Hotspots Not To Be Missed

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Africa is a destination you could holiday in every year and still only scrape the surface of what this incredible continent has to offer. From mountains to rainforests, sand dunes and ancient wonders, there really is something for every traveller. But don’t let that get you overwhelmed. To keep any of your anxieties at bay about missing a must-see destination […]

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News: Announces New Initiatives To Attract International Conventions At IMEX America

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Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organization for Washington, DC, today announced efforts to attract new international meetings to the nation’s capital during IMEX America (Oct. 16-18). DDC shared key takeaways from its first advisory council collective in Washington, DC (Oct. 10-13), announced plans to enhance its sales positioning by focusing on DC’s leading business sectors and has new […]

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Tourism: Destination Connect Kenya Wins Africa Top 100 Tour Operators Award

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Destination Connect Company Limited Kenya has emerged winner of the African Top 100 Tour Operators award. Destination Connect Company Ltd is a leading inbound and outbound tour operator based in Nairobi, Kenya. Established in 2004, with Mr. Consaga Khisa as Managing Director, the company has earned a reputation in the industry; providing the highest quality professional travel and safari services […]

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Tourism: The Most Visited Places in the World

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Every person has their ideal travel destination. Some people will prefer tropical destinations such as Bahamas and Maldives, while other will prefer for African Safaris such as those in Kenya and South Africa. Others yet will prefer to visit the Pyramids or the Colosseum in Rome. But would you happen to know the most visited places on the planet? Depending […]

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Africa: Battle to reform Lagos taxi system

Used to the “drop” culture, taxi operators are battling to stop the Lagos State Government from enforcing the taxi operation law. Is the law inimical to their interest? ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE reports that enforcement of the law is the way to go. Nobody can say how and when taxi operators started the “drop” culture in Lagos. In the past taxi drivers […]

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South African Airways promotes tourism to Kenya

By Gulli Arnason South African Airways Vacations (SAA Vacations) has launched a new safari vacation package to explore Kenya´s national parks and experience Africa´s exciting wildlife, the company said. SAA Vacations president Terry von Guilleaume said, “Travelers can enjoy the best of Kenya, visiting both Amboseli National Park and the Masai Mara.” A division of South African Airways (SAA), the […]

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Africa becoming popular destination among Chinese tourists

With the opening of direct flights, relaxation of visa regimes and other incentives, many African countries are expecting the arrival of more Chinese tourists. In 2015, more than 100 million Chinese traveled abroad, making China the world’s top outbound tourist market. As more and more Chinese tourists go abroad, the vast, naturally beautiful and historically rich African continent is increasingly […]

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Zimbabwe introduces green tourism initiative

Zimbabwe has started implementing “green concepts” in the tourism sector in a bid to attract more international tourists. The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority has announced it has entered into a partnership with the U.K.-based Green Tourism Programme and Environment Africa to offer green tourism grading throughout the country. Sugar Chagonda of the tourism authority said the government is currently engaging members […]

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More Chinese Tourists Traveling to Africa

By Miroslav Atanasov When Chinese-looking persons enter the Nairobi City Market or Massai Market Fair in Kenya’s capital, they are often greeted with “Ni Hao” as they pass shops and stands. Some local shop-keepers have a broader Mandarin vocabulary, which helps them sell African woodcarvings, fabric, or other local souvenirs to Chinese tourists. China has recently become the largest outbound […]

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