Project Tourism: Ned Nwoko to host 100 foreign tourists in Nigeria

Ned Nwoko to host 100 foreign tourists in Nigeria …As NTDC boss affirms commitment to tourism CHAIRMAN of Project Tourism and former Member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Ned Nwoko, has promised to host 100 foreign tourists for the Host Family Scheme of the project in 2017. Hon. Nwoko, who made the promised at a dinner held in […]

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Tourism: TANZANIA plans 3 million annual tourist arrivals

TANZANIA plans 3 million annual tourist arrivals Tanzania is not ready to join the East Africa Community (EAC) joint tourism market, it has been learnt. Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) managing director Devota Mdachi told The Citizen in an exclusive interview that the country’s priority was not joint marketing of East Africa as a single tourist destination, but unlocking potential that […]

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Africa: 16 hotels in Kenya to be constructed in the next five years

16 hotels in Kenya are projected to be constructed in the next five years the most recent PwC report which focuses on hotels in Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritius, Nigeria and South Africa has revealed. The report further indicates that Kenya’s vigorous economic growth will play a very important role in attracting new hotel developers and business travelers as well as domestic […]

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How increased VAT reduced Zimbabwe Tourism income

The Zimbabwe Council of Tourism (ZCT) is asking the government to reduce the value added tax (VAT) charged on foreign accommodation in the country. The increased tax is expected to result in 75% decline in Zimbabwe tourism numbers. The crisis of the tourism industry in Zimbabwe started last year when the government imposed a 15% VAT on the accommodation for […]

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