Africa: Over 50 artists from Gambia on Europe tour

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In what can be described as unprecedented in the country’s creative and performing sector, 53 artists from The Gambia music industry have gained access to perform in different places across Europe this summer compared with the past whereby only the big names that had the privilege of getting visas to travel abroad to entertain their fans. Entertainment is one among […]

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Africa: Gambia Returns to Nigeria for Tourism Marketing at Akwaaba 2019 to appoint Destination Manager

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The DG of the Gambia Tourism Board – Abdoulie Hydara has confirmed that Nigeria is a very important market for Gambian tourism and the reason for our attendance at the akwaaba trade fair every year. Nigerians are known as high spenders and with the close proximity to the Gambia we have an opportunity to penetrate fully in this market. Many […]

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Africa: Gambians Are Sending Big Money Home, Changing Lives and Government

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Ebrima Jallow, 47, sits on a smooth, cozy sofa in shiny-red leather coatings in his parlour in Latrikunda German, a suburb of Gambia’s largest town, Serekunda, about 14 kilometers from Banjul, the capital. The sitting room of his luxury self-contained house of five bedrooms is furnished with sofas, chairs, tables, a cupboard and a 49-inch flat Hitachi TV set fitted […]

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Africa: Gambia finalizes oil exploration deal with BP

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Petroleum Ministry has on Tuesday finalised a contract signed with British oil giant BP about 3 months ago to explore oil and gas offshore Gambia. “…This is just the beginning of a long and sometimes difficult journey in the implementation of the license. Signing these instruments is indeed an achievement but they just constitute the foundation,” said Petroleum Minister Fafa […]

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Tourism: The Gambia targets African tourists for more sustainable growth

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Gambia, the West African nation hopes to attract more tourists from the continent and has enlisted UNCTAD and the UN Economic Commission for Africa in the endeavour. Blessed with sweeping stretches of sand and an enchanting river ecosystem that some 560 bird species call home, The Gambia is a bourgeoning tourist destination on Africa’s west coast. Tourism accounts for more […]

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Africa: Gambia and Ghana Tourism stakeholders Sign MOU in Banjul

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Stakeholders in the tourism industry in Gambia and Ghana have both signed a Memorandum of Understanding to grow the sector among both countries. The historic signing ceremony of the Memorandum of understanding between the tourism stakeholder of the sister republic of Ghana and The Gambia took place at the Senegambia Beach Hotel on Tuesday 29th April 2019. The Ghanaian delegation […]

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Africa: With 37 hotels, 7000 rooms generating $150million Gambia Tourism Stakeholders want more

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Some major doyens of The Gambia’s tourism industry have expressed their worries and concerns on the deplorable state of the tourism industry. They argued that if Gambian authorities continue to ignore the views of the stakeholders, the industry will be doomed beyond recovery. These stakeholders of the tourism industry made their arguments at the Eleventh Graduation Ceremony of The Institute […]

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Tourism: DG Hydara leads #TeamGambia to Akwaaba 2018

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As Gambia Tourism Board under the tutelage of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture re-joins the only West Africa’s most famous, largest, meeting and exhibition forum popularly known as Akwaaba Travel Market, taking place in Lagos, Nigeria, between 9th to 11th of September 2018, Abdoullahi Hydara, director general of the Gambia Tourism Board is to lead the #TeamGambia to the […]

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Tourism: Gambia Tours wins Africa Top 100 Tour Operators Award

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Gambia Tours one of Gambia’s foremost destination Company, has emerged winner of the African Top 100 Tour Operators award. Gambia Tours is a family run enterprise, which started in 1983 as a ground handling company. The Company was formed in order to assist tour operators and helps provide a solid structure for the tourist industry in The Gambia. Gambia Tours […]

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Africa: A Taste of The Gambia at the 14th AKWAABA African Travel Market

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As part of latest efforts to increase awareness for The Gambia as an all year tourism destination for discerning Nigerian visitors and prospective investors, the Gambia Tourism Board has announced its participation at the 14th Akwaaba – African Travel Market holding in Lagos between Sunday 9th to Tuesday 11th September 2018. Earlier this year, the Akwaaba travel market team had […]

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