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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Africa: Revitalising The Gambia’s tourism industry with a new outlook

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Classes are underway at the Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute – eager students gather at ironing boards to press sheets, over in the dining area, tables are being set, and in the kitchen, trainee chefs are preparing a three-course meal. The tourism industry requires the mastery of a variety of skills for those looking for work in a sector vital […]

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Africa: Alieu Secka outlines the investment Potentials of the Gambia

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The Gambia is a small country in West Africa and is entirely surrounded by Senegal except for its coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. English language is the official language. The Gambia’s economy is dominated by farming, fishing and has excellent natural spots for tourism. Previously, the United Kingdom and many EU countries constituted its major domestic export markets. However, in […]

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Africa: Destination Gambia has Opportunity to occupy its space

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IkechiUko, an organiser of Akwaaba African Travel Market, Abuja Jabamah, Accra Weizo and now Banjul Bantaba has disclosed that The Gambia with its brand equity has opportunity to occupy its space as far as tourism is concerned in West Africa. The travel and tourism guru affirmed that there are six popular events that dominated and have brand equity in West […]

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Africa: Nigerians are Back to Gambia with #banjulbantaba

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Gambia known as the Smiling Coast was once the hottest Destination for Nigerian Travellers after the launch of Flights by Virgin Nigeria and Arik in 2008. The push to Popularise the Gambia in Nigeria was anchored around regular Participation at the Akwaaba African Travel market in Lagos by Stakeholders and the Gambia Tourism Board. The former President of the Gambia […]

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