Africa: Kenya’s tourism boost with 1000 tourists as Air Italy plans four weekly flight

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Kenya’s tourism sector received a boost of about 1000 tourists from Italy with newly rebranded Air Italy airlifting 250 tourists to the Moi International Airport on Saturday. The airline which metamorphosed from Meridiana to Air Italy is set to operate four weekly flights into Kenya from next month. According to a report by standardmedia.co.ke, the tourism sector at the country’s […]

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News: Fallout of Over-Tourism as Italy cracks down with £6000 fine on Tourists buying things from mainly African Beach Vendors

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Tourists in Italy could be fined up to £6,000 if they buy fake designer goods from beach vendors, the country’s new hard-line interior minister has warned. The sellers, who are thought to mainly come from West Africa and Bangladesh, are often found on Italian beaches trying to sell items to unsuspecting visitors. But Matteo Salvini has warned these vendors are […]

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Morocco targets 160, 000 West Africans travellers in 2016

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Morocco is seeking to attract more visitors from Russia, China and West Africa, as instability in nearby countries deters tourists from traditional European markets. Plans to open new air routes are in motion, Minister of Tourism Lahcen Haddad said in an interview in Rabat following a visit by King Mohammed VI to Russia. “Russia offers us a big opportunity,” he […]

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