News: Luxury Tourism on the increase in Africa as South Africa and Kenya leads


A new report released in collaboration with the ongoing WTM London (World Travel Market) exhibition has named Kenya and South Africa as the projected continent’s leaders in luxury hotel growth. The report titled, “Top 100 Cities Destination Ranking 2017” is the twelfth annual edition of industry report released by global market research firm, Euromonitor. The report, which is founded on […]

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Africa: Luxury Bus Owners, Inter-State Mass Transit Operators Seek Solutions To Challenges Confronting Nigerian Road Passengers


Weeks after coming together in a historic collaboration in Enugu, two front-running associations in the road transport sector , Association of Luxury Bus Owners of Nigeria (ALBON) and Association of Mass Transit Operators of Nigeria (AMTO), will tomorrow at the Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, host a conference on the theme ‘The Nigerian Economy And Road Passenger Transport’. Association of Luxury […]

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Africa: ‘Tourists hope to connect with local life’, says Luxury tour planner

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Luxury travel planners have been around for a while, but those who specialise in Africa and Latin America are lesser known here. That is a gap Jacada Travel hopes to fill. Its British founder, Mr Alex Malcolm, 36, travelled to Brazil after graduating from university. He stayed on to explore South America for four years. While there, he picked up […]

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Beijing overtakes New York as new ‘billionaire capital’

Beijing has overtaken New York as the city with the highest number of billionaires for the first time, a new report by China-based firm Hurun says. A total of 100 billionaires are now living in the Chinese capital, compared with 95 in New York, the report says. Shanghai, China’s centre of commerce, comes in fifth place. Hurun, which tracks wealth […]

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