Tourism: This luxury resort is fast becoming a ghost town

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Gleaming but eerily empty, the luxurious Sipopo resort with its five-star hotels and exclusive facilities rises from a tropical beach, symbolising the dilemma of Equatorial Guinea – a notoriously closed country that has turned to tourism to help fill its coffers. The purpose-built town was carved out of an ancient forest in 2011 at a cost of US$670mil (RM2.8bil), initially […]

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Tourism: Club Med Will Expand into New Market With First South Africa Resort

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After a decade of planning, Club Med has confirmed plans to build its first resort in sub-Saharan Africa. The global resort operator has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a local partner, as yet unnamed, to construct a resort north of the coastal city of Durban, in South Africa’s eastern KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) province. While the finer details have not […]

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Tear Down Africa’s Trade Walls now

TWO of the largest regional trade accords in history were agreed on last year. The Trans-Pacific Partnership involves 12 countries in Asia and the Americas, and was the subject of headlines and heated debate. But most people have never heard of the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), which covers 26 African countries. It will create the biggest free-trade area on […]

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We offer wholesome experience that guarantees repeat business- GM Tinapa Hotel

by franknews In this interview with some tourism Journalists in Calabar, the general manager of Tinapa Lake Side Hotel Calabar, Michael Idakwo speaks on the challenges of growing the hotel considering its distance from town, it’s competitive edge above competitors, surpassing expectations despite daunting challenges, vision for the hotel, achievements among others. Excerpts Share our story:

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Trading with Africa is working for South Africa, Kenya and Uganda

LAST year, to much fanfare, 26 African nations signed off on a free-trade ‘super bloc’ that seeks to improve the absurdly low levels of intra-regional trade on the continent, at the Egyptian seaside resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. In the same city at the Africa 2016 Forum last weekend, African Development Bank (AfDB) president Akinwumi Adesina painted a picture of just […]

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Ooni Of Ife Builds N7.6 Billion Ife Grand Resort, Employs 20,000 Widows

A new dawn in the history of Ile Ife occasioned by the recent appointment of 40 years old Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja 11, as the Ooni of Ife, has continued to resonate with the Ooni set to declare Ife as a tourism zone in furtherance of his promise to foster peace and unity and bring economic prosperity to his […]

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