Tourism: SAT, Tripberry, Golden Tulip Hotels and De Edge Hotels Partners Port Harcourt Bantaba 2017

SAT, Tripberry, Golden Tulip Hotels and De Edge Hotels Partners Port Harcourt Bantaba 2017 South Africa Tourism Board, Tripberry.com, Golden Tulip Hotels and De Edge Hotels have all confirmed their partnership with Port Harcourt BANTABA 2017. SAT which has been in the forefront of championing and encouraging intra-African tourism among countries in the continent, will be partnering with Port Harcourt […]

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Tourism:How South Africa Tourism celebrated the New CEO with a Soiree in Lagos

How South Africa Tourism celebrated the New CEO with a Soiree in Lagos By Friday Nwosu South African Tourism (SAT), recently held its Soiree with tourism operators and travel agents in West Africa with the aim of building on and strengthening the existing relationship between the organisation and operators. The event which had in attendance South African Tourism CEO Sisa […]

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Africa: NATOP to sustain tourism advocacy at 2017 AGM in Nigeria

NATOP to sustain tourism advocacy at 2017 AGM in Nigeria By Renn Offor Nigeria Association of Tour Operators is gearing to focus this year’s AGM towards sustaining its advocacy and agenda setting for the Nigerian tourism sector and the development of tourism in general. This is coming on the heels of the huge success that the association recorded in the […]

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Aviation: Immigration staff Shortages at Oliver Tambo Airport increases South Africa Tourism woes

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The Department of Home Affairs on Friday conceded that it does not have enough personnel to deal with the rise in the number of people arriving for processing at OR Tambo International Airport. Home Affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni told reporters in Rosebank that the average number of travellers cleared per month increased from 668 882 in 2015 to 669 621 […]

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Africa: Dubai Tourism, SAT, KTB win Best Stand Award at Akwaaba

By Friday Nwosu Dubai Tourism has emerged the winner of the overall Best stand award at the just concluded 12th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market held at Eko Hotel, Lagos. The event which had 15 participating countries and over 50 travel organisations in attendance saw Dubai winning the award for the second consecutive time. Dubai became the darling of […]

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Tourism: Accra Weizo opens new frontiers for seamless travel in Africa

By Wale Olapade Travelling freely within the Africa borders had never been an easy task due to different restrictions and unstable policies by governments and authorities at different ports of entry. with this scenario, the continent had also suffered different degrees of setback in terms of business development and economic integration. Again, this clog had for decades made seamless travel […]

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Tourism: With over 51000 annual Visitors India approves EVisa for South Africans

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and South Africa in the field of tourism. The approval was given at a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The MoU between the two countries was signed on July 8 this year, a government release said. “The MoU between the two countries would […]

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Africa: At $10 per passenger 250000 Nigerians gives Dubai Tourism N750m annually

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The director of policy analysis, research and statistics, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Dr Paul Adalikwu, has revealed that Nigeria spends about N750 million annually on Dubai tourism through taxation on tickets adding that 250, 000 Nigerians travelled to Dubai last year. He stated this in Abuja yesterday at the unveiling of rennytravels.com, an online platform which is a […]

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African Tourism: More Tourist head to Durban for fun

Holidaymakers planning to converge on Durban and the province are in for an action-packed mid-year break that is estimated to bring in at least R800 million to the region. One highlight of the season will be the Vodacom Durban July (July 2), which, if last year is anything to go by, is worth R440m to the region alone. Last year, […]

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“Five things I learnt at INDABA” Francis Doku from Ghana

For the first time in as many years as I can remember, I was absent from the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. Which also meant that I missed the beauty and suave of the world famous Red Room, for the first time. I tried to follow by watching the Vodafone live stream on YouTube, but my allocated internet bundle had run […]

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