Tourism: SAT CEO visits Nigeria meets with NATOP pledges partnership

SAT CEO visits Nigeria meets with NATOP pledges partnership The CEO of South African Tourism, Sisa Ntshona, as part of his official visit to SAT’s West African office in Nigeria, met with the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators. During the courtesy visit, Ntshona revealed SAT’s desire to work harmoniously with NATOP for mutual benefit, especially in the areas of training, […]

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Akwaaba: Nigerians are the most frequent African visitors to Dubai

Recently, the 2016 edition of one of Africa’s largest travel fair, Akwaaba Africa Travel Market took pace in Lagos, Nigeria. The event was a gathering of stakeholders and players in the African travel and tourism sector. One of the major highlights of the event was the return of the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) to commence its […]

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Africa: At Akwaaba 2016, participants seek new direction for African tourism

*Decry State Of Aviation Industry, Proffer Solutions For three days, stakeholders in the travel and tourism industries from across African and beyond converged at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, for the 2016 edition of the Akwaaba Africa Travel Market. Declared open by the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe, Annastacia Ndlouv, the event, which […]

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Tourism: Fighting over tourists puts East Africa in bad light

In the good old days East African tour operators could sit back and know that eager visitors will come to sample the region’s spectacular offerings both for scenic beauty and the singular experience of seeing animals in the wild. Like clockwork, the regional industry and especially in Kenya and Tanzania, could expect good revenues in the high season and pick […]

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Africa: Cross River reappoints Ikechi Uko as Consultant to Carnival Calabar

The Governor of Cross River State His Excellency Prof. Ben Ayade has reappointed Travel Expert Mr. Ikechi Uko as the Consultant for the international aspect of the Carnival. This is in line with the repositioning of Carnival Calabar as the Number one event in Africa. Mr. Ikechi Uko the Team Leader of The TeamAfrica is also the Organiser of Akwaaba […]

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Kenya expects more tourists from South Africa

Kenya said on it plans to increase the flow of tourists from South Africa by 20 percent at the end of 2016 from last year amid campaigns to market the East African nation. Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) Acting CEO Jacinta Nzioka said on Sunday Nairobi has kicked off campaigns including training of over 300 tour operators on tourism products the […]

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