Africa: Tour Operators kicks as Gambia joins other Nations that charge Security tax for Travellers

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Some major tour operators have warned they could leave The Gambia if the government proceeds with its current plan to introduce new border control fees. Leaked documents this week reveal the government is planning to collect $20 from each arriving or departing air passenger at the country’s international airport. The move will target all commercial flights and will come into […]

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Tourism: 11 Ghanaian firms win Africa Top 100 Tour Operators Award

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Eleven Ghanaian tour operator companies have been listed among the top 100 African tour operators that will receive the prestigious Africa Top 100 Tour Operators Award at the upcoming 14th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market slated for 9th to 11th September, 2018, in Lagos Nigeria. The eleven firms which made the list in Ghana include Staple Tours, Kaya Tours, […]

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Tourism: 4 Gambian tour firms make list for Africa top 100

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Four Gambian tour operator companies, African Adventure Tours; Gambia Tours; Alkamba Tours and Discovery Tours have been named among the top 100 African tour operators that will receive the Africa Top 100 Tour Operators Award at the upcoming 14th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market slated for 9th to 11th September, 2018, in Lagos Nigeria. Africa Top 100 Tour Operators […]

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Tourism: More winners emerge for Africa Top 100 Tour Operators award

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Organizers of the Africa Top 100 Tour Operators have announced that more winners have emerged from 17 African countries for the awards which would hold at the 14th Akwaaba African Travel Market at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos from 9th to 11th September, 2018. The new winners bring the list to a total of 90. According to the organizers, the […]

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Africa: D-G tasks tour operators on synergy in enhancing tourism sector

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Otunba Segun Runsewe, the Director-General of National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has urged tour operators to ensure synergy for the purpose of developing a viable tourism sector. Runsewe made the call at the inauguration of the FCT Chapter of the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP), on Thursday in Abuja. He advised the newly certified tour operators to […]

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Africa: Tourism Experts, NATOP On Tour Of Epe Historical Sites

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I had a conversation with a friend about African epic storytelling as regards tourism, what it would be in the next decade, would the world be opportune to have as Traditional Tour Guides someone with a deep knowledge and experience of unforgettable historical sites? This was a conversation fueled by hours of Intense Tour Organised by Nigerian Association of Tour […]

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40 Years After Entebbe, Israeli PM Is visiting Africa: Bibi Plans First Official Tour

Defeating Islamist extremism is the Israel-Africa bond, says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who plans this year to visit Uganda, Kenya and possibly other African countries on the first official visit by a sitting Israeli head of state since 1987. He plans to time his visit around the 40th anniversary of the Entebbe raid, a counter-terror, hostage-rescue mission that took […]

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