Nigeria: Clement Umina becomes new Tourism Boss for Cross River State

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The two top executives of Cross River State’s long moribund Tourism Bureau, who were appointed earlier this week, have vowed to breathe new life into the agency and recapture its former glory. In separate telephone interviews, the officers, whose tenures commenced on November 1, 2016, outlined strategies for getting Cross River back on course, to become one of the world’s […]

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Tourism: Liberia Debuts At Akwaaba Tourism Exhibition

In July of this year the government of Liberia received its first ever Tourism Export Strategy developed by The International Trade Centre (ITC). The creation of this strategy was a three month process where various Liberian tourism stakeholders attended a series of workshops to identify problems in the sector and possible solutions to take it to the next level. The […]

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Africa: Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda tie up the Uni-Visa while Tanzania stays away.

Kenya has re-ignited its vision for a ‘Coalition of the Willing’ arrangement with Uganda and Rwanda as the three nations signed a pact for joint tourism marketing to increase the number of international and regional visitors. Tourism ministers from the three countries have structured a single travel document that will allow foreign visitors to roam across borders without attracting extra […]

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Africa: Kenya set to become Tourism Billionaire in 2016 says Balala

Kenya’s tourism industry has earned $470 million in the last six months and is projected to bring in one billion dollars by the end of 2016, Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has said. “Our focus is full recovery by June 2018,” Balala said of the sector that has faced serious challenges in the last few years. Visitor numbers and earnings […]

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