Africa: Tourism Experts converge for 2nd IHTEF

Tourism Experts converge for 2nd IHTEF By Friday Nwosu Gladiators in the tourism and hospitality industry in Nigeria will be converging at the 2nd International Hospitality, Tourism and Eco-Sustainability Forum (IHTEF), to discuss germane issues that will facilitate and propel the sector forward. The event which is scheduled to hold on the 4th and 5th of April, 2017, at the […]

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Tourism: New NTDC boss meets Stakeholders and media in Lagos, asks for collaboration

New NTDC boss meets Stakeholders and media in Lagos, asks for collaboration By Renn Offor Mrs. Mariel Rae-Omoh, the acting Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), has charged Tourism Stakeholders and the media to rise up and support NTDC and herself in a new era which, according to her, she has set out with the intention […]

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UNWTO: Harnessing the power of tourism to build a better world

Harnessing the power of tourism to build a better world Secretary General, World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, has urged member nations to harness the power of tourism in building a better world. Rifai in a statement noted that the tourism sector has become a pillar of development in many countries in the world adding that more and more nations […]

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Tourism: New Victoria Falls Airport opens the 7 Wonders product to more people

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An experience of the definitive panoramic, unforgettable allure of Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is one of life’s ‘must see’. By Renn Offor Victoria Falls, also called known by tge Locals as Mosi-oa-Tunya meaning “smoke that thunders”, is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Statistically speaking, it is the largest waterfall in […]

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Africa: Nigerian people are daunting, flamboyant, aggressive– Burundian ex-beauty queen Carmen

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Beautiful Carmen Nibigira (PhD) is a former Director-General of the Burundi National Tourism Office and currently the Coordinator of East African Tourism Platform (EATP). She has travelled extensively in and out of Africa for work and leisure. The ex-beauty queen spoke with OKORIE UGURU about her life, her impression of Nigeria, Nigerians and tourism in general. WHERE did you grow […]

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Tourism: Niger State Government gets foreign investor for Gurara Falls

The Niger government is working out a deal with a Canadian based tourism investor to develop Gurara waterfalls, Mr Jonathan Vatsa, the Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, has said. Vatsa made the statement on Wednesday at an event held at Gurara ‎waterfalls in Gurara local government area to mark World Tourism Day. “We are partnering with foreign agencies to […]

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Tourism: How to unlock huge tourism potentials in Africa

by Memory Dube Tuesday, September 27, 2016 marks World Tourism Day, organized by the World Tourism Organization which is a special United Nations agency dedicated to the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. World Tourism Day 2016 was celebrated under the theme, “Tourism for All: Promoting Universal Accessibility”. The theme for this year could not have been more […]

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Aviation: Kenya is the most Improved Travel destination in 2016 study shows

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By Kennedy Kangethe, Kenya’s air travel sector is the most improved in Sub–Saharan Africa from January to August 2016—according to a travel research firm ForwardKeys. The firm states that Kenya’s air travel grew by 14 per cent in the period under review compared to its Sub-Saharan Africa counterparts Ethiopia 9.6 per cent, Tanzania 10.6 per cent, Mauritius 11.6 per cent […]

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Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA).

“One of our Vice Presidents Phelekezela Mphoko will officially open this year’s Sanganai/Hlanganani Tourism Expo. The official opening will be on Friday,” said ZTA chief executive officer Karikoga Kaseke. “For now I can’t elaborate further details on the event (tourism expo) as I’ll address the media during a press conference tomorrow morning.” As of Monday, about 90 international buyers were […]

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