News: How Africa can almost double its tourism revenues – within ten years

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African countries can boost their tourism revenues to €231 billion in 2030, almost double the €121 billion from 2015. To make that happen, countries will have to put tourism at the top of their agenda and develop strategic plans. Scientists of the Brookings’s Africa Growth Initiative have compiled a list of do’s and don’ts. In most African countries, tourism is […]

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News: Kenya trails South Africa and Nigeria as the 3rd Largest Tourism Economy in Africa-WTTC

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The World Tourism & Travel Council (WTTC) has awarded Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary, Mr Najib Balala as the 2019 Global Champion Award for Social Impact. The award ceremony took place on Tuesday in Seville, Spain during the WTTC Global Summit. Kenya’s First lady, Margaret Kenyatta was among dignitaries who attended the event. A statement issued by the Ministry of […]

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Africa:Promote cultural tourism by utilising social and natural resources

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Coordinator of the cultural tourism at the College of Africa Wildlife Management-Mweka (CAWM), Richard Kisasembe, made the call when speaking with this paper here yesterday Kasasembe explained that, there have so many opportunities to invest in tourism sector, and Culture tourism is among the big opportunities. He called upon Tanzanians to invest in tourism sector especially cultural tourism by utilising […]

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Africa: 32.9 million jobs to be created in the tourism sector by 2029 -WTTC

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In Africa, 32.9 million jobs will be created thanks to the tourism and travel industry in the ten coming years, World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) indicates in its 2019 report on the economic impacts of the tourism sector. This forecast confirms the rising figures of the performances of the African tourism industry. According to the report, there was about […]

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Africa: Tourism contributed 8.8% to Kenya Economy last years as growth exceeds global Average

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Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council. In 2018, Travel & Tourism grew 5.6% to contribute KSHS 790 billion and 1.1 million jobs to the Kenyan economy. This rate of growth is faster than the global average […]

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News: African tourism sector booming- WTTC

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Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the broader African economy rate of 3.2%. This places Africa as the second-fastest growing tourism region behind only Asia-Pacific. Such growth is partly explained by North Africa’s rebound from security crises as well as the development and implementation of policies that […]

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News: This Influencer Is Advocating For More Black And Brown Faces Within Tourism Brands

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Meet Martinique aka “Marty.” The 31-year old Oakland native has made it her mission to fight for more travel and tourism brands to feature more people of color. We spoke with her about this mission and why it is important. Give us your take on the current face of tourism and major travel brands?  The face of tourism is rapidly […]

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Africa: ATB Chairman says Kenya tourism remains resilient despite terrorist attack at Dusit Hotel

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The Chairman of the African Tourism Board, Juergen T. Steinmetz, extended his sympathy to the families of the victims, strongly condemning the terror attack that occurred today at the luxury Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Steinmetz said: “This is not only an attack on a luxury hotel in Nairobi, but an attempt to hurt the hard-working people and safe tourism […]

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