Tourism: Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Unveiled

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African Travel Quarterly (Atqnews.com ), has unveiled the first shortlist of the winners of the Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards. The African Travel 100 Global Personalities Award will take place during the 15th AKWAABA African Travel Market at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on the 23rd of September, 2019. Akwaaba African Travel Market is from 22nd to […]

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#AccraWeizo: West African Tourism, Travel Stakeholders identify obstacles to Seamless movement in sub-region

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West African tourism and travel stakeholders have highlighted obstacles inhibiting the free movement of goods and people in the sub region which is contrary to the objective of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS). One of the most valuable objectives of ECOWAS which was formed in 1975 was creating a united space for cooperation and development among West […]

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#Accraweizo: Air Connectivity, Seamless Travel key to West Africa’s potential realisation, say Ghana Aviation Minister

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Ghana’s of Minister of Aviation, Hon. Joseph Kofi Adda, has said for West Africa to fully realise its potential in the aviation and tourism sector, the sub region must ensure that there is adequate air connectivity and seamless travel among countries. He said the role played by the aviation industry in the development of the continent, has yet not come […]

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News: Promote intra Africa travel to boost African tourism, stakeholders say

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A leading Ethiopian tourist resort in collaboration with the Ethiopian Airlines is out to promote intra-Africa travel and tourism for economic growth. Kuriftu Resorts Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr Tadiwos Belete said it is imperative that the Africa tourism industry comes up with innovative ways to keep the sector thriving. Speaking in Mombasa when he met tour and […]

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Tourism: The three things that make a holiday truly memorable

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In recent years the travel industry has been falling over itself to offer “memorable experiences” – something special that elevates a regular trip to transformational travel. Sometimes this is little more than a rebranding exercise – selling an existing product as an “experience” – or else shoehorning one into an itinerary. So what makes for a memorable tourism experience and […]

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Tourism: New travel show for Vox Africa

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Vox Africa has launched a new travel show hosted by UK comedian Eddie Kadi. The show, My African Passport, will broadcast from May 28. Vox Africa is a bilingual Pan-African Television Channel transmitting feeds across Africa and Europe. Eddie Kadi is a household name within the UK comedy scene and the first black British comedian to headline the O2 Arena. […]

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Africa: Interview With Africa’s Most Adventurous Woman, Funmi Oyatogun, On Running A Travel Company

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Africa is brimming with a generation of ‘venturers’; entrepreneurs and innovators who are constantly establishing new businesses and developing new technologies to meet needs, solve problems, simplify lives and transform societies. Travelpreneur, Funmi Oyatogun, is one of such individuals. Oyatogun is an adventurer who, in her own words, has “climbed mountains, sailed seas and documented stories of people and places […]

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Africa: Nigeria’s Travel, Tourism GPD To Hit N3,605.7bn In 2028

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Nigeria’s travel and tourism industry has remained in a state of near-misses and failed projections occasioned by the glaring gap and huge vacuum in the online travel booking space. In real terms, only a small proportion (about 13%) of Nigerian air travelers currently book travel products online – a damning statistic for a country boasting a population grossing over 190 […]

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News: The 21 destinations Best Travel Destinations for 2019

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This year, treat your travel bucket list like your office to-do list and tackle the timeliest items first. That means sailing through Brazil’s jaguar-filled (and newly luxurious) Pantanal while everyone else heads down the Amazon, and skipping overdeveloped Bali in favor of Bodrum, where a five-star-resort renaissance is under way. Those are just two of twenty-plus destinations to prioritize in […]

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