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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Tourism: A Travel Online Platform Tiketi Launched in Kenya and South Africa

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TechInAfrica – Tiketi, an Africa-based travel platform, has officially announced its operations opening in Kenya and South Africa through new local travel platforms. The opening of new operations is purposely to benefit from the end of year’s holiday on the continent. The company, Tiketi.com was founded by Joachim Freyhold while the application launched in the late of January this year. […]

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Tourism: Measuring travel services in West Africa focus of Madrid meeting

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UNCTAD statistical experts met with tourism and travel specialists from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to discuss the travel element of trade-in-services in West African Monetary Union countries during the Second Meeting of the Working Group on Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism in Madrid, Spain, on 24–25 October. Nour Barnat and Anton Sudzik from UNCTAD discussed the most appropriate statistical […]

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News: South African Tourism announces Sho’Left Travel Week

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In a bid to promote domestic travel, South African Tourism will introduce Sho’t Left Travel Week, from September 24-30, 2018. CEO of South African Tourism, Sisa Ntshona, said travellers will have the opportunity to cash in on some really cool discounts for that particular week. Speaking at the Tourism Month launch at the Tsitsikamma Village Inn this morning, Ntshona said […]

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Africa: Extortion at land borders obstacles to seamless travel on the West Coast

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With about 280 million people, 40 airports, 15 countries, 10 per cent of the total travel in Africa happens in West Africa but out of the 5 per cent of global tourism that comes to Africa, West Africa has zero percentage because of the constraints to seamless travel within the sub-region. Contributing to the hassles faced by travellers in West […]

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Africa: Ghana Tourism Authority Pushes West Africa Travel Agenda

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The CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority( GTA), Akwasi Agyeman, has called on Tourism Boards and Authorities in the sub-region to push for multi- destination tourism in order for the various countries to remain competitive. Speaking as a panelist/discussant at the Forum on Tourism and Hospitality organised by the Nigerian Institute of Directors in Lagos, he said other regional blocs […]

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