Tourism: Statement Of Intent And Management Alain St.Ange Seychelles

African AU board

Statement Of Intent And Management Alain St.Ange  Seychelles Building On The Legacy Of My Predecessors A. TOURISM IN 2017 ONWARDS 1. Today, tourism is not only important in learning about the world’s cultures, but it is also directly contributing to the economies of so many countries. In so doing, the industry is putting money directly into the pockets of the […]

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Africa: Conferences more profitable than Leisure Tourism in Kenya

In the past few years the concept of meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (Mice) has taken root in Kenya. This year alone, Nairobi has played host to several high-level international conferences, cementing its position as the region’s ideal destination for such meetings. Nairobi hosted the Tokyo International Conference of Africa’s Development in August as well as the meeting of the […]

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Africa: MICE delivers 15% of Tourism arrivals in Kenya

There is no disputing that the soft white sandy beaches that line Kenya’s 536 km long Indian Ocean coastline, and our national parks, reserves, conservancies and sanctuaries that are abundant with flora and fauna, are the main tourism attractions in our country. Other tourism products including cultural tourism, heritage tourism, eco-tourism, adventure tourism, golf tourism, marine tourism and water-sports tourism, […]

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Africa: Liberia to push Tourism as an Export strategy

Tourism is one sector in Liberia that has been neglected or perhaps given limited or no attention. In other countries, Tourism is one of the major contributors to revenue growth and the creation of jobs. Sadly, the story in Liberia is far too different. The government has focused much of its attention in attracting foreign direct investment specifically in the […]

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“Five things I learnt at INDABA” Francis Doku from Ghana

For the first time in as many years as I can remember, I was absent from the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. Which also meant that I missed the beauty and suave of the world famous Red Room, for the first time. I tried to follow by watching the Vodafone live stream on YouTube, but my allocated internet bundle had run […]

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Utomi: Raised by Books

From becoming one of Nigeria’s top managers in manufacturing before his 33rd birthday, reaching a Presidential Advisory position at 27, earning two Master Degrees and a PhD at 26, plus a professorship and global acknowledgement as a leading scholar in business, political economy and media studies in his 40s, Professor Pat Utomi, at 60, has risen to become, perhaps, Nigeria’s […]

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Common External Tariff to harmonise ECOWAS tax regime

Mr. George Blankson, Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority says the Common External Tariff (CET) which became operational in the country on 1st February 2016, is expected to bring Ghana in harmony with other ECOWAS countries in the imposition of tariffs among traders. The implementation of the CET is expected to be an effective instrument for harmonising the import policies […]

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Amid dwindling resources, tourism is road less travelled

By Femi Oni THE Nigerian government has certainly been feeling the pinch since the oil price slide began to hammer public finances. Whether the dwindling oil revenue is as a result of drastic reduction in the demand for the nation’s light crude oils or as a result of the fall in the price of crude oils (light or heavy), the […]

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