The humanitarian crisis in the Africa's Lake Chad basin, affecting parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon, continues to worsen due to prolonged violence, insecurity and environmental degradation.
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) recently released its 2017 Annual Report, which saw the country’s tourism sector rake in USD438 million in revenues, up from the USD404 million recorded in 2016.
Tanzania’s government, through the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) has established a special unit, the National Convention Bureau, which will be responsible for the organisation and promotion of conference tourism to the country.
Travelport has revealed the fastest-growing destinations for travellers in Kenya ahead of Kenya Association of Travel Agents’ inaugural Travel Agents Annual Convention.
In the financial year ended June 30, the City Lodge Hotel Group reported a decrease in average occupancies to 59 percent from 63 percent in the previous financial year.
Ethiopian Airlines finalised agreements with the government of Chad for the launch of Chad national carrier.
Zanzibar’s government aims to increase arrivals from the Far East over the next two years, in a bid to make the island a business hub in East Africa.
Burchell’s Cottage is the new addition to the accommodation offerings at Three Tree Hill in KwaZulu, Natal.
Ethiopian Airlines signed a shareholding agreement with Zambia’s main development agency to relaunch the southern African country’s flag carrier at an initial cost of USD30 million.
Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions and Events (MICE) remain a key pillar in the development of tourism across Africa, as these provide platforms for strategic deal-making and entice new investors to tourist destinations, according to Kwakye Donkor, CEO, Africa Tourism Partners.