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.
The Cape Town Air Access initiative announced Cape Town has scooped three prestigious awards at the annual Routes Africa 2018 Conference in Accra, Ghana.
Emirates’ Airbus A380 aircraft is set to operate a one-off flight to Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana on October 02, as the global airline joins local authorities in celebrating the opening of the airport’s new Terminal 3.
Kenya Airways announced 26 additional weekly frequencies between its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and destinations across Africa and Europe for summer.
Mauritius Declaration on Digitalisation and Sustainable Tourism has been adopted by the popular holiday destination.
Marriott Hotels has added West Africa to its portfolio with the opening of Accra Marriott Hotel, Ghana.
For this year’s summer season, Air France will increase its capacity in West Africa to Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Accra (Ghana) and Lomé (Togo) on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
As revealed in PwC’s Hotels Outlook: 2017-2021 report, the hospitality sector in Africa’s emerging markets is set to profit from foreign investment and an influx of international tourists.