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  • Miscellaneous

UAE Arabian-Travel-Market Arabian Travel Market 2023 to make Net Zero pledge

RX (Reed Exhibitions), the organiser of ATM, will celebrate its 30th annual event by unveiling a dedicated sustainability pledge, not only to make the ATM 2023 event more sustainable but to announce 30 long-term goals as ATM works towards net zero in line with the RX Global pledge.

Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director, Arabian Travel Marke… read more

  • Destinations

Nigeria No reliable data on tourists visiting Lagos

THE Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, yesterday, decried the lack of reliable statistics and data about the numbers of visitors or tourists that visit Lagos on yearly basis.

Speaking at the launch of the Q4-Lagos initiative, put together in partnership with QTOURISM Limited, Akinbile… read more

  • Cruise

Cruises Viking Viking Polaris delivered

ÅLESUND - VARD has delivered Viking Polaris, the second of two ice-strengthened expedition vessels from VARD to Viking. Built at Vard Søviknes in Ålesund, Norway, Viking Polaris represents an excellent and innovative way to explore the world’s most remote destinations and is specifically geared for adventure cruises in polar destinations.… read more

  • Destinations

Ghana Ghana and U.S. to collaborate top promote Tourism

Ghana and the United States of America have agreed to collaborate to boost tourism, arts and culture in the two nations.

As part of the collaboration, the two countries will hold joint tourism fora in Ghana and the United States to help promote Ghana's tourism potential.

The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Dr Ibrahim M… read more

  • Destinations

Tanzania Travel agents dub Tanzania the sleeping giant of Africa

Seasoned global travel agents currently on a familiarization tour have said that Tanzania may well be Africa’s sleeping giant of tourism.

“I’ve fallen in love with Tanzania because of its breathtaking landscapes and awe-inspiring wildlife. This country is a sleeping tourism jewel of Africa,” said Ms Luisa Yu from Miami, Florida, … read more

  • Destinations

AA Travenews Six reasons why North Africa is an excellent travel destination

In years past, travel to Africa has experienced a slight lull in tourism. This is for a variety of reasons, with the pandemic being the most recent. But with so much on offer and travel bans being lifted, North Africa has so much to offer. From wildlife safaris to immersive cultural experiences and more, North Africa has some of the best experie… read more

  • Flights

Ethiopian Ethiopian starts flights to Jordan

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest network operator in Africa, said that it has finalized all preparations to commence a thrice-weekly passenger flight to Amman, Jordan from September 19, 2022.

Flight Number Frequency Departure Airport Departure time Arrival Airport Arrival Time Sub Fleet ET 428 Mon, Wed, Sat ADD … read more

  • Miscellaneous

Kenya President Ruto names Kenya’s New Tourism Minister

The President of Kenya Dr. William Ruto has nominated former Kitui Deputy Governor Peninah Malonza as the Cabinet Secretary for the expanded portfolio of Tourism, Wildlife, and Heritage.

The President after his meeting with the outgoing cabinet of Uhuru Kenyatta announced a twenty three member team which will fo… read more

  • Rail

Rail Zambia Railway ZRL Temporary suspension of passenger train services in Zambia

Temporary suspension of passenger services in Zambia due to a goods train accident at Msanza-Kapwila area in Nakonde District. The occurrence took place on 22 September 2022 at 09:45 hours. According to a media statement, the train, comprising two locomotives and 26 wagons, was transporting 1,414 metric tons of cargo from the Port … read more

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