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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The eThekwini Municipality, the local government body responsible for governing and managing Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, on Thursday (29 September 2022) ann… read more