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  • Destinations

Tunisia Tunisia’s Tourism Minister calls on UNWTO Secretary General

Tunisia’s Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts Mohamed Moez Belhassine has called on the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili at the organization’s headquarters in Madrid, Spain. Meeting with the UN Tourism Chief for the first time since his appointment as Minister of Tourism, the minister c… read more

  • Rail

Guinea Conakry Terminal Awarded Green Terminal Label

Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports and operator of the container terminal of the Autonomous Port of Conakry, has been granted the Green Terminal label following the audit conducted on 12 November 2021 by Bureau Veritas. This label rewards the efforts made by the company to reduce the impact of its activities on the env… read more

  • Attractions

Rwanda Rwanda launches Air Balloon rides in Akagera Park

Tourists visiting Akagera National Park will be exposed to a new adventurous product following the launch of the first air balloon experience in Rwanda.

The development comes as a result of an agreement between Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and Royal Balloon as well as Akagera Management Company. Under the agreement, Ro… read more

  • Destinations

Ghana Tourism Authority GTA descends on 3 low standard, defaulting Tourism facilities

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) on Tuesday closed down three facilities for not meeting the tourism standards and default in the payment of the one per cent tourism levy. The facilities are Hill View Guest Centre, Suma Court Hotel Limited and Tayiba Bar and Grill.

The Head of Corporate Affairs of GTA, Mr Jones Aruna Nelson, l… read more

  • Destinations

Kenya Airways Tourism Ministry Projects 2022 international arrivals to surpass 1 Million

The Ministry of Tourism has projected international arrivals to surpass one million in 2022 with earnings expected to hit Sh172.8billion as the sector recovers from the effects of Covid-19.

According to a report prepared by the Tourism Research Institute (TRI), Kenya registered a 53.29 percent growth in the number of internat… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Business Travel Survey shows business travellers will take to the skies in 2022

In a recent travel trend survey conducted by FCM during the month of October 2021, 175 respondents from 26 countries, including South Africa, provided answers to burning issues such as the impact of vaccines on travel, how to tackle safety, what we can expect from travel costs, and many more. The vast majority (63%) of respondents indicated that… read more

  • Destinations

Kenya Kenya's Tourism sector grew by 65.4% in 2021

Kenya’s tourism earnings grew by 65.4 percent last year to Sh146.51bn compared to Sh88. 56bn in 2020, Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has said noting the sector is slowly recovering from the effects of Covid-19.

According to the 2021 sector statistics, the USA was the top source market for tourists with 136,981 arrivals.

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