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Global Wine Tourism Organization Circles: Inspiring new futures together

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Argentina, Matías Lammens and the Director General of Tourism Policy of Greece, PanagiotaDionysopoulou, participated on Monday November 30 in the first roundtable organized by the Global Wine Tourism Organization (GWTO) within its” Connecting Governments” initiative.

The act was moderated by … read more


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1 in 2 travelers optimistic about taking a trip in the next 12 months

New research from Expedia Group shows that travelers need reassurance in critical areas such as flexibility, cleanliness, and communication to consider travel now and in the future.

The research reveals that one in two travelers feel optimistic – that is, comfortable or even excited – about taking a trip in the next 12 months. Thou… read more


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Tanzania tourism announces major shift in destination marketing strategy

Tanzanian tour operators plan to bring the key Global Travel Agents into Tanzania in their latest painstaking initiatives to promote the country as a safe destination, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which has hit key tourism source markets hard. Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) is currently working around the clock… read more


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Uganda: virtual Safari to kick-start tourism sector

Uganda is ready to reopen its pandemic-bruised tourism sector with a live-streamed, virtual safari starting Tuesday. The virtual tour, featuring six videographers and photographers traversing across the country, has been promoted by the Ugandan government to incentivize tourists, when many parts of the world have barely emerge… read more


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The impact on Africa’s hotel industry: Radisson shares its experiences

Several unusual business opportunities arose for hotels in Africa during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Tim Cordon, senior area vice president for the Middle East and Africa at Radisson Hotel Group. Radisson’s hotels have stepped up by offering its rooms as a haven for quarantined travellers, as places to isolate health workers and a… read more


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Uganda shifts focus to domestic and regional markets to boost tourism

In Uganda, the East African country referred to as the Pearl of Africa, the tourism authorities, tour operators, and resort owners are planning to use a large amount of their promotional spending to target local and regional visitors after the sector was heavily affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the lockdown measures which led to a d… read more


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Zanzibar Is Open For Tourism (like Tanzania)

Authorities from Zanzibar in Tanzania announced the reopening of tourism activities after they were shut down on March 20 following the outbreak of COVID-19. “Zanzibar today has opened its tourism activities to normal both for charter flights and scheduled flights,” said Mahmoud Thabit Kombo, Zanzibar’s Minister of Information, Tourism an… read more


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Dana offers fleet to the governement to fight COVID-19

Dana Air Nigeria has offered the Nigerian governement, as part of the contribution to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria.

CEO of Dana Air, Jacky Hathiramani, wrote in a letter to the Nigerian Minister of Aviation and said, the airline would make resources, aircraft in its fleet and crew for the national assignment available whenever needed or requested. H… read more


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Ewaso Nyiro River in Kenya floods hotels

The following hotels, located in Kenyan Samburu and Isiolo counties have been affected by floodwater followimng heavy downpour; Safari Lodge, Asnil Lodges, Larsens Camp, Elephant Bedroom and Sarova Shaba Lodges.

Samburu County Commissioner John Korir said last Tuesday all the staff a… read more


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Victoria Falls almost without water

One of the most important tourist magnets in Southern Africa, located straight on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Victoria falls are almost dry at the moment. It seems to be quite normal that the water level especially on the Zambian side is quite poor during the dry season, however, as per hydrologues, this year the amount of water … read more


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