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Tour Operators Union embark on Central Region fam tour to boost domestic tourism

The Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA) has gone on a two-day familiarization tour of selected sites in the Central Region in their ongoing quest to encourage and boost local tourism.

Sites visited included: Fort William, Heroes/Year of Return Garden and Tourist Information Centre at Anomabo, the Slave River and Memorial Garden a… read more

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Namibia to host United Nations World Tourism Organization regional conference

Namibia will host the United Nations World Tourism Organization Regional Conference on Strengthening Brand Africa for the Swift Recovery of the Tourism Sector from the 14 to 16 June in Windhoek.

The United Nations World Tourism Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Elcia Grandcourt, has been present in Namibia this past week unde… read more

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IATA welcomes G20 push to restart tourism

IATA urged G20 governments to quickly follow up their endorsement of the guidelines with actions, particularly the five-point agenda to safely restore mobility:

  •   Sharing information among industry and governments to inform policies and decisions to ensure safe mobility.
  •   Agreeing common international approac
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African airlines’ cargo demand in March increased 24.6%

Because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted all comparisons to follow are to March 2019 which followed a normal demand pattern.

Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), was up 4.4% compared to March 2019 and 0.4% compared to Februa… read more

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Tourism Industry Workers Urged to Get Vaccinated

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism, as the custodian of tourism called on all tourism industry workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, an official said on Thursday.

People working in the tourism sector are frontline workers and are at high risk of exposure to the virus through their continued engagement with a wi… read more

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ATM 2021 to host more than 60 International countries

A total of 62 countries will be represented on the exhibition floor this year at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021, which takes place in-person at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) on Sunday 16 to Wednesday 19 May.

Now in its 28th Year, the region’s largest travel and tourism showcase has attracted key exhibitors … read more

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UNWTO and Google to guide restart of African Tourism

In a special capacity building event, researchers and marketing professionals from 20 African National Tourism Organizations (NTOs) benefitted from two days of training on themes designed to help them attract visitors and better manage their tourism sectors. As well as insights into data collection, analysis and management, the regional c… read more

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Kenya begins vaccinating tourism and hospitality industry frontliners

Kenya has begun vaccinating its tourism and hospitality frontline workers.

The Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife, Najib Balala launched the 1st phase of a vaccination campaign targeting frontline workers in the tourism and hospitality sector at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre. Balala said the COVID-19 v… read more

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