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Benin In 2022, Benin govt will release a grant for the modernisation of Cotonou airport

The Benin Airports Company (SAB S.A.) will receive a push from the State, for the financing of the renovation and modernization programme of the Cotonou Cardinal Bernadin Gantin International Airport. Indeed, the Council of Ministers instructed the Minister of Economy and Finance, on Wednesday 15 December 2021, to grant the manager… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria FAAN FAAN suspends staff over Max Air incident at Lagos Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended one of its airfield Officers  over an incident at the Lagos airport today. The officer according to the spokesperson of FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu was on duty following an averted near incident involving a Max Air aircraft from Abuja, which landed on Runway 18L, and a ma… read more

  • Destinations

Rwanda Rwanda ranks 6th in visa openness in Africa

Rwanda progressed the most, after Tanzania, in regional countries that opened to visitors from other African countries as well as African Union initiatives in the last five years. This is according to authors of the latest Africa Visa Openness report 2021.

Rwanda scored 6th in this year's rankings and top performers despite t… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Crystal Cruises Crystal Cruises shows off new submarine ahead of Cape Town cruise

Crystal Cruises has debuted the submersible aboard its new explorer cruise ship Crystal Endeavour ahead of her upcoming South African cruise. Crystal Endeavour is one of the most luxurious expedition cruise ships in the world, and carries her own submersible for independent exploration.

The submersible aboard the new Crystal Endeavo… read more

  • Destinations

AA Travenews Brand Africa to recognize and rank the 'Best Places in Africa' for Tourism

Brand Africa today launched "Brand Africa | Africa's Best Places," the pan-African initiative to recognize and rank the best places for tourism, investment and citizen mobilisation in Africa. The goal of the initiative is to inspire pride, raise the standards and grow the competitiveness of African places - countries, cities and destinati… read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Will France derail West Africa’s common currency?

An unprecedented Africa-France summit took place at the beginning of October in Montpellier, France.

For the first time since these summits began in 1973, no African heads of state were invited. Instead, French President  Emmanuel Macron  held discussions with students, entrepreneurs, artists, and athletes.

The purpose of t… read more

  • Accomodation

Nigeria Akwaaba 17th Akwaaba to honour Top 100 Hotels in Nigeria

The Top 100 Hotels in Nigeria by room numbers will be profiled and honoured at the 17th Akwaaba African Travel Market. Hospitality and tour operations were the biggest victims of the Covid19 pandemic lockdowns across the world. This was more so in Nigeria as the economy took a hit and went into the 2nd depression in 6 years.

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  • Miscellaneous

Nigeria Akwaaba Akwaaba African Travel Market to unveil Natural Wonders of Nigeria in November

The 17th Edition of the leading travel and tourism expo in West Africa, Akwaaba African Travel Market will be held on November 29 and 30, 2021 in Lagos.

A statement by Ikechi Uko, the organiser of the event said that the event would serve as the venue for the unveiling of the shortlist for the 7 Natural Wonders of Nigeria.

The… read more

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