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AA Travenews Africa's most stunning Tourist destinations revealed

Exploring Africa offers a variety of incredible tourist destinations, each filled with unique attractions and experiences. From the majestic wildlife safaris to serene beaches and vibrant cities, Africa has something for every traveler. Here, we reveal some of the continent's most stunning destinations and what they offer.

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  • Flights

Air Asia X AirAsia X will operate to Nairobi

AirAsia X (AAX) has revealed an exciting new route to Africa, connecting Singaporean travelers to Nairobi, Kenya, via Kuala Lumpur. The inaugural flight is scheduled for 15 November 2024, positioning AAX as the only low-cost carrier in Malaysia to offer direct flights to Nairobi. This strategic expansion follows a robust start to the year… read more

  • Rail

Kenya How will Nairobi's new passenger trains revolutionize Kenya's travel industry?

Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, recently received 20 new passenger trains from China’s CRRC, enhancing the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). This delivery, part of a 2023 agreement, includes first and second-class carriages, dining cars, power cars, and business-class coaches, bringing the total SGR rolling stock from CRRC to over 60 units… read more

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Rail Kenya Railways Kenya: New coaches to boost capacity

CRRC Nanjing Puzhen has shipped an additional 20 coaches to enhance capacity on the 480 km Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) connecting Mombasa to Nairobi. This shipment, which left Shanghai at the end of June, is part of a contract signed in September that includes a mix of first-class, second-class, business-class coaches, dining cars, and generato… read more

  • Destinations

Kenya Kenya's Tourism sector thrives despite protests - high bookings recorded

Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Dr. Alfred Mutua has confirmed that the sector is experiencing high bookings despite sustained protests across the country sparked by budget proposals.  Mutua said the new bookings have been on the rise, with only a few postponements primarily for events.

He emphasized that the sector rema… read more

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Nigeria Nigeria's new visa policy to drive Tourism

Nigeria, located on the Gulf of Guinea in Africa, has relaxed its visa-free entry policies for 23 countries to promote both tourism and business travel. The country is home to numerous natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Notable sites include Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park, which feature waterfalls, dense rainfor… read more

  • Rail

Rail Ethiopia Leading the way in green climate finance for sustainable railways

As industrialization and trade activities intensify, Ethiopia has seen a significant rise in road freight transportation. From 2011 to 2030, freight transport is projected to grow by over 13% annually, despite high fuel costs. Passenger transport demand is also expected to rise by approximately 9% each year, with overall transport emissio… read more

  • AA Travenews  African Govts should be intentional about promoting Tourism & Travel

    Mr. Nana Kwame Yeboah-Afari, the Executive Director, Royal Senchi Resort in Akosombo, Ghana, in this interview with OLUSEGUN KOIKI, speaks on the various bottlenecks militating tourism and air travels in West Africa, government policies and the way out. Excerpts:

    The Royal Senchi Resort is one of the major tourism facilities in Ghana, how … read more

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    WTTC Kenya's travel sector contributes 7,737 Bn USD to GDP

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Economic Impact Report (EIR) 2024 has announced a record-breaking year for Kenya's travel and tourism industry, which contributed an unprecedented 100 billion Kenyan Shillings to the country's economy in 2023.

    Employment in this sector grew by 6 percent, reaching an all-time high of 1.55 millio… read more

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