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Join our editor for an insightful "Coffee with the Editor" session featuring the team from the Union Internationale des Chemins de fer (UIC) – International Union of Railways, as we discuss their involvement and activities in the African region. We had the privilege of "meeting" Christian Chavanel, the coordinator for the Africa region and Rail … read more
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a significant development for the African continent and presents a tremendous opportunity for Nigeria to increase its trade volume, encourage tourism and boost its economy, Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, has said.
Mr Adebayo disclosed this while delive… read more
MSC Cruises has announced that its new cruise ship MSC Euribia will next week sail the industry’s first net zero greenhouse gas emissions cruise thanks to a mix of bio-LNG and careful itinerary planning.
The groundbreaking voyage will be made possible through the use of bio-LNG using a mass-balance system, the most eco-friendly way of deli… read more
In an effort to bolster the railway sector across the African continent, the Department of Infrastructure and Energy (DIE) of the African Union Commission (AUC) is initiating a series of capacity-building endeavours. These initiatives are supported by the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ), which contributes to the Programme … read more
The Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA) were once again in Durban
to participate in this year’s Africa’s Travel Indaba. Over 70 of the
Union’s members took part in various activities and events of the
three-day tourism expo.
From the pre-Indaba BONDay event to the opening plenary session, B2B,
speed marketing and… read more
Nigeria High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Haruna Manta says he is impressed with the high profile intervention on joint Africa Tourism prosperity by National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), noting that the association cannot be ignored in the quest to address tourism trade matters in Nigeria and Africa.… read more
For the very first time, travel agents and tour operators from Nigeria and Ghana will gather for an industry conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) is organizing the conference in collaboration with the Tour Operators' Union of Ghana (TOUGHA).
The conference aims to brin… read more
WITH ongoing improvement of infrastructure and provision of better services, Zanzibar expects to attract more tourists from Belgium and beyond.
This was stated by President Hussein Mwinyi during a recent meeting with Belgium Ambassador to Tanzania Mr Peter Huyghebaert, who was in the Islands on a familiasation visit.
Dr Mwinyi… read more
TOURISM stakeholders have expressed mixed views on how to realise the envisioned concept of Sustainable Tourism as Tanzania gears to receive five million tourists, come 2025.
The players, who were speaking separately at a Sustainable Tourism Roundtable hosted by the European Union Business Group (EUBG) here midweek rooted for the pr… read more
Tourism officials in Cameroon are meeting to revamp the country's most important wildlife reserve, Waza National Park, which has suffered from terrorism, poaching, and deforestation. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Cameroon's northern border with Chad and Nigeria that used to attract thousands of visitors per year. Officials s… read more