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TheteamAfrica (TTA), association has unveiled the logo of Wonders of Africa® Project – a Pan-African initiative to get Africans to Visit Africa.
In a series of posts on Facebook, the Project Director Ambassador Ikechi Uko explained that due to the flattening of Tourism and Travel in Africa by Covid-19, there is a need to initiate a rebuild… read more
Recovery and resilience were the central themes as the members of the World Tourism Organization's Regional Commission for Africa (CAF) met for the 63rd time today. Reflecting the extraordinary circumstances, the meeting was held virtually, bringing together Ministers of Tourism from across the region with representatives of the Af… read more
Tour operators, resort owners and tourism authorities in Uganda 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 international tourist arrivals dropped drastically.
The move is part of the tourism sector's recover… read more
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
The long-time neglect of inter-travel among Africans has been raised by the Chairperson for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Africa, Ronald Chitotela who called on leaders of the tourism sector on the continent to appreciate its importance.
Chitotela made this call when he addressed the 63rd UNW… read more
The South African Airways’ business rescue process is still struggling to find much direction. At the heart of this dilemma is a fundamental clash between the ideologies of using state-owned enterprises as drivers of development and job creation, against running an airline according to sound business principles as a commercial enterprise.… read more
The Covid-19 pandemic has refocused attention on the urgent need to address long-term structural healthcare issues in Africa. Investors are now looking to put money to work in healthcare and banks are seeing an uptick in demand for project financing. “When this virus struck, we found out that only 28% – less than one third – of health facilities… read more
Brussels Airlines is getting ready to welcome passengers and staff again as from 15 June. Next to retraining its cockpit and cabin crew to be ready to start flying again, the airline has reviewed its services and processes and has taken the necessary measures to protect the health of its customers and staff throughout their travel journey… read more
The EU has changed the rules for short-term visas. After a decade, the European Commission says a change was long overdue. However, many African would-be travelers may now find it even more difficult to visit Europe.
Whether you're visiting relatives, performing at a concert or a… read more
With some major setbacks hitting the country in this lockdown period, Weekly speaks to Rundheersing Bheenick, former governor of the Bank of Mauritius. He shares his views on what or who he thinks is the main culprit in the State Bank of Mauritius’ woes and the role of the Bank of Mauritius as regulator and supervisor. He also gives his opinions… read more