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  • Opinion

AA Travenews I need 35 visas to travel within Africa, Dangote laments

Africa's richest billionaire, Aliko Dangote, has decried difficulties faced by investors travelling on the African continent as he said he needs different 35 visas on his Nigerian passport. He said he spoke about the Rwandan President Paul Kagame about the challenges which do nor exist in France.

Dangote disclosed this recently at the Afri… read more

  • Destinations
  • Opinion

Namibia A Trip to Namibia - we are amazed

Most people assume every country in Africa is poor, dangerous and has a terrible economy.

Most investors think Africa is uninvestable.

We disagree.

Certainly, the 54 countries in Africa are not all the same, and while some countries have more issues than others, similar to the United States and Europe, others can make the avera… read more

  • Opinion

AA Travenews Is overtourism becoming the new normal?

Inflation or no inflation, concerns about the economy or no concerns, overtourism is becoming the new normal.

Travel has become such a fundamental part of the basic human needs. After you take care of your physiological needs: food, shelter, clothing, sleep, etc., next comes health, family and…travel. This is Maslow’s Hierarchy of… read more

  • Flights
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Nigeria Nanta Women in NANTA

About 30 years ago, Nigerian women in the travel and tourism trade business were just in the “owenbe” class. They took back seat and respectfully served the men flock. Generally seen but not heard, these women of yore simply bow to the suffocating male influence.

They were more in numbers, yet timid in taking political decisions. Th… read more

  • Opinion

AA Travenews The Essence of Customer Service- Mike Tavares

A while ago, I had the pleasure of lecturing the Master students at the International School of Hotel Management, Les Roches Marbella in Spain. Whilst on the Rooms Division Management class, we discussed the importance of Customer Service or, as I call it, Customer Care!

Whilst running my own business andcoaching my clients on sett… read more

  • Opinion

Togo ASKY ASKY CEO, ahares insights on Nigerian aviation challenges

Part 2 of the interview with the CEO ASKY Esayas WoldeMariam Hailu

In aviation, you are seen as one of the Nigerian specialists. How do you describe the Nigerian aviation environment in your own view as an observer?

It is a very big aviation market by the share, by the mobility, the people are very much travellers in Nigeria. In Nige… read more

  • Opinion

Nigeria Nanta NANTA: The defining moments and quest for mentorship

National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) is about 47 years old, going to 48. The Association has contributed immensely to the history and growth of Nigerian travel and the tourism industry and does not gloat about it.

And until the brick breakers came to the Nigerian tourism space, NANTA rightly held a board po… read more

  • Opinion

Ethiopia Tourism Ethiopia Outrivaling together in tourism sector

Recently, Deputy Head of the Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia said that China is committed to working with Ethiopia in the field of tourism. Indeed, Ethiopia and China have the opportunity to work together in the tourism sector. According to the Deputy Head, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China has also identified Ethiopia as a new des… read more

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