Tag archive for ‘Africa’
By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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New market – Africa – under discussion at the World Tourism Forum, the Davos of Tourism

The World Tourism Forum is preparing to bring leaders in global tourism together once again. With 4,000 local and 3,000 international visitors, the summit is expected to host a staggering total of 7,000 attendees More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, June 6th, 2015
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Africa: To counter violent extremism, focus on fighting poverty, improving governance

At the World Economic Forum on Africa, government and civil society leaders agreed that, to counter violent extremism, African countries must focus on helping the poor, particularly the young, and improving governance. More...

By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Football dreams and Christmas wishes for Africa

In the spirit of giving, Qatar Airways (QR) has come up with a remarkable initiative for Africa. The airline has, coinciding with the Christmas season, announced its partnership with Aspire Academy to support this More...

By Millie Atkinson On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Qatar Airways supports football talent in Africa

Qatar Airways has announced its partnership with Aspire Academy to support this year’s edition of the Aspire Football Dreams project by forming “Qatar Airways & Aspire Academy – Football Dreams Africa”. Aspire More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, October 4th, 2014
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Not only Ebola, Africa needs positive perception of its tourism

Outbreak of Ebola epidemic in Africa was not the only drawback which greatly affected the continent’s tourism with, but negative perception of the continent had blacked its tourist glories. It is estimated that More...

By Millie Atkinson On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Tourists going on safari get more flight options

In a couple of weeks, there will be more flight options for tourists to get to their safari destinations in Africa. It was announced that Safarilink airline will be adding flights to Lokichar with a flight that More...

By Millie Atkinson On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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World Travel Market Africa 2014

Start Date: Friday, 2nd May 2014 End Date: Saturday, 3rd May 2014 Address Cape Town International Conference Centre Cape Town, South Africa Description The inaugural World Travel Market Africa will take place More...

By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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AFRAA’s Aviation Suppliers and Stakeholder Convention most timely

Formed in 1968 as a lobby and trade organization for African airlines, AFRAA, the African Airline Association, is now based in Nairobi, Kenya, and has become the continent’s foremost voice for the aviation industry. More...

By Mitchell C. Clark On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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Sierra Leone

BASIC  Population (2012 est.): 5,363,669 Capital: Freetown Currency: leone (LE) = 100 cents. Hotels don’t accept credit cards. Time: GMT Driving: traffic drives on the right. Public holidays (2013): include More...

By Mitchell C. Clark On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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Seychelles

BASIC  Population (2010 est.): 87,122 Capital: Victoria Currency: Seychelles rupee (SR) = 100 cents. It is best to take sterling. Major credit cards accepted. Time: GMT +4 Driving: traffic drives on the More...

By Paul Lewis On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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South Africa

BASIC Population (2010): 49,991,300 Capital: Pretoria Main cities: Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban Currency: rand (R) = 100cents. Major credit cards accepted in cities, but limited use in More...

By Paul Lewis On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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Uganda

BASIC Population (2010 est.): 31,800,000 Capital: Kampala Main cities: Gulu, Entebbe, Jinja, Lira, Mbarara, Kira Currency: Uganda shilling (UGS). Credit cards and travellers’ cheques accepted in larger More...

By Paul Lewis On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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Africa Travel Week concept introduced by Uganda tourism

Derek Houston, the Africa Representative of Reed Exhibitions, is set to introduce the concept of the Africa Travel Week, which includes among other components the World Travel Market Africa, held in Cape Town between More...