February 16, 2017
Want to ride on the back of an elephant through the African Bushveld? Or perhaps walk alongside adolescent lions within earshot of Victoria Falls, viewing the momentous ‘smoke that thunders’ as the Zambezi surges down into the Batoka Gorge?
Best you book your ticket quickly, for the days of activities offering hands-on interactions with Africa’s ...Continue Reading >
February 15, 2017
Minister of National Planning, Tourism and Craft Industry Abdelouahab Nouri on Monday called on the World Tourism Organization (UNTWO) to back Algeria in the field of training to strengthen qualification and tourism management capacities.
In a statement to the press following his meeting with the Secretary General of the UNTWO, Taleb Rifai, the minister highlighted the importance of 'taking advantage of the UNTWO's experience in training and qualification"...Continue Reading >
February 15, 2017
Minister of National Planning, Tourism, and Craft Industry Abdelwahab Nouri said Tuesday, that Algeria was chosen as a pole to house the capacity-building programme of countries of the Northern and Western regions of Africa, considering “the qualitative leap” experienced in terms of the elaboration of statistical systems in the sector of tourism.
“The ambitious programme which will be crowned in 2019 by the holding of a regional meeting"...Continue Reading >
February 14, 2017
The Emirates is offering Ghanaian travellers a chance to travel to selected destinations in its global extensive network with a special 30 per cent discount off Economy and Business Class fares.
In a statement, the Emirates said Ghanaian travellers seeking to experience the world by flying in comfort on Emirates could take advantage of the special discount offer by booking their flights from February 13 to 24.
The"...Continue Reading >
February 12, 2017
The opening of Bon Hotels Grand Pela and Suites Abuja, on Friday has swelled the tourism and economic value of Nigeria’s Federal Capital City.
Mr. Peter Nwakeze, the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of Bon Hotels Grand Pela and Suites said irrespective of the economic situation globally, that Nigeria continues to remain the best place for investments guaranteed to yield maximum returns.
According"...Continue Reading >
February 11, 2017
That former deputy prime minister Arthur Mutambara barely made a mark on many Zimbabweans’ lives in his political career, is not debatable.
But one thing he will perhaps be easily remembered for is his attempt to relate James Carville’s statement during former United States president Bill Clinton’s successful 1992"...Continue Reading >
February 9, 2017
Minister Derek Hanekom is currently on a working visit to Iran, to attend the 10th annual Tehran International Tourism Exhibition, at the invitation of Vice President Dr Zahra Ahmadipour who is also the Head of the Iranian Cultural, Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organisation.
During the visit, Minister Hanekom had bilateral discussions with Dr Ahmadipour on growing tourism bilateral relations between the two countries and engaged members of the tourism trade to discuss ways of increasing tourist arrivals from Iran to South Africa.
“We have a good base to work from and grow...
February 8, 2017
According to Josiah Montsho, general manager at Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, South Africa's tourism industry could be referred to as the country's proverbial pot of gold. Based on the most recent preliminary visitor figures released by Cape Town International Airport and top tourist destinations, the industry is expected to once again provide an invaluable contribution to the country's national GDP in 2017.
Montsho says that the country’s tourism industry plays a major role in contributing towards economic growth and that witnessing the industry perform beyond expectations is an encouraging...
February 4, 2017
February 2, 2017
Nagged by a sharp back pain three years ago, Abidemi Ogbonna from Lagos, Nigeria, decided to visit a nearby hospital called Apollo. Thinking it was just a minor problem, she was shocked when her physician informed her that she urgently needed a kidney transplant.
The procedure could not be performed locally, her doctor told her. Flying to India was her best chance of a successful operation. Ogbonna’s middle-class family could afford the expenses,"...Continue Reading >
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