Tourism

July 23, 2017

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Why Transcorp Hotels Reported a Lower Net Profit in H1, 2017

Hospitality and Leisure services provider, Transcorp Plc has declared a profit after tax of N757.63 million in the first half of the year 2017.

The profit declared was N1.2 billion lower than previous year’s N1.9 billion, the company’s financial statements revealed.

In the half year earnings released by the firm, Transcorp disclosed that the group’s primary"...

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July 22, 2017

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The Paradise Foundation Launches First Overseas Conservation Program in Africa 

(ME NewsWire)-- The Paradise Foundation, a not-for-profit environmental conservation organization in China, announced its first overseas conservation program in Africa today. The announcement was made during the Foundation delegates’ visit to the continent, led by Jack Ma, Co-Chairman of The Paradise Foundation and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group.

The Foundation, established in April 2015 by a"...

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July 20, 2017

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BOUIRA Unexploited mountainous terrain

The projects of the plan of development of the wilaya which have planned chair-lifts between Haizer and the tooth of the Lion ...

Even if officials try to keep a certain optimism by speaking more austerity and rationality in management, the impact on everyday life is visible. The most prominent example is the difficulty of the communal executives in responding to the grievances of the citizens. In this rather positive assessment, we must point out"...

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July 19, 2017

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Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery: Reductive Augmentation Results in Rounder Appearance After Breast Reduction

(ME NewsWire)-- According to plastic surgeon Paul Chasan, MD, FACS, founder of Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery in Del Mar, California, reductive augmentation is the best choice for women who want a higher and more round breast after breast reduction surgery. Although breast reduction surgery plays an invaluable role in the correction of macromastia, a condition where the breasts become overly large, it almost always results in breasts lacking upper pole fullness. Upper pole fullness refers to roundness and fullness of the upper part of the breast. “Historically, most breast reduction procedures are prone to bottoming out and lack upper pole fullness,” said Dr. Chasan. “Over the last 14 years, I have developed a one-stage technique for breast reduction combined with breast augmentation called reductive augmentation to solve the problem.” He added that for women who......

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July 18, 2017

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Austerity Threatens 200 Tunisian Travel Agencies

Austerity measures may cause 200 Tunisian travel agencies to suspend their activity, according to Mohamed Ali Al-Toumi, president of the Tunisian Association of Travel Agents.

Al-Toumi said in a press conference held in Tunis that the government’s restrictions on foreign exchanges have caused difficulties for tourism and travel agencies in terms of booking tickets and hotels abroad for Tunisian tourists.

Al-Toumi"...

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July 17, 2017

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Nigeria accounts for less than 3% of tourists visiting Africa – Official

The Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria, FTAN, says that less than three per cent of tourists visiting Africa annually choose Nigeria as their tourism destinations.

Karim Rabo, the FTAN president, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that the figure was low compared to other African countries that usually recorded huge patronage of international tourists.

He"...

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July 17, 2017

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The countdown to UNITE with Tomorrowland Dubai has officially begun!

The excitement is mounting and before we know it, Dubai will experience some of the world's biggest DJs and electronic producers performing LIVE in the city! UNITE with Tomorrowland Dubai promises a full line-up leaving no stone unturned for the ultimate music extravaganza. The line-up includes headliners like Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and KSHMR who will ensure a show-stopping performance which will be streamed via satellite from the legendary Mainstage of Tomorrowland in Belgium. World class DJ's"...

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July 16, 2017

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Hospitality and tourism’s relevance to African markets

The hospitality and tourism, is an important sector for developing countries, since it is one of the main foreign exchange earners and key exports component. In 2016, foreign visitors to Africa reached 58 million, with a spending of USD 40.7 billion; that is approximately 36.3%, and projected to reach 42.9bn by end of 2017.

These statistics by highlighted in a hospitality report, reflect the sector’s extensive significance, both in terms of"...

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July 13, 2017

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Hacène Mermouri, new Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts

The President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, appointed, on Wednesday, Mr. Hacène Mermouri Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts, said a statement of the Presidency of the Republic.

“In accordance with Article 93 of the Constitution, and after consultation with the Prime Minister, His Excellency Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the Republic, today named Mr. Hacène Mermouri Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts”"...

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July 13, 2017

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Bose Wins Global Supplier Award from Nissan for Automotive Innovation 

(ME NewsWire)-- Nissan Motor Corporation has selected Bose for a 2017 Global Supplier Award in the field of automotive innovation for creating the first-of-its-kind Bose® Personal® sound system in the all-new Nissan Micra.

Each year, Nissan recognizes quality, excellence, and innovation from its global network of suppliers. And Bose is just one of eight suppliers -- among the thousands of companies"...

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