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Ethiopia launches e-visa service for African and international MICE participants

The service enables MICE participants to issue their visa, book, pay and check-in their flight with Ethiopian Airlines - all online

13 Oct 2017

Fastjet releases Mozambique schedule

Fastjet has released its flight schedule operations to Mozambique which comes as positive news for Mozambique as a whole as travellers will achieve greater access to different destinations in the country

13 Oct 2017

World tourism remains resilient despite global uncertainties

“This is the sixth year in a row that travel and tourism have outpaced the global economy, showing the sector's resilience, and the eagerness of people to continue to travel and discover new places"

By Josephine Wawira 13 Oct 2017

A new distribution landscape: Bringing blockchain to the travel industry

Lufthansa Group has partnered with Winding Tree which has dedicated itself to reorganising travel distribution. With a decentralised B2B marketplace system powering blockchain-based travel booking transactions

11 Oct 2017

Bon Hotels acquires additional four properties, dominates Nigerian hotel space

Following on their commitment to Nigeria and the development of its hotels and tourism segment, Bon Hotels has acquired an additional four properties, bringing the total to

10 Oct 2017

Business-leisure market in Africa grows

African conferencing facilities are becoming more than just venues for local gatherings and are now attracting major international events

By Elzaan van Rhyn 9 Oct 2017

Activists condemn craze for wild animal selfies

The craze for tourists taking selfies alongside wild animals, then posting on Instagram is fueling cruel treatment of iconic species in the Amazon, activists warn

6 Oct 2017

Jumia Nigeria launches e-commerce bot

Jumia Nigeria has introduced an e-commerce bot that allows shoppers to order food, find fashion or electronic items and book hotels and flights by simply having an online conversation

4 Oct 2017

Protea Hotels announces new hotel in the heartland of Eastern Nigeria

Protea Hotels by Marriott has announced the opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott, Owerri Select in South-Eastern Nigeria

29 Sep 2017

British Airways starts African and Indian Ocean Islands expansion

As part of its African network expansion, British Airways will be starting its services to the Seychelles, offering more flights to Mauritius, with more seats on other routes

20 Sep 2017

The power of exhibitions in the tourism and travel industry

WTM Africa 2017 saw $365,950,813 of business generated, proving that exhibitions remain a powerful marketing tool for business

20 Sep 2017

Lessons for production crews filming in Africa

Africa travel on the fly is not an option for production crews shooting in Africa and preparation and planning is key

31 Aug 2017

Africa's travel market experiencing healthy growth, Lagos falls short

According to an analysis conducted by ForwardKeys, Lagos has seen a substantial decline in both its domestic and international capacity

16 Aug 2017

Nollywood blockbuster puts spotlight on SA tourism gems

A range of South Africa's leisure tourism attractions are showcased in the Nollywood blockbuster, 10 Days in Sun City - a shining example of how entertainment and tourism can converge

15 Aug 2017

WTM Africa adds Women in Travel to its 2018 programme

With strong indications that women entrepreneurs are on the rise, the World Travel Market Africa team have announced the addition of the Women in Travel Meetup to its 2018 programme

10 Aug 2017

Fastjet rebrands in-flight magazine

The in-flight magazine of Fastjet, Smart Travel, has been relaunched as Places Magazine to reflect the extended market the airline covers across Africa

4 Aug 2017

Nigeria accounts for less than three percent of tourists visiting Africa

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

18 Jul 2017

Etihad adds year-round flights to Egypt, Nigeria

Etihad Airways is adding year-round flights to Cairo and Lagos later this year to cater to growing demand to and from the United Arab Emirates

17 Jul 2017

Positive outlook for African hotel sector

Five African countries showed growth in the hotel sector in 2016, and are set to continue this positive outlook from 2017 to 2021

By Danette Breitenbach 29 Jun 2017

PwC Hotels Outlook 2017-2021: Africa's hotel sector remains resilient

Africa's hotel sector has remained resilient in the face of strong economic headwinds. South Africa's hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years

28 Jun 2017

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