Rwanda rising as a hot-spot destination for African safaris
April 26, 2017
Rwanda has been recognized as a striding and fast-growing tourist destination in East Africa, attracting high-class holidaymakers from China, Europe, and the United States.
Known as the “land of a thousand hills,” Rwanda is standing as a leading and attractive tourist destination, competing with Kenya, which is the tourist power point in East Africa.
Tourico Holidays Reports Middle East Hotel Room Nights Double in 2017
April 21, 2017
Tourico Holidays, the world’s fastest growing wholesale travel brokerage company, today shared data reporting inbound hotel room nights to the Middle East have increased by 112 percent year-over-year in 2017. Equally as encouraging, outbound travel from the market is on the rise, as well. Hotel room nights sold from the Middle East are pacing at an increase of 138 percent through the end of 2017 - meaning future hotel reservations through the end of the year have more than doubled compared to the same time in 2016. Travel from China is a driving force in the market’s inbound hotel industry success. Tourico reports a sharp increase in Chinese travel to the Middle East, marked by a 60 percent surge in hotel room nights booked so far in 2017. Additionally, The United States has increased its hotel room nights......
Nigeria wins right to host African tourism Ministers in 2018
April 20, 2017
Nigeria on Wednesday won the right to host in 2018 the 61st meeting of African Ministers in charge of Tourism, tagged the UN World Tourism Organisation Commission for Africa.
DubLi.com Unveils Its New VIP Lounge, Reinventing Its Paid Membership Package with Exceptional Deals
April 20, 2017
DubLi.com, the global leader in online Cash Back shopping, today announced the launch of the new VIP Lounge, an exclusive membership package for DubLi.com VIP customers. The VIP Lounges offers a product and benefit mix, unmatched in the global Cash Back industry, which provides a single point of access to a complete array of saving opportunities. DubLi’s VIP Lounge offers multiple ways to save on hotel rooms, travel, flights, local shopping, dining, services, and entertainment"...
Thousands in the city for World Travel Market Africa
April 19, 2017
Western Cape will show what it has to offer as Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official tourism, along with all the regions of the province, will be exhibiting at the World Travel Market (WTM) Africa taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) between 19 April and 21 April.
More than 5 000 delegates are in the Western Cape to attend the show.
Hilton eyes North Africa with Casablanca office
April 19, 2017
Hilton is ramping up its expansion in North Africa with the establishment of a dedicated development office in Casablanca, Morocco.
Kenya Welcomes First Marriott International Brand
April 11, 2017
Marriott International has opened its first property in Kenya, Four Points by Sheraton in Nairobi
Tourism: 70 thermal springs attributed for exploitation
April 10, 2017
70 thermal springs out of the 282 springs in Algeria have been attributed to developers as part of the promotion of the thermal tourism, Djamel Alili, director of thermal activities at the ministry of Town Planning, Tourism and Craft Industry told APS on Sunday.
Concessions for the exploitation of 70 thermal springs have been granted to private investors by an inter-ministerial committee composed"...
Kenyan airline and Seychelles confirm deal to promote tourism
April 5, 2017
Kenya Airways and the Seychelles Tourism Board signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to market the two destinations in Europe and in Africa on Tuesday.
Kenya Airways Managing Director Mbuvi Ngunze told a media briefing in Nairobi the agreement will ride on Kenya Airways’ extensive destination network.
"The aim is to increase inbound tourist traffic into the two nations"...
HVS Launches Outpost to Serve African Hotel Industry
March 30, 2017
Tourism’s importance as a driver of the South African economy is increasing and that has led global hospitality consulting firm, HVS, to launch HVS Executive Search Africa, based in Cape Town. The new outpost will focus on corporate positions, general managers and department heads in the hotel industry across the continent.