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South Africa seeks to partner with Tamil Nadu to boost tourism – The New Indian Express

By Express press service CHENNAI: The South African Tourism Board is seeking to collaborate with the Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) in skills development for young people in the hospitality sector as well as other potential sectors. Neliswa Nkani, Hub Manager, Middle East, India and South East Asia, South African Tourism, said that Chennai […]

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Chitwan National Park makes progress in attracting domestic tourists

Chitwan National Park, Nepal’s first national park, received record numbers of visitors in the last fiscal year which ended on July 16, as national safari enthusiasts swarmed the jungle, happy to be released viral restrictions. The biodiverse park has received several international recognitions for its conservation and has grown in popularity over the years as […]

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The eighth edition of the annual international conference of BWE21 will begin in February

The Arab League (LA) will host the eighth annual International Conference of Businesswomen of Egypt 21 (BWE21) under the chairmanship of Yomna Al-Sheridy under the title “Business Diversity for Sustainability”, next February. The activities of the annual conference will take place from February 23 to 27, 2023 in the governorates of Cairo and the New […]

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Dispatches from the Sahara Desert: preparing for the trip

AGADEZ, NIGER – Before COVID-19 interrupted travel, I led expeditions that uncovered some 25 tonnes of rare fossils scattered across the Sahara Desert in remote parts of the West African country from Niger. These are impressive finds, including never-before-seen dinosaur species and human graves from a Saharan culture that flourished thousands of years before the […]

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Will Europe transfer agricultural activity to North Africa? |

PARIS, France/ TUNIS, Tunisia- Across northern and western Europe, vegetable growers are considering shutting down operations due to the financial hit of Europe’s energy crisis, further threatening food supplies. Some are considering moving their business to North Africa or importing food products from the southern Mediterranean as the solution. But Maghreb experts are skeptical that […]

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Joburg and Seychelles Tourism explore new gateways

Page content The Joburg Tourism Company (JTC) and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) are poised to reach new heights by positioning Johannesburg as the gateway to Seychelles. JTC is constantly looking for opportunities to position the city of Joburg as one of the top destinations to visit in South Africa. The two organizations hosted a […]

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Hosting the FIFA World Cup brings benefits. But not as much as politicians claim

World Cup kick-off on November 20, when Qatar host Ecuador in the opening game. It will end on December 18 when the final is played in the 80,000-seat Lusail Iconic Stadium. In the weeks to come, the world’s attention will be on Qatar, the smallest country by land area to ever host the event. Having […]

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The opening of Japan’s borders to visitors also represents an opportunity for hotels around the world to receive outbound Japanese tourists.

Japan (Credit: David Edelstein/unsplash). Japan (Credit: Jezael Melgoza/unsplash). Three experts share their views on what this means and how businesses should go about reactivating Japanese tourists. Following the recent announcement of the full reopening of its Japanese borders to tourists from September 7, this also represents an important opportunity for hotels and tourism service providers […]

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Key Focus Areas of the Global Marine Tourism Market and Risk Management Capacity Building 2022-2030

Marine tourism market Marine Tourism Market Research Predicts Massive Growth Over Forecast Period Till 2030 NEW YORK CITY, NY 10170., NY, USA, September 21, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Global Marine tourism market 2022 research report published by Market.Biz, including the latest industry research and analysis data and future industry trends. The report lists leading industry competitors […]

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Passengers on long-distance buses must be protected against s…

The safety of bus passengers on South African roads is paramount, especially for foreign tourists, who are not comfortable visiting the country due to its high crime rate. Tourism portfolio committee chair, Tandi Mahambehlala, said during a briefing on Tuesday when the South African Police Service (SAPS) made a presentation to the committee on the […]

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Namdhari’s celebrates World Tourism Day with a week-long international food festival

Namdhari’s Group, an omnichannel retailer with over 28 supermarkets in Bangalore, is holding a week-long international food festival at its Simpli Namdhari’s & Simpli Good Food cafes across all its stores in the city. A special vegetarian menu has been prepared for this purpose, which includes dishes from seven different countries, namely Mexican (Loaded Vegetables […]

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CDC moves 3 tropical island getaways to ‘moderate’ risk category for Covid-19

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday moved three tropical […]

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Launch of the Destination West Africa project on September 24

The initiators of Destination West Africa Project (DWAP), the duo of Goge Africa; Isaac Moses and Nneka Isaac-Moses announced their intention to present the project to the public on September 24, 2022 at the Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos. Besides Goge Africa, the new project, which is powered by a number of organizations and individuals in […]

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Rotana expects faster return to pre-pandemic growth levels by year-end, CEO says

Abu Dhabi-based hotel operator Rotana expects a faster return to pre-pandemic levels of activity by the end of this year – compared to an earlier forecast of 2023 – boosted by a growth in the number of tourists, the return of business meetings and the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, said its president and general […]

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How Ruto’s fertilizer plan forces him to appease Morocco

By Tony Mochama On his first full day in office, President William Ruto said Kenya’s relations with the Kingdom of Morocco would be “accelerated in the areas of trade, agriculture, health, tourism, energy , among other things, for the mutual benefit of our countries”. A day earlier, in his inauguration speech, the president had publicly […]

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Qatar Investment Authority wants to invest in Egypt’s tourism and hospitality sectors – Markets & Companies – Business

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly leading a meeting with the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) delegation, several senior officials from the French hotel group Accor and Egyptian officials on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Photo courtesy from the Egyptian cabinet’s Facebook page. In a meeting with Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on Saturday, Asia-Pacific and Africa investment […]

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ACTIF 2022 opens a new route for trade and investment between the Caribbean and Africa

CS Global Partners, one of the world’s leading government advisory firms, is the official representative of the Commonwealth Governments of Dominica, Saint Lucia and Saint Kitts and Nevis, all of whom participated in the first-ever Forum on Afro-Caribbean trade and investment. (ACTIF2022), which took place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from September 1-3, 2022. The forum opened […]

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The state of the Caribbean tech ecosystem

The Caribbean is breaking away from its reliance on tourism and focusing more on building its tech economy. TechBeach Retreat is a technology platform designed to connect Caribbean startups to leading global technology companies. They also provide founders with access to the resources needed to solve problems and accelerate their growth. We caught up with […]

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor before their meeting

SECRETARY BLINKEN: Hello everyone. It is a particular pleasure to receive my colleague and friend, South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor. This is just one small way to repay the extraordinary hospitality that the Minister of Foreign Affairs showed me and our team when we visited South Africa over the summer and that we had […]

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Sustainable Tourism Market to Show Compound YoY Growth

The sustainable tourism market will register an annual growth rate of 33.3% in 2022. According to IMF analysis, the size of the sustainable tourism market will exceed US$1.0 billion in 2022. Between 2022 and 2032, the market is expected to post a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23.4%. The share of the global sustainable […]

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Trading Enterprises Volvo ‘Walks The Talk’ with Global Launch of Exclusive Sustainable Sneaker on World Car Free Day

Volvo Cars teams up with the world’s most advanced everyday footwear brand, Casca, to create a limited-edition sneaker inspired by the Volvo XC40 Recharge Dubai, UAE: Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises, Volvo Cars’ official representative in the UAE, announces a new initiative that clearly emphasizes the automotive brand’s true commitment to sustainability. The global automotive leader is […]

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The adventure tourism market will generate big revenues in the future: leisure equipment, Intrepid group, ROW Adventures

This press release was originally issued by SBWire Edison, New Jersey—(SBWIRE) – 12/09/2022 – The latest published study of the Global Adventure Tourism Market by AMA Research assesses the market size, trend and forecast to 2027. The Adventure Tourism Market Research covers important research data and proves to be a handy reference document for managers, […]

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Reintroduction of Cheetas will boost tourism in Chambal: CM Shivraj Singh

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday that tourism in the Chambal region would increase after the relocation of cheetahs to Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. CM Chouhan mentioned that state tourism will benefit after the reintroduction of cheetahs. “We also run a skills center to train local residents who have been […]

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Seychelles island unveils new brand identity

Magical Seychelles again invite to visit. The appeal comes after her new look which was unveiled recently. The country, which is among the top destinations in Africa, noted that the rebranding was imperative and to allow easy adaptation to growing marketing and digital trends around the world. “It was the right time for us to […]

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Dubai’s first moon-shaped luxury resort may open soon: report

The Moon complex can comfortably accommodate 10 million annual visitors. Dubai is home to all things luxury, and now the city is set to have a gigantic moon-shaped resort soon. According Arab Affairsa Canadian architecture firm, Moon World Resorts (MWR), proposed to build the resort to provide customers with affordable space tourism in the field. […]

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Miss Ekiti Bolarinde Roseline wins the Beauty of Africa International 2022 contest

From Charity Nwakaudu, Abuja Miss Bolarinde Roseline, representing Ekiti State, became the winner of the 2022 Beauty of Africa International Competition (BAIP). Roseline, 27, beat 12 other contestants to win the highly prestigious crown in Africa at the 15th edition of the cultural competition held on Friday, September 9 at Ladi kwali hall, Sheraton Hotel, […]

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Waka About Africa organizes a FinTechTour conference | The Guardian Nigeria News

Under the theme FinTechTour: Unleashing Opportunities for Nigerian Businesses, the 2022 edition of the annual Waka About Africa (WAA) conference is set to be held. The event, which aims to forge a warm relationship between finance, technology and tourism professionals and stakeholders, is scheduled to be held on Thursday, September 22 at the LCCI Conference […]

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Kenya Tourism Board Launches North American Marketing Campaign

WHY IT RATES: To help the recovery of tourism in Kenya, the new large-scale marketing campaign “Real Deal Kenya”, aimed at the North American market, will offer flight booking options and special itineraries with seven partner tour operators, adapted to different many different interests and budgets. —Laurie Baratti The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has launched […]

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“Gringo Trails” screens for SIFF’s Sustainable Tourism Series

From the jungles of Bolivia to the party beaches of Thailand, and from the deserts of Timbuktu, Mali, to the breathtaking beauty of Bhutan, “Gringo Trails” shows the unexpected impact of tourism on cultures, economies and the environment, tracing some stories over 30 years. (Photos courtesy of SIFF) The Sedona International Film Festival is proud […]

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Malaysians and Indonesians seeking to market Nigeria complain of overpriced visa

On Tuesday, a team of Malaysian and Indonesian tourists visited tourist spots in Lagos to market the destinations to future tourists in their countries and attract investors. Their verdict: Nigeria needs to be more organized and its tourist visa too expensive. Some destinations they visited in Lagos were Terra Kulture, Nike Art Gallery, Lekki Conservation […]

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Tourism goes up in South Africa – World

A pilot waves to spectators at the Rand Airshow in Johannesburg on Sunday. Acrobatic performances were among the attractions for visitors from here and abroad. ZHANG YUDONG/XINHUA Tourism in South Africa has improved significantly in the first six months of this year, with the country welcoming over 2.2 million international tourists, a 147% increase over […]

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Lady Dentaa on recognizing African icons while they are still alive – KT PRESS

The 2022 Guba Awards will celebrate African icons, on the continent and in the Diaspora, doing amazing things in their communities and around the world. From top left (clockwise) Grammy Awards CEO Harvey Mason Jr, Dr Sylvie Nyamweya, WHO Director General Dr Tedros, MTN Benin CEO, Ufo Among the people who will be recognized on […]

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Rwanda names 20 endangered baby mountain gorillas

Rwanda has named 20 baby gorillas born in the past 12 months at an annual gorilla conservation event held at the foot of the volcanic mountains in the Northern Province. Aerial photo taken on September 2, 2022 shows a baby gorilla naming ceremony in Musanze, Rwanda. On Friday, Rwanda named 20 baby gorillas born in […]

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Jamaica and Kenya to collaborate on tourism

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said Jamaica and Kenya have agreed to collaborate on tourism as the two countries seek to strengthen their hotel sectors. Bartlett said the partnership will involve collaboration between the Montego Bay Convention Center and Kenyatta International Convention Center and followed talks on Wednesday with Kenyatta International Convention Center Managing Director, Nana […]

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Edo invests heavily in creative industry to become Africa’s culture and tourism hub – Nigerian Observer

Benin City: The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, said the state is investing heavily in the creative sector with the aim of becoming the home of culture and tourism in West Africa. The governor said Edo is developing systems and infrastructure and taking advantage of its unique opportunity in terms of location and […]

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Uganda jails 2 poachers for 17 years for killing lions

KAMPALA, Uganda A Ugandan court has sentenced two men to 17 years each for poisoning six lions to death in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Last year, the bodies of six tree-climbing lions were discovered in the park in southwestern Uganda, making headlines around the world. All had been poisoned, their heads and legs cut off […]

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Tourism Month calls on residents to travel within their own country

Along with the beginning of spring, many other international commemorative days are celebrated in September. From World Beard Day to International Day of Peace, the globe marks the memorable and important things, the wild and wacky things that make our planet unique, this month. World Tourism Day closely follows Heritage Day. Frequently referred to more […]

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Arsenal legend Gilberto Silva among this year’s guests to name baby gorillas in Rwanda

Former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva is expected in Rwanda where he will join other legendary figures from different parts of the world to name 20 baby gorillas during the 18th edition of Kwita Izina. He joins many other footballing legends at the club in naming a baby mountain gorilla over the past four years as […]

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Hahalolo hopes for an Asian network

SINGAPORE, August 30, 2022: Hahalolo, a social networking app dedicated to travel, plans to expand its presence in Asia-Pacific and Africa by the end of the year. Hahalolo has outlined expansion plans in the last quarter of 2022 in popular travel markets such as India, Indonesia and Vietnam in Asia-Pacific. It also plans to expand […]

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Making Nigeria a regional aviation hub

THE crisis in the aviation sector has deepened, compounding the country’s economic difficulties. With the price of kerosene skyrocketing, and flights grounded and disrupted, the situation has never been worse. As many of Nigeria’s highways and railways have been made unsafe by terrorists, the transportation system is in trouble, fueling inflation and disrupting businesses and […]

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Hotel group Alhokair cuts losses by 49% in first half as revenue increases

DUBAI: Endowed with funding of 551,000 dirhams ($150,000), The Waste Lab is bringing natural composting to business giants Hilton Group and Majid Al-Futtaim Group as it plans to turn Dubai’s desert sand into soil cultivable. Officially launched in the United Arab Emirates, the startup would tackle the problem of food waste in households and businesses, […]

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EDITORIAL: It takes bad men and women to kill public companies

By The East African Airlines from Kenya Airways to Uganda Airlines to Air Tanzania have been making headlines in the past week. The African Airlines Association, AFRAA, estimates that African airlines will record losses of $10 billion this year. The airline club attributes this to a spike in the price of aviation fuel, which has […]

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Belgian GP saved for 2023 after South African talks collapse

Hopes of a South African Grand Prix in 2023 have been dashed after a series of negotiations between Formula 1, the local race promoter and owners of the Kyalami circuit broke down, RacingNews365.comcan exclusively reveal. Although Formula 1, owned by Liberty Media, is determined to stage a race in Africa, a new promoter will likely […]

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Emirates to resume direct A380 services to Auckland and Kuala Lumpur

Emirates has announced that it will restore non-stop A380 services to and from Auckland and Kuala Lumpur, from December 1. The airline currently operates in both cities with a linked Boeing 777-300ER service, which stops in Kuala Lumpur before continuing to Auckland. The start of A380 flights will see the two cities disconnected and served […]

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Tourism revenue increases by 121% – NewsDay Zimbabwe

BY FREEMAN MAKOPAZimbabwe’s tourism industry revenue increased by 121% to $337.5 million in the first half of this year from $152.8 million in the same period of 2021,” said yesterday the Minister of Tourism, Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu. He said the recovery was accelerating since global markets eased travel restrictions this year, in light of reduced […]

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What is at stake for investors in the elections in Angola?

Angolans will vote on Wednesday for a new president and parliament in what appears to be the closest election for Africa’s second-largest oil producer since the country gained independence from Portugal in 1975. WHO ARE THE MAIN PLAYERS? President João Lourenço of the ruling MPLA, who has made reforming the corruption-ridden southern African country his […]

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Live News: Russia accuses Ukraine of the murder of Daria Dugina

Central bankers will pack their bags for a few days in the great outdoors this week. But unlike the rest of us, their annual August getaway — to Wyoming — won’t be a holiday. The Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, which kicks off Thursday, will be watched closely and for good reason. The beast of inflation […]

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Unforgettable prisons | Sunday Observer

Prisons can be considered unforgettable places when studying the political history of a country. The prisons where thousands of compatriots guilty before the law were held were for centuries places off-limits to the general public. However, as the legal provisions regarding prisons have undergone several changes and many prisons have now been moved, many of […]

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All set for 7th Argungu Polo Tournament Culture Day – Saturday Magazine – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Having lived up to its reputation as one of the most spectacular and visited African polo and cultural tourism festivals in Nigeria, the annual Argungu Polo Tournament and Cultural Festival is set for its edition. 2022. The Argungu Polo Tournament and Cultural Festival serves the domestic and incoming Nigerian markets, offering the majesty of the […]

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Duty Free Retail Market to Register CAGR of 8.56%, International Tourism Growth to Drive Growth

This report covers market trends, vendor analysis, and growth opportunities to improve your business. Download a FREE Sample PDF Report Duty Free Retail Market: Vendor Analysis Aer Rianta International, Changi Airport Group Singapore Pte. Ltd., China Duty Free Group Co. Ltd., Delhi Duty Free Services Pvt. Ltd., DFS Group Ltd., Dubai Duty Free, Dufry AG, […]

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Emirates suspends operations over $85m trapped in Nigeria

Stakeholders from the Nigerian hospitality and tourism industry gathered at Hotel Expo Nigeria 2022, with Interswitch, Africa’s leader in integrated payments and digital commerce, as one of its sponsors, to discuss the way forward for the sector which has faced unprecedented challenges occasioned by the COVID -19 pandemic. The event, recently held at the Landmark […]

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Ukraine is behind three explosions in Crimea, Ukrainian government report says

By Vasco Cotovio and Tara John, CNN Ukraine was behind three explosions that rocked Russian military installations in the annexed Crimea province last week, including an explosion at a Russian air base on the west coast of the peninsula that destroyed several planes, according to a Ukrainian government report released internally and shared with CNN […]

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flynas enjoys a solid first half

Saudi Arabia’s leading low-cost carrier, flynas, recorded its most successful first half since the pandemic. flynas reported an increasing number of several aspects of its operations, indicating its continued growth. Let’s look at what the airline has been up to for the past six months. Doubling its operational performance flynas carried around 4 million passengers […]

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Dollar scarcity another pandemic against Nigerian tourism – NTDC DG

The President of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Mr. Solomon Adodo, has urged young people to be actively involved in politics and governance, in order to chart a better future for the country.Adodo said at an awards ceremony hosted by NYCN in Abuja that it was important for young people to lead the […]

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President Al-Sisi hires 13 new ministers and thanks former ministers for their work

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi reshuffled his cabinet and sent it to parliament for approval on Saturday, appointing 13 new ministers. He also thanked all ministers who have completed their term and wished the newly appointed ministers success in their new roles. “I called on the House of Representatives to meet today to discuss the amendment […]

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This week: Kenya mandates coding in schools

Plus: the hackers want ShopRite to pay for their customers’ data. Editor’s note Week 32, 2022 Reading time: 5 minutes We have the impression of being in a precarious period. Despite the looming global economic downturn, Africa’s tech ecosystem continues to raise capital, even though things are tough. But they say it is precisely at […]

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Discovering African space fashion artists

Afronauts Collection: Afronauts Zipper-Knee Windbreaker Pants: Source: MIZIZI Space technology and exploration have had visible effects on various industries, including agriculture, energy, banking, education, healthcare, and aviation, to name a few. The fashion industry has not been left out of the creativity and business opportunities the space presents. From fashion design to materials engineering, the […]

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Conference Tourism in Rwanda Records Growth of 490% | The new times

Rwanda is seeking to fully recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on conference tourism in the country, said Nelly Mukazayire, Managing Director of the Rwanda Convention Bureau (RCB). During the last fiscal year, more than $38.5 million was raised at 86 conferences which attracted more than 18,400 international visitors. The outlook represents record […]

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International tourism on the way to full recovery, says UN agency

Giraffe browsing in Nairobi National Park, Nairobi. [Elvis Ogina, Standard] International tourism continues to show signs of recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). UNWTO says there has been a strong rebound in the first five months of this year, with nearly […]

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The luxury tourism market will reach $82 billion by 2030, according to Global Market Insights Inc.

The major players in the luxury travel market are Audley Travel, Travelopia, Backroads, G Adventures, Jet2 Holidays, TUI Group, thomas cook (India) Ltd., Silversea Cruises and Abercrombie & Kent USA, LLC. SELBYVILLE, Del., August 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The luxury tourism market is expected to register a evaluation of $82 billion by 2030as noted in […]

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Ink Worldwide appointed media representative for Zawya

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: – Ink worldwide, a member of Omada, the leading performance-based digital marketing and online advertising company in the MENA region, has announced its latest appointment as Media Representative for Zawya by Refinitiv Middle East, a London Exchange Group (LSEG), one of the world’s largest providers of financial market data and infrastructure. […]

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Tourists from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Poland love South Africa as travelers look for ‘different things’

Flight search data from global travel search site Cheapflights.co.za shows that flight searches for travel to South Africa in the second half of 2022 are returning to pre-pandemic levels. More and more potential tourists from as far away as Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Poland are considering coming to South Africa, while those from traditional source […]

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Menparekraf: wellness tourism, key to the recovery of the national and global tourism sector and the creative economy

Solo, Central Java, August 5, 2022 – Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy/Head of Tourism and Creative Economy (Menparekraf) Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno said wellness tourism is key to the recovery of the national and global tourism sector and the creative economy. Inaugurating the “International Wellness Tourism Conference and Festival (IWTCF) 2022” which was marked by […]

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The President attends the annual STA graduation ceremony

President Wavel Ramkalawan was the guest of honor at the annual Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) graduation ceremony held at the auditorium of the University of Seychelles (UniSey), Anse Royal yesterday afternoon. Graduates who attended the morning session due to space constraints, joined the others in the afternoon. Two hundred graduates who have successfully completed their […]

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Italian Salvini pledges to move migrant centers to North Africa

Milan, Italy – Italy’s right-wing former interior minister Matteo Salvini put migration at the center of his election campaign during a visit on Thursday to Italy’s southernmost island, Lampedusa, a gateway for tens of thousands of people crossing the perilous central Mediterranean Sea into Italian territory each year. . Salvini pledged to move testing centers […]

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Government aims to earn 380 billion shillings from tourism-related meetings

The government will seek to earn at least $100 million (Shs387.3b) from organizing tourism-related meetings, conferences and events in four years, according to the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB). Addressing bankers at the Uganda Bankers Association Annual Conference, Mr. Daudi Migereko, President of UTB, said the banking sector must support tourism by providing funds to achieve […]

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Incredible Growth of Tourism Vacation Franchise Market 2022 by Share, Size, Growth, Segments, Revenue and Key Manufacturers

This full report on Tourist Vacation Franchise Market provides real information about global and regional market statistics and status. Its field of study extends from the market situation to comparative pricing between key players, spending in specific market areas and profit. It represents a comprehensive and succinct analysis report of major competitors and price statistics […]

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For the next SA T20 league, CSA signs more than 25 players

The upcoming SA T20 league has attracted more than 25 cricketers so far. Cricket South Africa (CSA) is ready to host the event. Moreover, it will be released on screens and will take place in January of the following year. It is expected to be ten players from Sri Lanka and ten of West Indies […]

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Tourism body says DoT has not ‘cleared’ backlog of vehicle operating permits

The SA Tourism Services Association (Satsa) has called a statement by the Department of Transport (DoT) regarding the backlog of vehicle operating licenses for tour operators “misleading” and “false”. The DoT assured tour operators in a statement released Sunday – under the title Department of Transportation clears backlog of business licenses for tour operators in […]

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“Nigerian and Ghanaian media need collaboration to boost West Africa’s economy”

Sustained collaboration between the Nigerian and Ghanaian media, which could ensure that each focuses more on the positive aspects of the other country, would be a game-changer in the quest to accelerate West African economic integration, said the US-based Ghanaian media entrepreneur, Charles Nimmo Ntiamoah-Mensah Told MARTIN-LUTHER C. KING in Accra. He also said that […]

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North West University: North West University is Home to High Quality Subject Offerings | India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

Ever wanted to pursue a career in medical science, public health, or hospitality and tourism? These are the top-ranked subject offerings at North-West University (NWU) according to the latest ShanghaiRanking Consultancy rankings. ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) report for 2022 reaffirms that NWU is a steady contender for high-quality subject offerings. It identifies […]

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VICTOIRE INGABIRE UMUHOZA – Without political reforms, Rwandans will continue to seek refuge abroad

Download PDFPrint the article Rwanda, a country to which the UK is considering deporting asylum seekers, has been producing refugees since its independence on July 1, 1962. Successive regimes have used all means to stay in power, refusing to implement governance reforms and forcing the country to experience cycles of violence that have led Rwandans […]

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Abbott World Marathon Majors looking to add a seventh marathon

The Abbott World Marathon Majors plan to move to a seventh marathon by 2025 and have announced the three races in contention. The Sydney Marathon in Australia, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in South Africa and the Chengdu Marathon in China are among the three candidates. Arrival of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon. […]

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International Symposium on Responsible Tourism on August 30

To implement the model, aimed at the development of village and local communities, the eradication of poverty and the emphasis on women’s empowerment, the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board, in association with the ADTOI- MP Chapter (Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India), organizes an international symposium on Tourism Responsibility for the “International Center for Responsible […]

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British tourist’s 15-year prison sentence for antiquities smuggling overturned by Iraqi appeals court

After spending six and a half weeks in Baghdad’s infamous Rusafa prison for smuggling antiquities, retired British geologist James Fitton will soon be a free man. A statement released by his family today (July 26) said: ‘We were informed this morning that the Court of Appeal has decided to overturn the verdict of the Criminal […]

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What to know about the local African festival

Cincinnati’s premier African cultural event returns to the region. The African Professionals Network (APNET) will host AfriFest Cincy: the taste of Africa July 30 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Burnet Woods Park. Here’s everything you need to know about the annual event. What is AfriFest Cincy: Taste of Africa? AfriFest Cincy is a […]

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Middle Eastern countries wake up to damage from climate change

CAIRO (AP) – Temperatures in the Middle East have risen much faster than the world average over the last three decades. Rainfall has decreased and experts predict droughts will be more frequent and severe. The Middle East is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to the impact of climate change – and […]

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Lavrov visits Cairo as Russia tries to break diplomatic isolation | News | DW

On Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at the start of his wider Africa tour. The trip aims to ease Russia’s diplomatic isolation amid the war on Ukraine. Lavrov was also meeting with the secretary general of the Arab League and addressing members […]

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Namibia: dysfunctional European airports Dent Nam Tourism

DYSFUNCTIONAL airports in Namibia’s main tourist markets could limit the number of flights into Namibia, thus limiting tourist inflows into the country, until the situation is resolved. According to a report by Simonis Storm, in countries across Europe, thousands of flight cancellations have occurred due to staff shortages at airports and airlines. The report says […]

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Imoke instructs FG and States on incentives for operators to develop the tourism sector

Former Governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke has instructed government at all levels to make incentives a key factor in stimulating operators in the tourism sector to effectively stimulate the development and promotion of tourism. tourism to a more enviable level in Nigeria. The tourism enthusiast and strategist noted that this is the […]