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Nigeria records 54.7% increase in international flight departures

By Kester Kenn Klomegah Russia’s tourism industry, both inbound and outbound, is badly hit by the war-ravaged crisis that unfolded in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine in late February. For more than two years, the tourism industry has been affected due to the spread of Covid-19 which has turned the world upside down. Industry […]

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Four county airstrips lined up for 151m shilling upgrade

Economy Four county airstrips lined up for 151m shilling upgrade Wednesday, April 20, 2022 By Bonface OtienoMore from this author Summary The financial allocation contained in the budget documents will see the rehabilitation of airstrips at Suneka, Sagana, Sironga and Gombe in the new fiscal year. The upgrades are meant to allow airstrips to accommodate […]

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An oil project in Uganda darkens the eco-responsible image of Total | Oil

Jhe French oil and gas company TotalEnergies has worked to cultivate a green reputation with climate goals and plans to increase renewable energy, but a massive oil project in East Africa casts a shadow over that messaging campaign. Total plans to drill for oil in a biodiversity-rich national park in Uganda and build a 900-mile […]

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Sydney Harbor lights up the sun as first cruise liner returns since March 2020 | Tourism (Australia)

The P&O Australia cruise liner, Pacific Explorer, is the first to make a return to Australia since a ban triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020. The $400 million liner, which has a capacity of nearly 2,000 passengers, arrived in Sydney on Monday morning. The ABC showed the ship docking surrounded by tugboats, with […]

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Why group travel is the real deal

Solo travel, much like group travel, allows you to slow down or pace your mind and body according to what nature has to offer. In Uganda and East Africa, you can get calm and soothing attractions as well as adrenaline-pumping ones from both sides of the world. Memories are created and retained. Tourism enthusiast Aisha […]

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Uganda: Museveni threatens action as Uganda Airlines delays direct flights to UK

President Museveni has said he will take action against Uganda Airlines officials for the flag carrier’s delay in operating direct flights to the UK. Museveni, who was meeting with UK Trade Envoy for Uganda and Rwanda, Lord Popat, as well as UK High Commissioner to Uganda, Kate Airey, said he would push the Civil Aviation […]

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Joe Root steps down as England Test captain – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

London [UK]April 15: Striker Joe Root resigned as captain of the England Test team on Friday, following the series loss to the West Indies.Root holds the record for most appearances and wins as England Men’s Test captain. His 27 wins put him ahead of Michael Vaughan (26), Sir Alastair Cook and Sir Andrew Strauss (24 […]

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‘We have a story to tell’: There’s more to the Seychelles than white sand beaches

The East African country, known for its tropical vegetation and powdery white sand, is an idyllic location for a typical beach holiday. However, Seychelles’ new tourism promotion plan aims to offer more than the usual resort package. According to David Germain, Seychelles’ regional director of tourism for Africa and the Americas, the new government wants […]

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Melbourne to host Presidents Cup in 2028, 2040 – PGA of Australia

The deputy. Martin Pakula, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events and PGA TOUR Senior Vice-Chairman Matt Rapp made the announcement in Melbourne on Thursday morning, with the host course to be revealed at a later date. Host course to the Presidents Cup in 1998, 2011 and most recently in 2019, the Royal Melbourne Golf […]

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Live Covid-19 updates: news on cases, vaccines and tests

The National Covid Memorial Wall in London is a place of mourning for the families of the victims.Credit…Andrew Testa for The New York Times The coronavirus continues to stalk the world at an astonishing pace, surpassing a grim succession of pandemic milestones in 2022: a total of 300 million known cases worldwide in early January, […]

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Luxury Tourism Market Quality and Quantity Analysis – Blackswan Real Estate

A new market study from Marketreports.info, the Global luxury tourism market, is expected to experience tremendous growth in the coming years. Analysts also analyzed ongoing trends in Luxury tourism and growth opportunities in industries. These shareholders include the following manufacturers of outdoor advertising: TUI Group, Thomas Cook Group, Jet2 Holidays, Cox & Kings Ltd, Lindblad […]

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Marine Tourism Market Size, Scope and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – This Marine tourism market The report provides a comprehensive overview of significant aspects that will drive market growth such as market drivers, restraints, prospects, opportunities, restraints, current trends, and technical and industrial advancements. The detailed study of the industry, development and improvement of the industrial sector and the new product […]

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Afreximbank announces $4 billion loan to help African countries deal with the economic fallout from the Russian-Ukrainian war

Below are the specific objectives that the loan program aims to achieve: It will support the financing of import replenishment cost adjustment for African countries, helping them to meet their immediate import price increases, pending adjustments in domestic demand. The loan will also support the financing of oil and metal buybacks by African countries so […]

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Health Tourism Market Size, Scope and Forecast

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The Badagry Museum, a sobering reminder of the long history of the slave trade in Nigeria

Published on: 09/04/2022 – 16:34 It’s Saturday afternoon and students from a primary school in Lagos, Nigeria, traveled with their teacher to the Badagry Heritage Museum to learn about the transatlantic slave trade. “We wanted to see how people were enslaved at that time,” teacher Temilade Akinola told RFI’s Africa Calling, as the tour ended […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Brand South Africa calls for calm, restraint and responsible citizenship

[Johannesburg, South Africa, April 08, 2022]. Today, Brand South Africa called for calm amid growing violence between citizens and foreign nationals in the country. As the organization charged with managing South Africa’s image and reputation, we urge everyone to exercise restraint, in order to avoid further loss of life and damage to the country’s infrastructure. […]

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SpaceX launch: Here’s who’s on board the ISS’s first fully private space tourism mission

Passengers on this trip — which includes former NASA astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegría, who will command the mission as an Axiom employee, and three paying customers — are scheduled to depart Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11 a.m. Friday. 5 PM ET. . They will ride inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, the same capsule […]

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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Here is what is happening and affecting South Africa today: SDR Fraud: The Ministry of Social Development said it will implement a host of changes to prevent further fraud related to the R350 social distress relief grants in the country. Thousands of government workers who did not have to do anything to receive the subsidy […]

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UMF presents a symposium on sustainable tourism with Simon Mtuy, Libra scholar and Tanzanian trail expert, on April 8, 11 and 13

FARMINGTON – The University of Maine at Farmington is proud to present UMF Libra Scholar Simon Mtuy, leader in sustainable tourism and world record holder, to the UMF Symposium on Sustainable Tourism taking place April 8, 11 and 13. The Libra Chair Program brings nationally and internationally renowned scholars to campuses in the University of […]

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2022 Global Golf Tourism Market Investment Analysis

Global market research examines the performance of Golf tourism market 2022. It contains an in-depth analysis of the golf tourism market status and competitive landscape globally. Global Golf Tourism Market can be obtained through market details such as growth drivers, latest developments, Golf Tourism Market business strategies, regional study and future status of the market. […]

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Luxury Safari Tourism Market Size, Growth and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – The research study on the Luxury safari tourism market offers you detailed and precise analyzes to strengthen your position on the market. It provides the latest updates and powerful insights into the luxury safari tourism industry to help you improve your business tactics and ensure strong revenue growth for years […]

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Ghanaian president launches global campaign to woo tourists

Photo by APC Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, said his country has embarked on a product improvement plan, in which several tourist sites in the country are currently undergoing renovations. /CFP Photo Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo has launched a global campaign to lure tourists to the West African country as his administration seeks to bolster numbers […]

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How tourism dollars end up in the pockets of poor Tanzanians

Better days for impoverished communities close to Tanzanian tourist routes are in sight, thanks to an ambitious proposed strategy that aims to position a multi-billion dollar tourism industry to boost the local economy. The Integrated Tourism and Local Economic Development (LED) Forward Plan will provide an appropriate way to transfer tourists’ money into the pockets […]

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Madhya Pradesh: Kuno of Madhya Pradesh will get 100 cheetahs from South Africa in 10 years | Bhopal News

BHOPAL: India will get cheetahs from South Africa if not Namibia, say officials involved in world’s first intercontinental translocation of endangered species, even as Namibian government denies reports they were trying to use cheetahs to gain support for the ivory trade. “…the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has denied reports that they have requested […]

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Space Tourism Market Growth, Analysis, Latest Trends and Forecasts to 2030 – ChattTenn Sports

“ Get a sample report Buy the full report Customization request Space Tourism Market 2022: Latest Analysis The report Global Space Tourism Market: COVID 19 Impact and Recovery – Global Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Business Strategies, Challenges, Growth Forecast 2022 to 2030. It is offered for the precise and strategic study of the Projector Industry […]

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South Africa calls for investment to drive economic transformation

South Africa managed to secure more than $20 billion (nearly €18 billion) in pledges at this year’s South Africa Investment Conference in Johannesburg. Africa’s most industrialized economy is on the verge of reaching its target of 100 billion dollars (90 billion euros) in investments over five years. Positioning South Africa as a global investment hub […]

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South Africa eases COVID-19 restrictions in hopes of boosting tourism industry

South Africa announced the easing Restrictions related to COVID-19 as cases continue to fall in the country. The African country is currently experiencing a moment of low transmission and, as a result, a drop in coronavirus-related deaths and hospitalizations. The eased restrictions include the end of mandatory mask use outdoors, and vaccinated travelers are now […]

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Women in tourism stimulated by an empowerment project

The event aimed to foster gender equality and the inclusion of women entrepreneurs in the sector. The UNWTO program sets a precedent for making tourism a tool for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment, using gender analysis and gender training to address inequalities and gender discrimination in the tourism industry. The department attended and participated […]

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Tourism Orientation Services Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, United States,- the Tourist Orientation Services Market report always aims to provide an in-depth understanding of the overall market. In order to secure the finances of the industry, it aims to provide some independent facts. Moreover, it provides data on market shares, market tactics, growth factors and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Saudi Arabia opens to tourists with US, UK and Schengen visas

Saudi Arabia has reinstated visas on arrival for passengers with valid US, UK and Schengen visas, the state news agency reported. “The reinstatement of the visa-on-arrival program marks the final step in bringing Saudi Arabia back to a pre-pandemic level of openness and making it one of the world’s most accessible destinations for leisure travel, […]

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South Africa woos Nigerian tourists

By Taiye OlayemiSouth African tourism has urged Nigerians to visit the country for the upcoming summer and Easter holidays. Mr. Thekiso Rakolojane, Regional Manager, West Africa, South African Tourism, said so on Thursday in Kano, during the 46th Annual General Meeting of the National Association of Travel Agents of Nigeria (NANTA). Rakolojane described South Africa […]

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Covid updates: New York City to end vaccination mandate for athletes

Shep Lupo, 5, with his mother, Mer Lupo, at a rally demanding the removal of the indoor mask mandate for the Los Angeles Unified School District last week.Credit…Caroline Brehman/EPA, via Shutterstock Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District were allowed to attend class without masks for the first time in more than a year […]

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Namibia: Change in Covid-19 protocols positive for local tourism sector – Research firm

The recent change in Covid-19 protocols is positive for the local tourism sector, investment research firm Simonis Storm Securities (SSS) said in a February hospitality statistics report released last week. “We remain positive in seeing an increase in the number of foreign arrivals as fully vaccinated people can enter Namibia’s borders without a negative PCR […]

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Global Travel Vaccines Market Outlook to 2028

DUBLIN, March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Travel Vaccines Market Forecast to 2028 – Impact of COVID-19 and Regional Analysis by Product and Application” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Travel Vaccines Market is Expected to Reach US$5,914.22 million by 2028 from US$3,078.94 million in 2021; it is estimated to grow at […]

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A French tour company has built some of the weirdest buses ever

GIF: Zazie in the Metro | Youtube I know I use the term “weird” a lot, sometimes on vehicles that do not deserve it. I still use it today, but I think you will agree that its use is justified this time. In the 1950s, a Parisian tour operator has taken Citroën U55 trucks and […]

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PHOTOS: Birds find a new home in Nyandungu | The new times

As many people eye the opening of the Nyandungu Urban Wetlands Ecotourism Park (NUWEP) which has been repeatedly postponed, animals have congregated in this 121ha recreation park. This place whose walls and sidewalks are decorated with volcanic rocks commonly called “amakoro” gives a clear picture of what life would be like if nature were allowed […]

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Went on safari to promote sports tourism

James Mwere’s passion has seen him grow from being a tour guide to owning a safari business. MJ Safaris offers gorilla trekking experience, wildlife safaris, bird watching, cultural tours, nature guides in addition to their niche in sport tourism in Uganda, Rwanda, DR Congo and Tanzania. Mwere takes advantage of young people to offer adventure […]

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Egypt exhibits newly discovered ancient tombs at Saqqara

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Saturday displayed newly discovered and well-decorated ancient tombs at a pharaonic necropolis just outside the capital Cairo. The five tombs, discovered earlier this month, date back to the Old Kingdom (1570 BC and 1069 BC) and the First Intermediate Period which spanned more than a century after the collapse of […]

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Uganda Vumbula Festival: Chameleone, Spice Diana, Coco Finger to Thrill Tourism Lovers

Uganda’s finest artists led by East Africa’s finest, Joseph Mayanja, also known as Jose Chameleone, will perform at this year’s Vumbula Uganda Festival, to be held at the Uganda Museum on March 19-20. This follows the success of three (3) trips across the country last year organized by Vumbula Uganda, an events company that reveals […]

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Safari tourism market | Business Challenges and Critical Success Factors

tourism-safari-market Download PDF example Get an exclusive discount Buy now The global safari tourism market is growing at a High CAGR during the forecast period 2022-2028. Growing interest of individuals in this industry is the major reason for the expansion of this market and this has led to several changes in This report also covers […]

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Tourists can now fly direct from Kruger to Victoria Falls

Image: Fastjet Zimbabwe A new direct flight, operated by Fastjet Zimbabwe, will connect Victoria Falls to Kruger National Park. The new route will, in theory, allow travelers arriving from Germany to skip South African cities entirely, thanks to new routes between Frankfurt, Mbombela, Victoria Falls and Maun. From April, Fastjet will fly three times a […]

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Travel Oregon Announces Travel & Tourism Industry Achievement Awards at Sunriver Conference

SUNRIVER, Ore. (KTVZ) — The Oregon Tourism Commission (dba Travel Oregon) announced Monday evening the winners of the 2021 Oregon Travel and Tourism Industry Achievement Awards, presented at the 2022 Oregon Governor’s Conference on the tourism at Sunriver Resort. The 2021 Oregon Travel and Tourism Industry Achievement Awards have been announced in the following categories: […]

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Tourism Insurance Market Upcoming Trends, Business Growth, Competitors, Company Market Share Analysis

the Tourism insurance market The report covers the entire global market scenario including key players, their future campaigns, preferred vendors, market shares along with historical data and price analysis. It continues to offer key details on changing dynamics to generate market improving factors. Its objective is to rationalize the company’s costs. You can also find […]

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What target market does agri-rural tourism have? Stita Group, Select Holidays, Field Farm Tours Limited, Harvest Travel International, Greenmount Travel, Farm to Farm Tours

The Global Rural agro-tourism market offers information advice on the business enterprise. Components such as overwhelming agro-rural tourism businesses, construction, rating, business analysis, SWOT and PESTEL analysis, and many viable models in the market area. Additionally, current and previous figures, report outline, figures, and tables provide a straightforward view of the Agri-Rural Tourism market. The […]

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Saudi Arabia could soon become a global tourist destination, says Greek minister

Economic focus on Russia: Seeking closer ties with India, stock trading remains suspended Russia has urged India to deepen its investment in the sanctioned country’s oil and gas sector as it seeks to expand Russian companies’ sales networks in Asia’s third-largest economy. “Russia’s oil and petroleum product exports to India have approached $1 billion, and […]

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Nigeria and Senegal join forces in new Africa tourism Broadway initiative

Mary Nnah Defending African Cup of Nations champions Senegal have contacted Nigeria’s largest and most influential travel and tourism trade group, the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), in the purpose of intensifying mutually beneficial intelligence and market capacity sharing relationship on tourism trade. While NANTA will bring the massive presence and experience of […]

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AR and VR in Tourism Market Size 2022 by Key Companies, Trends, Types and Applications, Forecast to 2028 – The Bollywood Ticket

The study on AR and VR in the tourism market with its type and application, sales analysis is very essential for all decision makers or strategists operating in this industry. The report is written by analysts with in-depth industry knowledge and experience. Global, regional and national annual sales and revenue have been studied for historical […]

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Kenya: Balala says Kenya is on track to achieve sustainable tourism

Nairobi – Kenya is implementing the COP 26 declarations on sustainability and climate change, said Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala. As part of its commitment to achieve sustainable tourism, Kenya has said it will limit the use of vehicle transport in all national parks and reserves to those using non-fossil renewable energy by […]

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Push to expand source markets for tourism, says Cummins – NationNews Barbados – nationnews.com

posted on March 9, 2022 Minister of Tourism and International Transportation, Senator Lisa Cummins. (FILE) – FP With war raging in Ukraine following the Russian invasion, Barbados must look beyond traditional source markets such as Europe for tourism activities. The Minister for Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins, shared this view with members of […]

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The war begins to weigh on the Russian tourist market in Thailand

Ukrainian and Russian tourists stage an anti-war protest outside the Royal Phuket Marina Hotel on February 28. (Photo: Achadthaya Chuenniran) Thai tourism faces another hurdle on its way to recovery as the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine begins to impact this year’s market. Russia was the main source market for tourists to Phuket during […]

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Rosier times for Kenya’s post-Covid economy despite election jitters: analysts

By JAMES ANYANZWA Listed Kenyan companies are offering dividends to shareholders for 2021, signaling a recovery from the economic fallout from Covid-19, although the prospects for the country’s full economic recovery remain uncertain. Election, fuel prices Market analysts expect political temperatures to rise ahead of August’s general election, higher fuel prices, lower agricultural production due […]

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United Airlines wants to fly from Washington DC to Cape Town, starting in November

(Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Cape Town is attracting interest from US carriers, namely Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Delta recently requested direct flights between Atlanta and Cape Town after an earlier call for a triangular route with Johannesburg was controversially rejected by South Africa’s Department of Transport. Now United Airlines, […]

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Why Cape Town is the greatest city in the world to visit right now

“Autumn” has arrived in Cape Town, but forget the wind and drizzle from home, it’s more like summer 2.0. The days are warm but not too hot, the nights are cool but not too cold. After two years of local and international redlist closures, the city of wine and waves is back with a pop […]