Africa tourism

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: […]

Africa cities

These are the 10 most innovative cities in Africa, according to the Knight Frank report

According to the report, African countries will emerge resilient from the Covid-19 pandemic if they are innovative and provide long-term social solutions to their residents, attracting finance and generating new demand for space. The research looked at over 100 data points applied to 29 capitals from a long list of over 500 cities in Africa […]

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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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Kenya Airways sees passenger revenue rise by a fifth this year – CEO

Kenya Airways CEO Allan Kilavuka speaks during an interview with Reuters at the company’s headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya February 11, 2022. REUTERS/Monicah Mwangi Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NAIROBI, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Kenya Airways is expecting a 20% increase in revenue this year, its chief executive told Reuters, as it […]

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KAA embarks on modernization of Kisumu airport – Kenya News Agency

The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has embarked on upgrading Kisumu International Airport to increase its passenger handling capacity. The Sh. $240 million upgrade will see the construction of a modern passenger terminal at the airport to increase capacity from the current 250,000 passengers to 500,000 passengers per year. KAA Managing Director (MD), Alex Gitari, said […]

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Africa heading towards COVID-19 control, says WHO director

Africa is entering the “control phase” of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing vaccination rates will be crucial in helping the continent live with the disease, said Matshidiso Moeti, director of the World Organization on Thursday. health for Africa. “While COVID-19 is with us long term, there is light at the end of the tunnel,” Moeti […]

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Kenya Barris reflects on impact of ABC comedy – TCA – Deadline

Blackish Boss Kenya Barris was just hoping to air a show when he first created the family comedy. Now in its final season, the ABC title starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross as mainstays of the Johnson family, has far exceeded expectations. “We wanted to say something that even though we grew up loving […]

Africa cities

Data shows quieter roads in South African cities

A specialist in location technologies, TomTom has published its latest Traffic Index, a report detailing the traffic jams in 2020 in more than 400 cities in 57 countries, including South Africa. While the ranking of the world’s most congested cities has changed very little from 2019, the big change is how much congestion levels have […]

Africa cities

The crisis facing Africa’s cities and slums

The Thomson Reuters Foundation speaks with UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif about efforts to slow the spread of the virus in African cities The coronavirus is changing the world in unprecedented ways. Subscribe here for a daily briefing on how this global crisis is affecting cities, technology, approaches to climate change and the lives […]

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Coronavirus highlights risks of swelling slums in African cities

By Laurie Goering, Thomson Reuters Foundation LONDON, April 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The COVID-19 pandemic exposes the risks of leaving the growing ranks of African city dwellers crowding into slums without proper access to water, sewers, transport and sanitation. other utilities, have warned urban experts. Not a single African city today ranks in the […]

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San Diego Zoo, Safari Park remains closed, staff paid, adds Butterfly Jungle Cam

A visitor to Butterfly Jungle 2018 receives a photo of a Common Blue Morpho. Now a live video has come to share the wonder. Photo by Chris Stone The closures of San Diego Zoo and Safari Park were extended indefinitely on Monday due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but officials said all employees would be paid […]