WTM Africa 2018 is excited to announce its inaugural WTM Africa Tourism Investors' Forum, a platform dedicated to connecting ministers of tourism from countries across the continent, with eager investors...
World Travel Market Africa 12 Mar 2018
With film contributing R5.4bn to the GDP and providing 25,000 full-time equivalent jobs, film tourism can become a lucrative part of the creative industries and can play an important role in advancing other creative sectors.
12 Mar 2018
"Although an executive may have experience earned over years of travel, they may not know the nuances and intricacies of emerging markets, many of which are still adapting and changing their norms and requirements to ever-changing conditions."
9 Mar 2018
Unlicensed tourism establishments operating in Seychelles have until 12 March to contact the Ministry of Tourism to change their legal status...
8 Mar 2018
The transformation of Victoria Falls to a modern tourist resort has started taking shape with the company formed to drive the process now seeking technical expertise to craft a tourism investment and development plan...
28 Feb 2018
"The hotel's planned facilities are geared to provide for a range of much-needed amenities in the city - additional conferencing venues, high-end food and beverage services, and a spa. Most exciting is the amphitheatre which will attract mega events into the city."
21 Feb 2018
Orlando Safaris, based in Windhoek, has opened its doors to domestic and foreign tourists and offers a full service for arranging and booking safaris throughout Namibia...
20 Feb 2018
Kenya has admitted that it has been losing tourists to Tanzania in recent years. The lack of adequate world-class hotels in Kenya had made Tanzania a better proposition for tourists in East Africa...
19 Feb 2018
Hilton continues to grow and develop in Egypt with the opening of the Hilton Cairo Heliopolis and by confirming plans for the debut of its luxury brand Waldorf Astoria in Egypt later this year...
15 Feb 2018
Visitor arrivals numbered some 11.4 million, a 10% increase over 2016, with tourists from "emerging markets" such as China and Brazil joining those from France, Spain and Germany...
14 Feb 2018
Rainmaker's Vista.360 virtual tours were viewed by more than three million potential guests focused on Namibia as a destination in December 2017...
9 Feb 2018
On 1 February 2018, Jumia Travel celebrated the second edition of the Nigeria Travel Awards, which celebrated hoteliers, airlines and travel websites for their contributions to the success of the travel, hospitality and tourism industries in 2017...
6 Feb 2018
With its sights set on the Nordic market, South African Tourism, SAA and local destination marketing companies including SW Africa arranged a mega familiarisation trip with the aim to drive inbound travel from Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway - markets which contributed to 60,000 tourist arrivals between January and July 2017, according to SA Tourism..
2 days ago
The New Horizons survey of more than 57,000 young travellers globally, conducted once every five years, provides an overview of the youth travel market, which WYSE Travel Confederation and UNWTO have estimated to account for 23% of international arrivals annually. While growth in youth travel globally seems a sure thing, a critical factor remains for attracting more millennial and Gen Z travellers - and it's not avocado toast or free Wi-Fi.
8 Mar 2018
Complementing its daily non-stop flights to Johannesburg, Cathay Pacific is set to launch a seasonal non-stop service to Cape Town - three-times-weekly from 13 November 2018 to 18 February 2019 - directly linking Hong Kong and the Mother City for the first time.
23 Feb 2018
Tourism Australia has resurrected Crocodile Dundee in a new Super Bowl commercial that has already reached hundreds of millions on the day and through social media. Some may have cringed at the ad reinforcing stereotypes about Australians as hospitable bush-dwellers, but this is actually a good strategy.
John Sinclair 20 Feb 2018
Etihad Airways' high flying executive Andrew Fisher travelled around the globe in the fastest time and in the fewest number of flights - a record-breaking feat with the Guinness World Records officially declaring his successful attempt a world record. Fisher clocked a flying time of 52 hours and 34 minutes, beating the previous record by 3 hours and 13 minutes, and using only four scheduled commercial flights instead of five to achieve his lifelong ambition.
16 Feb 2018