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Bon Hotels constructs mega tourism circuit, boosts tourism in Nigeria

With the recent acquisition of 11 hotels in Nigeria, Bon Hotels continues to flourish across 14 cities in West Africa, making it one of the fastest growing hotel groups with 25 hotels established in the region to date.

2 days ago

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How Hilton will reach its 2030 social and environmental goals

On top of removing plastic straws from its 650 managed properties by the end of 2018, Hilton revealed it will double its social impact investments and cut its global environmental impact in half by 2030. An estimated eight million tonnes of plastic waste enter the ocean each year, and research projects that plastic in our oceans could triple in a decade. Plastic pollution not only impacts our waters and marine life but also our food chain and overall health.

3 days ago

Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka
Radisson adds Park Inn Lusaka to Africa portfolio

Radisson Hospitality AB has added Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka Longacres, Zambia to its expanding portfolio.

23 May 2018

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Henley Passport Index: The most powerful passports in a time of global travel access growth

Offering its citizens visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to a record total of 189 destinations, Japan takes the top spot in the Henley Passport Index. Germany and Singapore come in joint second place while third place is shared by six countries: South Korea, Finland, France, Italy, Spain, and Sweden.

23 May 2018

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#Indaba2018: Creating experiences online

While technology is disrupting the tourism industry, it is also bringing with it benefits to the industry and the end user. By 2030, 1.8 billion tourists will visit the continent. Africa can greatly benefit from technology to grow its share of the global tourism market.

By Danette Breitenbach 22 May 2018

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#AfricaMonth: Pave the way to Open Skies

It's just 766km from Entebbe in Uganda to Bujumbura in Burundi. Yet to fly between the two destinations, travellers often need to fly hundreds of miles east via Nairobi, or connect half-way in Kigali, making what should be an hour-or-so flight, a three-to-four-hour one.

By Natalia Rosa 22 May 2018

Creating business communities for African unity
Creating business communities for African unity

The run-up to the 55th Africa Day, celebrated annually on 25 May in parts of Africa and around the world in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now the African Union), is an ideal time to reflect on the opportunities presented by a new collective zeitgeist happening in Africa.

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TripAdvisor's top 10 destinations in Africa
TripAdvisor's top 10 destinations in Africa

Johannesburg and Cape Town have made it into TripAdvisor's top 10 list in the Travelers' Choice Awards for Best Destinations in Africa - listed alongside some of the continent's top destinations.

21 May 2018