Travel & Tourism

Oct 18, 2017
The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has upped it effort at making sure that operators in the hospitality industry meet set standards as the nation aggressively pushes towards raising more revenue…
Oct 14, 2017
Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa in 2016, followed by Cape Town, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. Johannesburg welcomed 4.57 million…
Oct 14, 2017
Anthrax has been detected in dead hippos floating in the Okavango River, officials in Botswana said, after more than 100 of the animals were suspected to have been killed by…
Oct 13, 2017
Over the past eight years the South African government has spent more than 130 billion rand on public transport projects in the country’s main cities. The projects included the refurbishment…
Oct 12, 2017
Cape Town International Airport has been recognised as Africa’s best. Cape Town International Airport won the award for Africa’s leading airport at the 2017 World Travel Awards Africa gala ceremony in…
Oct 05, 2017
Kenya plans to attract low-cost airlines in order to increase the number of international tourists visiting the country, a senior government official said. Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism…
Oct 02, 2017
Kenya is set to get an additional 4,000 hotel beds in the next five years as per an estimate of international and upcoming brands that have announced plans of setting…
Sep 27, 2017
A group of 36 Dutch tourists were flying out of South Africa on Tuesday after they were robbed at gunpoint on Sunday in a brazen heist while traveling from Johannesburg’s…
Sep 13, 2017
Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, now owned by Facebook Inc (FB.O), will leave the messaging service company to start a new foundation, he said in a Facebook post on Tuesday.…
Sep 12, 2017
The South African government is said to be seriously considering selling its stake in telecommunication firm, Telkom, in order to save the troubled South African Airways (SAA). This has brought…
Aug 31, 2017
Uber Technologies Inc's new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi told employees on Wednesday the ride-services company would change its culture and may go public in 18 to 36 months. Khosrowshahi, who…
Aug 22, 2017
A total of 13 hotels are set to open their doors in Kenya over the next five years, growing the bed space by more than 2,400 rooms, according to a…
Aug 20, 2017
The Transport Department says both South African Airways and Air Zimbabwe have now submitted the foreign operators' permits required by international aviation regulations. All flights between Johannesburg and Harare were…
Aug 08, 2017
Tink Labs Limited, one of Hong Kong’s most successful startups that revolutionize travel and tourism, has announced its partnership with Ghanaian hotels to offer its mobile travel solution called, handy.…

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