Travel & Tourism

Nov 04, 2017
Emirates Vice President, Commercial Operations Africa Orhan Abbas said in Dubai that the airline will resume two daily flights from Dubai to Lagos and four weekly flights to Abuja beginning…
Nov 03, 2017
Hilton and Transcorp Hotels Plc, a subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc announced the signing of a 20-year extension to the current agreement to manage the iconic Transcorp Hilton…
Oct 30, 2017
In Nigeria, commercial aircraft fly fewer times than the recommended hours due to the infrastructure deficit. This results in huge revenue losses for airlines. When airline operators describe Nigeria's air…
Oct 29, 2017
Victoria Falls municipality has applied for city status, with the local authority saying it has capacity and adequate infrastructure to warrant the upgrade. The country’s prime resort town was conferred…
Oct 24, 2017
Business temporarily screeched to a halt in Victoria Falls town yesterday afternoon, as residents jostled to catch a glimpse of a huge luxurious houseboat which passed through the tourist resort…
Oct 20, 2017
South African tourism minister warned against the escalating violence between Uber and meter-taxi drivers, saying this affects the tourism industry. "In addition to the needless destruction of property and threat…
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…

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