Travel & Tourism

Nov 13, 2017
Got some bitcoin burning a hole in your digital wallet? And paradise on the mind? You may be able to use it to buy a second passport. Fork over 49.3…
Nov 12, 2017
Tourism is a catalyst for economic growth in Africa – a key theme during the UN World Cities Day celebrated on 31st October around the world. The sector is especially important…
Nov 10, 2017
Zimbabwe will upgrade its main airport at a cost of $153 million in an effort to attract more visitors, state media reported on Thursday, as authorities renamed the airport in…
Nov 08, 2017
Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. is growing rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa and considering moves into more markets, despite sometimes violent opposition from metered taxi drivers, a senior executive said on…
Nov 05, 2017
Air Mauritius has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350 airliner powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine. Air Mauritius has six A350s on order that are scheduled for delivery between now…
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…

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