Travel & Tourism

May 23, 2017
Zimbabwe’s visa regime is among Africa’s most restrictive, after it was rated number 21 on the Visa Openness Index out of 54 countries on the continent. Zimbabwe’s visa regime has…
May 21, 2017
Nigeria will process all tourist and business visas within two days, the vice president's office said on Friday, as Africa's largest economy, mired in recession, tries to improve the ease…
May 18, 2017
The European Commission (EC) has banned Zimbabwe’s struggling airline, Air Zimbabwe, from its airspace over safety concerns. The EC said it had updated the list of non-European airlines that do…
May 16, 2017
There are strong rumours that Nigeria could be having a national carrier in the shortest possible time as the Federal Government completely takes over two airline companies. A likely merger…
May 03, 2017
Botswana has introduced the Tourism Development Levy (TDL) despite resistance from the Hospitality and Tourism Association that resulted in its withdrawal last year. The Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation…
Apr 25, 2017
Further enhancing its commitment to ensuring consistent quality standards, the 4 star “Accra City Hotel” in Accra, one of the iconic properties in West Africa is the first hotel in…
Apr 25, 2017
As Ghana looks to diversify its sources of foreign exchange, it has aggressive plans to expand its tourism capacity, with an ambitious proposal for coastline development on the table and…
Apr 17, 2017
Accra, April 13, GNA - Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has signed a codeshare agreement with Air Europa, taking effect, from April 11, 2017. A statement issued in Accra…
Apr 02, 2017
Twelve of a group of 100 white rhinos have left South Africa on a plane to Botswana to protect them from poachers. A spokesman for the Rhinos Without Borders group…
Mar 28, 2017
Tourism in Ghana is the fourth highest foreign exchange earner with a huge potential of overtaking gold, cocoa, foreign remittances and oil. This is against the backdrop of a relatively…
Mar 20, 2017
South Africa’s enviable position as a world class wine industry was and still not achieved on a silver platter. Critically acclaimed iconic white and red wines with rich history and…
Mar 14, 2017
Entry of the mobile technology ride-sharing service, Uber, into passenger transport markets across the world has brought disruptive competition with substantial benefits to consumers. Africa is no exception. Uber is…
Mar 10, 2017
A former House of Representative member and Chairman Project Tourism Committee, Hon. Ned Nwoko, has offered to sponsor 100 tourism investors willing to visit Nigeria for exploration of Nigerian tourism…
Mar 08, 2017
The Federal Government on Monday announced its readiness to ensure seamless operation at Kaduna International Airport as Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja closes today March 8 for runway repairs. The…

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