Travel & Tourism

Jan 10, 2019
Cape Verde could be on the brink of a hotel development wave if the government fulfils its promises to improve infrastructure and transport links. It aims to attract more than…
Jan 07, 2019
Kenya’s earnings from tourism jumped by almost a third in 2018 from the previous year to 157.4 billion shillings ($1.55 billion), after the number of visitors rose by 37 percent,…
Jan 05, 2019
Qatar Airways, the national airline of Qatar, is expected to soon complete arrangements to fly Ghana, by next year. “We have already gone far with talks with the Aviation Authorities…
Jan 03, 2019
Fly Modern Ark and Cerberus Capital Management – a consortium of local and international investors – have made an unsolicited loan offer to SAA to the tune of R21 billion…
Dec 27, 2018
Zainab Ahmed, Nigerian Minister of Finance, says owners of yachts and private jets will begin paying luxury taxes from 2019.   Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Monday, the…
Dec 24, 2018
The Akwa Ibom State government is on the verge of making history with the floating of a state fully owned airline, Ibom Air.   This was announced by the state…
Dec 20, 2018
The UN General Assembly on Wednesday in New York endorsed the adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), the UN Network on Migration said in…
Dec 19, 2018
As part of measures to ease the processing of foreigners coming the Nigeria, the Immigration Service (NIS) has expanded its Visa-on-Arrival counters at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.  …
Dec 18, 2018
The top four positions are occupied by Seychelles, Mauritius, South Africa and Botswana with passport rankings of 27, 44, 57 and 58 respectively. The 2018 Passport Index has placed the…
Dec 17, 2018
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says a total of 10.9 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 163,646 aircraft movements between January and September. A statistics obtained by…
Dec 11, 2018
Uber Technologies Inc is planning to integrate into its app the bus and Tube timetables of Transport for London, the government body in charge of the capital's transport network, the…
Dec 03, 2018
Travel consultancy ForwardKeys confirms Addis Ababa airport had increased the number of international transfer passengers to sub-Saharan Africa for five years in a row, and in 2018 had surpassed Dubai.…
Nov 29, 2018
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has said he needs 38 visas to travel within the continent on his Nigerian passport. Many European nationals, meanwhile, waltz into most Africans countries visa-free.…
Nov 29, 2018
The third edition of the Africa Visa Openness Index Report, published by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union Commission (AUC), shows that although African countries are becoming…
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