AFRICA’S TRAVEL INDABA GIVES US CONFIDENCE OF QUICK REBOUND– TOUGHA PRESIDENT

Having led over 20 Ghanaian tour operators to the 2022 Africa’s Travel Indaba (ATI 2022), President of the Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA), Mrs. Alisa Osei-Asamoah has stressed her satisfaction at the platform the event provided to create business linkages. TOUGHA members took part in key engagements such as the CEOs Breakfast Meeting, South […]

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UNWTO CALLS ON START-UPS TO JOIN “AWAKE TOURISM CHALLENGE”

UNWTO has launched the second edition of its global flagship competition under the name of “Awake Tourism Challenge”. The competition will identify innovators who are advancing solutions to 6 different challenges, as well contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For the 2022 challenge, UNWTO will focus on specific areas that can help the […]

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ZIM TOURISM SECTOR RECOVERY GATHERS PACE

The participation of local tourism players in the World Travel Market Africa (WTM) tourism show in Cape Town, South Africa, last week is the start of the sector’s recovery post-Covid-19, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has said. The WTM Africa tourism show was launched in 2004 and attracts over 6 000 travel industry professionals for business […]

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SOUTH AFRICA REDUCES INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

South Africa reopens to international tourists The South African tourism sector is celebrating the relaxing of travel restrictions into the country. These changes should revive the tourist industry and provide relief to millions of people whose livelihoods depend on international visitors. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the changes in a statement last week. He said […]

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DURBAN PREPARES FOR TRAVEL INDABA 2022 RETURN AS AFRICA’S TOURISM BOUNCES BACK

After a two-year hiatus due to Covid, Africa’s Travel Indaba 2022 is preparing to welcome delegates from across the world to connect and do business contributing to the Africa’s tourism sector recovery. Tourism role players and media gathered in the city of Durban (voted ‘Africa’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2021’ at World Travel Awards) to kick-start the […]

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CHAKWERA LAUNCHES TOURISM MASTERPLAN – URGES CITIZENS ON POSITIVE TALK FOR COUNTRY

In a bid to strengthen tourism within the nation, Malawi chief President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera on Monday unveiled a mouth-watering $660 million tourism funding masterplan that can assist map up the infrastructure improvement for the nation. The mission beneath the plan can be carried out beneath the Public Personal Partnership with African Growth Financial institution. The Malawi […]

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THE RACE TO SAVE ZAMBIA’S WETLANDS

As the sun sets in central Zambia, orange rays reflect across the Lukanga Swamp, a vast wetland spanning 2,600 km2. A watery path cuts through the swamp’s reeds and purple water lilies, where dugout canoes pass daily, ferrying fishers to and from their floating camps. Among them is John Chisela, one of more than 6 million people […]

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WILDERNESS SAFARIS AND PANTHERA OFFER A CHANCE TO TRACK LIONS IN ZAMBIA

Wilderness Safaris and Panthera, the global wildcat conservation organization, have partnered to create an impactful journey to Zambia, dedicated to lion conservation. The seven-day, purpose-driven safari will be hosted by Dr. Kim Young-Overton, a recognized specialist in threatened species and ecosystem management. Young-Overton’s in-depth knowledge of the carnivores in these areas will steer guests through […]

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WORLD BANK LAUNCHES WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOND FOR RHINOS IN SOUTH AFRICA

The black rhino population suffered the most dramatic decline out of all the species in recent years. Between 1970 and 1993, the population of black rhino dropped by 96%, going from an estimated 65 000 to only 2300 surviving in the wild. Though the number has increased over the years, the South African government’s decision to […]

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VICTORIA FALLS WORLD HERITAGE STATUS HANGS IN BALANCE

There are fears the Victoria Falls could be delisted as a World Heritage Site following massive construction activities either side of the Zambezi River might have tampered some animal corridors and natural sites.  These have been carried out on either side of the Zambezi River, between Zambia and Zimbabwe since the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) added Victoria […]

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