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Global hotel trend predictions for 2016

In 2008, the global hotel industry was worth $447 billion US dollars. It experienced a dip in 2009 decreasing significantly to $395 billion US dollars

By Michelle Mangan 3 Feb 2016

WTA nominees for Africa and Indian Ocean unveiled

World Travel Awards (WTA) unveiled the nominees for the upcoming Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016, the first event on the annual Grand Tour...

2 Feb 2016

20 million Africans rely on tourism sector

Africa is one of the world's fastest-growing tourist destinations, second only to Southeast Asia and employing some 20 million people...

18 Jan 2016

Kenya announces incentives for tourists

Speaking at the opening of Kenya's first luxury yachting marina (English Point Marina) in Mombasa on Tuesday, H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled...

15 Jan 2016

Tourism professionals urged to attend WTM Africa

Now in its third year and taking place 6-8 April 2016, B2B exhibition World Travel Market Africa hosts a nexus for the inbound and outbound African travel...

15 Jan 2016

#KenyaLive - broadcasting for wildlife lovers

Kenya's stunning wildlife is set to be showcased with two world firsts in a series of live web broadcasts using new state-of-the-art technology...

11 Jan 2016

Four stops to make when traveling Zambia

Zambia embodies the rugged beauty of Southern Africa and with the bustling capital of Lusaka, its potential is much more than it is given credit for...

7 Jan 2016

Campaign to boost Kenya's tourism on internet launched

An international brand campaign aimed at promoting Kenya as a tourism and investment destination has launched an initiative to broadcast Kenyan wildlife live on the Internet...

By Waga Odongo 6 Jan 2016 names Best Low Cost Airline

For the second consecutive year, kulula has scooped the award for "Best Low Cost Airline Middle East/Africa 2016" in the Airline Excellence Awards hosted by

3 Dec 2015

Impact of Paris terrorist attacks on travel and tourism demand

Following the 13 November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, where 129 people lost their lives, the outlook for travel and tourism demand in the city...

By Caroline Bremner 19 Nov 2015

Etihad Airways and TCA Abu Dhabi signs MOU to promote tourism

Etihad Airways signed a Memorandum of Understanding with both the TCA Abu Dhabi and with Miral Asset Management to promote the global tourism appeal of Abu Dhabi...

12 Nov 2015

New multi-city ticketing solution makes global roaming easier

Gemalto is launching the next generation of its UpTeq Multi-Tenant NFC SIM which supports multiple transport applications from different city networks...

11 Nov 2015

Virtual tourism in Uganda

A new campaign codenamed Koikoiug has kicked off. It comprises a team of 'Instagrammers' who go out to capture sceneries of different towns...

By Edgar R. Batte 9 Oct 2015

[Relentlessly Relevant] 1. Lessons on innovation from a Soweto street vendor

Take the off-ramp near Soweto, stop at just the right place, and you will meet a man who runs an unusual food stall. It isn't part of any retail chain you've ever heard of...

By Douglas Kruger 4 Sep 2015

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