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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 11:33

[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 12:00

Visa's #NotATourist campaign unleashes the imagination of travellers to Africa

DAKAR, SENEGAL: Visa, a global payments technology company, announced the launch of NotATourist, an innovative, full-fledged regional campaign aimed at driving international tourism during holidays...

15 Jun 2015 08:37

African airlines to post thinnest profit - Iata

Miami - African airlines are expected to post a collective profit of $100m for a net margin of 0.8% ($1.59 per passenger), the thinnest of all regions...

By Carin Smith 9 Jun 2015 08:47

Uganda: Tour firms want VAT, Visa charges revised

As Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) celebrates its award-winning triumph at Africa's premier Indaba tourism expo private sector players in the country's tourism industry have asked government to scrap the 18 per cent levy on tourism services...

By Moses Mugalu 19 May 2015 12:46

African tourism opportunities become more tangible

The Rezidor Hotel Group's Global Director of Sales and Marketing tells us about destination marketing, the first five-star hotel in Sierra Leone, and the challenges of marketing to/in Africa compared to the rest of the world...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2015 08:00

Emirates launches app for Apple Watch

When the Apple Watch becomes available on 24 April, Emirates' customers from around the globe will be able to enjoy the smart features and sleek interface of the Emirates app for Apple Watch...

18 Mar 2015 09:02

flydubai increases frequency on African routes

With the additional flights to Alexandria, Bujumbura, Juba and Zanzibar, flydubai will operate 78 flights a week to Africa...

12 Mar 2015 10:14

Social media broadens travel in Africa

This year's Social Media Week Lagos, 24 February 2015 is dedicated to travel and will be on hand to educate Nigerians on travel trends and how social media is helping to shape the future of tourism in Africa...

20 Feb 2015 09:23

Influential European makes 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech list

MD of, Marek Zmyslowski was recently nominated as one of 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech...

24 Dec 2014 09:10

Pro-African, pro-travel #BeEbolaSmart campaign launched

Safari365, in partnership with Cape Town Twitter celebrity James Costello, has launched a pro-African, pro-travel social media campaign titled #BeEbolaSmart, in an aim to alleviate fears and sensationalism...

17 Nov 2014 07:32

Kenya Airways and Airtel sign MVNO agreement

Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa and Kenya Airways have opened a new innovative chapter in the telecoms industry in Africa...

8 Aug 2014 12:05

Top spots in Australia to spend your vacation

Partying or relaxing? Australia is the best place to be. Down Under offers a lot... whatever your taste, Australia has it.

By Amelia Verona 25 Jul 2014 06:43

Hilton Worldwide opens DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar

Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton recently announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar - Stone Town, located 64 kilometers (40 miles) off the coast of mainland Tanzania.

7 Jul 2014 11:57

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