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Traverse the best wine countries in Africa

For many, the mention of wine brings luxury, vineyards, dining and wining to the imagination. For other, fancies go all the way to romantic and exotic destinations...

By Josephine Wawira 19 Aug 2016

SA Tourism workshop connects SA product owners with travel trade in Ghana

SA Tourism recently hosted a successful trade workshop in Ghana, which saw approximately 100 members of the local travel trade meeting with some of the best South African product owners...

17 Aug 2016

Infographic sheds light on Nigerian travellers

Jumia's latest infographic has revealed that women only account for 22% of the travelling population while men account for 78%...

16 Aug 2016

Embracing domestic tourism in Africa

For a long time, Africans have perceived traveling, especially within the continent, as a non-essential. Euromonitor International, however, says this trend is gradually changing...

By Josephine Wawira 15 Aug 2016

UK launches new 24-hour priority visa service in Nigeria

A new priority UK visa service in Nigeria allows customers to process their applications within 24 hours...

12 Aug 2016

Newmark signs exotic Zanzibar property

Newmark has added yet another African property to its portfolio - the Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge, which occupies 1.5 hectares on the west coast of the island of Zanzibar.

11 Aug 2016

Hotel development boosting jobs, but where are the African GMs?

Tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa and Africa. News that there will be a significant number of new hotels developed over the next five years...

By Tim Smith 10 Aug 2016

Taking a closer look at equine tourism

Equine tourism has gradually developed across the world, being the center of attraction for some destinations globally, such as Iceland, the US, South Africa, and Kenya...

By Josephine Wawira 8 Aug 2016

Marriott Hotels opens first hotel in southern Africa

Marriott International has opened Kigali Marriott Hotel, representing its entry into Rwanda and Marriott Hotels' first property in southern Africa....

8 Aug 2016

Debating slum tourism: for or against?

Slum tourism, despite remaining controversial in relation to its motive, continues to gain popularity across the world, including in some African countries...

By Josephine Wawira 5 Aug 2016

PwC Outlook: SA hotel and tourism industry set for growth

Driven by an increase in the number of foreign visitors to the African continent...

4 Aug 2016

Pokémon Go adds to hospitality industry's business

Pokémon Go launched at the start of July, but businesses should not be obsessing about catching elusive cartoon figures, instead they should be focusing on how to 'catch' and keep customers by using this game...

2 Aug 2016

The Royal Escape: espAfrika's new curated luxury experience

espAfrika brings its latest offering - the Escape Experience - in a series of exclusive curated experiences designed to appeal to Africa's luxury market...

27 Jul 2016

What you need to know about the new 'African passport'

The passports will first be given to AU heads of state and government, ministers of foreign affairs, and the permanent representatives of AU member states...

By Fatima Moosa 20 Jul 2016

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