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Hilton scoops 16 major awards

The World Travel Awards acknowledges, rewards, celebrates excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Hilton Hotels and Resorts won 16 major awards...

15 Apr 2016

Explore the top 10 most sophisticated African cities

The continent's social, economic and cultural growth have created a buzz as one of the most promising continents in the world. More sophisticated cities will emerge...

14 Apr 2016

Who made the list: African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 finalist

Finalists range from a lodge set in the Ethiopian Highlands to a beach safety organisation - who will take the top spot this year?

5 Apr 2016

Africa's most endangered heritage sites

The alluring African continent is host to some of the best UNESCO Heritage Sites. Not only is it the cradle of mankind, but it boasts...

4 Apr 2016

How to remain relevant for the African traveller

As smartphone penetration across the continent increases, African travellers are increasingly looking for agents offering online and mobile services...

15 Mar 2016

Air Mauritius reconises top travel partners

Air Mauritius traveled the seven seas to identify, distinguish and congratulate the top travel performers over the last year. Guests hailing from the upper stratum of the SA travel industry were invited...

26 Feb 2016

Bahrain extends eVisas to African countries

Marking the third phase of Bahrain's new visa policy, it has introduced eVisas to visitors from eleven African countries which allows nationals from...

17 Feb 2016

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

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

#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

East Africa: Kiir declares free visa entry

President Salva Kiir of South Sudan has declared free travel entry into his country for all persons holding Rwandan and East African passports...

7 Jan 2016

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

New online platform to show how hip Africa is to global travelers

Hip Africa offers a definitive guide to the best spots to eat, sleep and play in Africa's best destinations...

17 Sep 2015

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

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