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  • Eni, BP in talks over oil and gas assets in Algeria
    BP and Eni are in talks over the future of their oil and gas assets in Algeria as the two groups increase efforts to refocus their businesses to tackle falling margins, rising debt and climate pressures, three sources said. Europe's top energy companies are cutting back their oil and gas portfolios to keep only the assets most likely to be profitable and redeploy capital for a transition to clean energy as uncertainty mounts over future demand for fossil fuel. By Ron Bousso, Dmitry Zhdannikov & Stephen Jewkes
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    WTM Africa 2020 visitor, media registration now open

    World Travel Market Africa 2020, which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre is set to be one of the African continent's largest and leading business-to-business travel trade show yet...

    5 Mar 2020

    Thomas Cook closes shop, 1000s of travellers stranded

    Huge debt, online competition and geopolitical events have spelled the end for Britain's oldest travel company, Thomas Cook, leaving hundreds of thousands of holiday makers stranded around the world...

    23 Sep 2019

    #YouthMonth: 4 African travel adventures for all generations

    It doesn't matter your age; we all love a good travel adventure. This #YouthMonth, we seek out incredible experiences to have in Africa that are perfect not only for Generation Z and millennials but all ages...

    By Jenna Berndt 27 Jun 2019

    5 reasons why a trip through Africa on the romantic Rovos Rail should be on your bucket list

    There is something impossibly romantic about travelling by luxury 'steam' train across the country. The gentle rocking motion, the rhythmic click-clacking of the tracks and flash of diverse scenery seen through open windows from the comfort of your private cabin...

    By Ruth Cooper 30 May 2019

    AAVEA launches boosting attractions, visitor experiences in Africa

    Earlier this month, the African Association of Visitor Experiences and Attractions (AAVEA) celebrated its inception with a digital media launch, with the aim to unify and elevate the attractions sector...

    15 Mar 2019

    Africa's Travel Indaba to be rescheduled

    SA Tourism has announced that the 2019 Africa's Travel Indaba will be rescheduled, after the president confirmed 8 May as the date of the country's general election...

    8 Feb 2019

    Tanzania tour operators lose hope

    Tour operators in Tanzania are losing hope over the government's delay to enforce the import duty exemptions on tourist vehicles as the clock ticks towards the onset of the high tourism season...

    By Adam Ihucha 30 Nov 2018

    Tanzania tour operators demand new tourism policy

    Tanzania's tourism is facing a pricing crisis causing the frustration of a multi-billion-dollar industry that wants to grow by leaps and bounds...

    By Adam Ihucha 4 Oct 2018

    #WTMA18: Bringing Africa to New York and New York to Africa

    NYC & Company became a major blip on our radar when it locked in the first ever city-to-city partnership with Cape Town to boost tourism between the two iconic cities. We caught up with Makiko Matsuda Healy, MD of tourism market development, to find out what New York tourism is all about...

    By Cari Coetzee 15 Jun 2018

    Tanzania's Serengeti voted Best African Safari Park of 2018

    SafariBookings.com compiled a definitive list of Africa's best safari parks and after in-depth study which included more than 2,500 reviews from safari tourists and industry experts alike, Serengeti was rated the best African Safari Park with an overall rating of 4.9 out of 5...

    By Alawi Masare 14 Jun 2018

    The top 10 cities for travel and play according to Mastercard

    The Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index: Play shows that special cities around the world are building a brand of fun, relaxation and enjoyment for like-minded travellers...

    14 Jun 2018

    Is Airbnb the antidote to overtourism?

    Airbnb's Healthy Travel and Healthy Destinations report shows that its platform and community model helps fight mass tourism, promotes sustainable travel and is changing the economics of travel and tourism to the benefit of local families and communities...

    31 May 2018

    Uganda turns to its dark history to attract tourists

    Gifted by Nature is a slogan Uganda uses to promote its tourism, especially wildlife, primates, and freshwater lakes. Now, Uganda plans to join countries such as Germany, Cambodia, Japan and Rwanda as destinations for what is known as dark tourism...

    29 May 2018

    Henley Passport Index: The most powerful passports in a time of global travel access growth

    While Schengen Area countries have traditionally topped the index as a result of their open access to Europe, developed Asian nations have been able to secure equally high scores in recent years thanks to their strong international trade and diplomatic relations...

    23 May 2018

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