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Category: African Tourism Board News

News and updates are relevant to members of the African Tourism Board.   What is important for the African Travel and Tourism Industry. Making Africa the destination of choice for international visitors. The official African Tourism Board Association News.

African Tourism Board President: African tourism is one

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 22, 2020

Looking to bring Africa together in the tourism industry, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is now working closely to encourage ... Read More

WTM Africa conscious about sustainability in travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

WTM Africa 2020 is tackling travel sustainability at macro and micro levels this year, by lining up a number of ... Read More

Attending ITB? How to cope with Coronavirus? What about you?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 18, 2020

Safertourism, PATA, and ATB will be setting trends over breakfast during ITB with Dr. Peter Tarlow - AND you are ... Read More

Where to travel during Coronavirus? List of countries and destinations

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

Coronavirus also is known as Covid-19 has become the biggest enemy in the global travel and tourism industry, but the virus ... Read More

African Tourism Board supports diversification of tourist products in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 15, 2020

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is looking to cooperate with African countries to develop beach tourism, marine tourist resources and ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO leaves Kenya with a smile

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

Kenya Tourism with the support of the African Tourism Board may play a leading role in initiating and advancing pilot ... Read More

Why travel to Africa is safe during coronavirus?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2020

Get away from the cold is what the experts on coronavirus are recommending. Where in the world is summer right ... Read More

Embassies to help market African Tourism

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 12, 2020

Setting new plans and strategies to market African tourism within and outside the continent, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is ... Read More

Coronavirus risk for Asians, Africans, Caucasians revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2020

What is your risk to get infected coronavirus? East Asians, Japanese, and Han Chinese are the most likely people to ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chairman met key ministers in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 10, 2020

Looking to unite the African continent through tourism, the African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairman Mr. Cuthbert Ncube had met and ... Read More

Istanbul to Malabo now on Turkish Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 8, 2020

Istanbul connects Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea as its 319th destination. It would give access to Equatorial Guinea from Europe, ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chairman addresses tourism gathering in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 8, 2020

Looking at Africa as a single tourist destination, African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairman Cuthbert Ncube said concerted efforts 'seriously needed' ... Read More

World Bank looking for tourism sites in Sierra Leone

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2020

The Sierra Leone Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and the World Bank have on 6th FebruaryWorld b 2020 held ... Read More

Green light for Luxury destination Villa Verte, Cape Town, South Africa

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 6, 2020

Tucked away in the hills of Hout Bay are two serene properties that offer the ultimate escape from it all ... Read More

Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo Opens “Promoting Intra-Africa Travel”

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 5, 2020

The 5th Annual Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) 2020 opened today, February 4,2020, kicking off three days of business-to-business ... Read More

WTM Africa named Best Overall Exhibition in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020

Reed Exhibitions Travel, Tourism and Sports team were recognized with eight awards across the portfolio at the 4th annual Association ... Read More

Wife of Lesotho Prime Minister faces charges of murdering his ex-wife

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020

An arrest warrant for Lesotho Prime Minister's wife was issued the day she fled the country, after refusing to report ... Read More

Coronavirus: Taking on the travel and tourism challenges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 1, 2020

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is rapidly emerging as a new and important to go organization for ... Read More

African Tourism Board advice on coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2020

Should you still travel to Africa? The Executive Committee of the African Tourism Board (ATB) had an emergency meeting today ... Read More

What is fueling rapid hotel growth in West Africa?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020

Today, Africa is seen as one of the most promising regions for hotel developers. Aside from small chains and independents, ... Read More

Tanzania Plans Public Private Tourism Partnership

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- January 26, 2020

Tanzania’s government is engaging tour operators over possible Public-Private- Partnership (PPP), as it seeks to open up the Southern tourism ... Read More

The biggest urban music beach festival in the world

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2020

The Ghana Tourism Authority, on behalf of the Government of Ghana, and Event Horizon, Organisers of the Afro-Nation Festival, on ... Read More

How to make money on American Travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Americans love to travel the world, including Europe, Africa, and Asia. According to the latest report by World Travel Monitor ... Read More

Cape Town Safety: Is Cape Town safe for visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2020

To make Cape Town safe is a big concern for leaders in South Africa. To make Cape Town safe for ... Read More

Africa Hotel Investment Forum set for 2 events in Africa this year

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 16, 2020

Africa's premier hotel investment gathering, the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) is expected to take place in 2 African cities ... Read More

Dr. Walter Mzembi leader of the new People’s Party in Zimbabwe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

Zimbabwe former Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi has been appointed interim leader of the newly formed People's ... Read More

Guide to Gorilla Trekking in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

Gorilla trekking in Africa is by far an unusual wildlife experience, something we consider a bucket-list adventure. Africa is home ... Read More

Emergency declared by the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issued an urgent call to action on emerging global disruptions that may ... Read More

Seychelles role in USA Iran peace talks?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020

Why Seychelles is the most powerful country in Africa? The Republic of Seychelles has less than 100,000 citizens but remains ... Read More

Whale Shark Season in Mafia Island

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 12, 2020

Visitors to Mafia Island are enjoying a fantastic whale shark season with daily sightings of multiple whale sharks offering excellent ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Sector Performance Report 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2020

Vacationing in Kenya! This is a favorite for American travelers and big business for the Kenya Tourism Industry. Witness to ... Read More

African Tourism Board is now a non profit company with Aloha

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2020

African Tourism Board was approved by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission of South Africa to become a Non-Profit Company. ... Read More

President Trump: US will not target Iran Cultural Sites

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump said in a press conference this afternoon, the United States would obey international law and not ... Read More

The US Iran conflict has African Tourism Leaders on the edge

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2020

The escalating conflict between the United States of America and the Islamic Republic of Iran is making travel and tourism ... Read More

Dialogue between USA and Iran? IIPT founder tries to open window

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020

The founder and president of the New York-based International  Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), Louis D'Amore is urging the ... Read More

African Tourism Board urgent appeal to Iran and the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2020

A war between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran will not only send fear to American travelers, ... Read More