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Nigeria and Gambia to strengthen bilateral tourism agreement

The Gambia and Nigeria are set to improve collaboration in tourism with a view to bolstering tourist arrivals in both countries.

Qatari firm to develop “unique resort” in Gambia

The government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Katara Hospitality in Qatar, to develop a 'unique resort' in The Gambi

Turkey and Gambia sign tourism cooperation agreement

The Gambian and Turkish governments represented by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MoTC) and the ambassador of Turkey to The Gambia respectively, Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Gambia Tourism Board issues manual on fighting child sex tourism

The Gambia Tourism Board in its commitment to eradicate child sex tourism in Gambia constituted a task force committee for developing a training manual on child sex tourism.

Gambia: Skimming the surface

I arrived in Gambia not quite sure what to expect. I was there for a media forum and training workshop and there was little time to do much research beforehand.

Gambia minister of tourism and culture named new ATA president

The Honorable Fatou Mass Jobe-Njie, minister of tourism and culture of the Gambia, was selected as president of the Africa Travel Association’s (ATA) at the conclusion of ATA’s 35th Annual Congres

Africa Travel Association Congress in Gambia ends with pledge to build...

BANJUL, Gambia - The Africa Travel Association's 35th Annual Congress ended today with a commitment among Africa's tourism stakeholders to boost efforts to develop new public-private partnerships devo

United Nations World Tourism Organization attend Africa Travel Association Congress in...

BANJUL, Gambia - The United Nations Tourism Organization attended the Africa Travel Association's 35th Annual Congress at the Sheraton Hotel Spa and Resort in the Gambia from May 17-20, 2010.

Gambia gears up to host the Africa Travel Association’s 35th Annual...

With a little less than two weeks until the Africa Travel Association’s (ATA) 35th Annual World Congress begins in Gambia, stakeholders across the tourism spectrum in the West African country are ge

Eco-tourism project team visits Tanji Bird Reserve

The Tanji Bird Reserve got a visit from the project coordinating committee members and stakeholders of the eco-tourism project last Thursday.

ATA’s 35th Annual Congress will be hosted by Gambia

Banjul — Gambia will host the 35th Annual Congress of the Africa Travel Association (ATA) in May 2010.

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Gambia’s green monkeys suffer from tourist interaction

Years ago, green monkeys in the Bijilo Forest Park in the Gambia foraged for their food. They worked hard, expended energy, and ate wild foods appropriate for a wild primate. They were healthy.

Tourism in tiny Gambia takes a hit from financial crisis

Banjul — The young waitress waved at the empty tables as a clutch of idle cooks bided time in a corner of one of the Gambian capital's trendy restaurants, all eyes fixed on the front door.

Gay tourists face 14 years in jail

Barcelona - Two Spanish tourists who have been detained on charges of making homosexual advances at two taxi drivers in the Gambia face up to 14 years in prison for violating the principles of Islam, says the gay organisation FAGC.The Spaniards were being held at a police station in the coastal resort of Kotu. They were arrested on Friday after the taxi drivers reported them to police.