Tag: Nigeria

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance
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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean
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World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week
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AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will come into force on Thursday. It will be the largest free trade ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?
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Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

mm Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019

Drinking champagne is a must in several events organised by tourism establishments in Seychelles. The festive mood that the sea ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries
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African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media ... Read More

Embraer delivers 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019
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Embraer delivers 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; B3: EMBR3;) delivered a total of 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), of which ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa
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Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline ... Read More

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans
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Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Accor is fast-tracking its development plans in Africa, leveraging its expanded portfolio to consolidate its leadership position in North and ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan
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Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years
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Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the ... Read More

Emirates and Africa World Airlines ink interline agreement
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Emirates and Africa World Airlines ink interline agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Africa World Airlines (AWA), the Ghanaian airline headquartered in Accra, have announced a ... Read More

Wings Travel Management Appoints Chief Operating Officer: Asia Pacific based in Singapore
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Wings Travel Management Appoints Chief Operating Officer: Asia Pacific based in Singapore

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

Wings Travel Management , a leading global travel management company providing business travel services to clients in the finance, construction, security, ... Read More

Etihad: Dream routes to South Africa, Nigeria, Italy
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Etihad: Dream routes to South Africa, Nigeria, Italy

editor editor- April 10, 2019

Etihad Airways is introducing dream routes in the form of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its scheduled services this summer ... Read More

2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June
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2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 2nd edition of the Africa Business and MICE Master Class will be held in Johannesburg at the BDO South ... Read More

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA
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Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair
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Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

Peacock Aviation taking legal action against Gambia carrier
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Peacock Aviation taking legal action against Gambia carrier

Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria Lucky Onoriode George - eTN Nigeria- March 29, 2019

Nigerian Peacock Aviation company that worked as General Sales Agency (GSA) for the Gambian Mid Africa Aviation Company Ltd. that ... Read More

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert
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About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

Drew Barrett, a Chicago based African American tourism expert and consultant, thinks the newly founded African Tourism Board(ATB) is very important and ... Read More

Why does Nigeria’s Health Minister say no to Medical Tourism?
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Why does Nigeria’s Health Minister say no to Medical Tourism?

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Nigeria Minister of Health Isaac Adewole has challenged physicians in the country to live up to their professional calling and ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM
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African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018
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Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according ... Read More

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand
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IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together
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India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference brings industry experts together

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 1, 2019

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology inaugurated the 9th India International Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research Conference ... Read More

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019
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Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

5.9 million passengers traveled through the UK’s only hub airport, kickstarting 2019’s passenger growth. January’s figures increased by 2.1%, as ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa
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Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018
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IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade
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World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making ... Read More

2,000 Nigerians still in Russia illegally long after FIFA World Cup ended
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2,000 Nigerians still in Russia illegally long after FIFA World Cup ended

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

Almost 2,000 Nigerian football fans who arrived in Russia for the FIFA 2018 World Cup are still in the country, ... Read More

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Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) generated 66.5% of direct Travel ... Read More

Global Investment in Aviation Summit to reshape aviation investment landscape
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Global Investment in Aviation Summit to reshape aviation investment landscape

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2019

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is holding the Global Investment in Aviation Summit on 28-29 January 2019 at ... Read More

Africa’s top 10 tech start-ups selected for new Airbus Bizlab program
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Africa’s top 10 tech start-ups selected for new Airbus Bizlab program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech start-ups that will take ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule
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Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International ... Read More

IATA: Healthy but moderating airline passenger demand
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IATA: Healthy but moderating airline passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced healthy but moderating global passenger traffic results for November 2018. Total revenue passenger ... Read More

Over 30 countries attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit in Dubai
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Over 30 countries attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019

The Global Investment in Aviation Summit, an initiative of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, will be held on 27-29 ... Read More

African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors
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African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

The pirates attacked the Panama-flagged ship MSC Mandy with a Russian crew off the coast of Benin in West Africa. ... Read More

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