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Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government
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Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Noel Mignott with Special Recognition Award
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Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Noel Mignott with Special Recognition Award

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has recognized President & CEO of the PM Group, Noel Mignott, for his extraordinary efforts ... 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

South African Ground Transportation Kwela Fleet takes active role in African Tourism Board
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South African Ground Transportation Kwela Fleet takes active role in African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

One of South Africa largest and most established ground transportation operators, Kwela Fleet Management based in Pretoria, South Africa joined ... Read More

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?
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Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has named Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane as the new minister of tourism to replace Derek Hanekom. Until ... Read More

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement
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South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the United ... Read More

Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown
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Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

Hilton ( announced the signing of a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, South Africa’s largest REIT, to open a hotel ... Read More

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!
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African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African President, ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board
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Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air
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African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus ... Read More

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza
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South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to a ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?
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Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

African Tourism Board on EDU – Tourism: A united global approach
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African Tourism Board on EDU – Tourism: A united global approach

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019

EDU-tourism is the best vehicle for Africa, to integrate our expertise and change the normal programs within nations. These were ... Read More

African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling
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African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

The South African Deputy Minister of Tourism, Honorable Elizabeth Thabethe in partnership with  African Tourism Board represented by Vice president ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa
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South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Tourism ... Read More

Durban loves African Tourism Board and Africa wins
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Durban loves African Tourism Board and Africa wins

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

Durban loves African Tourism Board, and the African Tourism Board loves Durban. Durban is the official host of the largest ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok
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South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. ... Read More

South African Tourism appoints Trade Relations Officer
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South African Tourism appoints Trade Relations Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Sherwin Arends joins South African Tourism (SAT) as Trade Relations Officer, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination
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African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial welcome ... Read More

Trade at WTM Africa confident of market rebound for Seychelles
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Trade at WTM Africa confident of market rebound for Seychelles

editor editor- April 18, 2019

Tour operators visiting the Seychelles stand at the World Travel Market in Cape Town last week have expressed their confidence ... Read More

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: New South African High Commissioner to Australia
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Marthinus van Schalkwyk: New South African High Commissioner to Australia

mm Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019

News broke during World Travel Market Africa in Cape Town that effective Monday, April 15, Marthinus van Schalkwyk will transfer ... 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

African Tourism Board Launch welcomes Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA)
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African Tourism Board Launch welcomes Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

June Crawford is the current CEO of BARSA, The Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa, and has held this position ... Read More

Tourism Managers on the move: New GM at Avani Seychelles
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Tourism Managers on the move: New GM at Avani Seychelles

mm Alain St.Ange- March 25, 2019

The Avani Seychelles Barbarons Beach Hotel & Spa has welcomed Nico Vivier as its new General Manager. Nico Vivier arrives ... Read More

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town
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Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

Marriott Hotels in partnership with TED, hosted its first TED Fellows Salon in Cape Town, South Africa, sparking conversations around ... Read More

Club Travel Corp. welcomes former Travelex head honcho
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Club Travel Corp. welcomes former Travelex head honcho

editor editor- March 21, 2019

Kananelo Makhetha will assume the role of Club Travel Corporate Chief Executive on April 1, 2019 based at Club Travel ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

The Luxury Collection announces first hotel in Seychelles
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The Luxury Collection announces first hotel in Seychelles

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced its planned debut in the Seychelles with the signing of ... Read More

Air Seychelles to go daily to Johannesburg
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Air Seychelles to go daily to Johannesburg

mm Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019

Air Seychelles has earlier today confirmed that the airline will operate daily flights between Seychelles and the commercial capital of ... Read More

Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards
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Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards

editor editor- March 1, 2019

The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM London, will once again recognize the success of national, regional ... Read More

Qatar Airways increases flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town
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Qatar Airways increases flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Qatar Airways announced that it will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities
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Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

editor editor- February 27, 2019

Seychelles’ visibility in Brazil received an added boost last week as a result of the Seychelles roadshow, organized annually in ... Read More

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa
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Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- February 25, 2019

The new drive by KwaZulu Natal to go after more meetings and incentive tourism is good news for South African ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day
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India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

editor editor- February 12, 2019

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, has witnessed a significant demand ... Read More