Tag: West Africa

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board
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ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

mm Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism ... Read More

Qatar Airways expands agreement with Royal Air Maroc, launches services to Rabat
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Qatar Airways expands agreement with Royal Air Maroc, launches services to Rabat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch flights to Rabat, Morocco on 29 May 2019. Services to ... 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

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

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

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

The new Hawaii of Africa
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The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 ... 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

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers
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NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your ... 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

Ethiopian Airlines to restructure its entire US route network
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Ethiopian Airlines to restructure its entire US route network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will re-structure its U.S. network, opening new destination, adding frequencies and shifting gateways as of ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors
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Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies
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East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian ... Read More

Africa’s travel and tourism: Impressive growth in the past year
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Africa’s travel and tourism: Impressive growth in the past year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

Africa hit a 63 million high in international tourist arrivals in 2017, as compared to 58 M in 2016 (+ ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year
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Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. 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

South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service
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South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

The flag carrier airline of South Africa, South African Airways (SAA), today announced that it will increase the frequency on ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

RwandAir – where dream has turned into reality
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RwandAir – where dream has turned into reality

editor editor- March 4, 2013

(eTN) - While in Rwanda last week, news emerged from the corridors of RwandAir, that Accra, Ghana, will become the ... Read More

New West Africa venture may point the way for Air Uganda
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New West Africa venture may point the way for Air Uganda

editor editor- November 6, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - The partnership between Air France and AKFED in the new Air Cote Ivoire with a 20 and ... Read More

US citizen abducted in Benin
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US citizen abducted in Benin

editor editor- May 29, 2012

A U.S. citizen has been kidnapped in the West African nation of Benin, a U.S. State Department official said Sunday. Read More

West African countries call for permanent African seat on Security Council
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West African countries call for permanent African seat on Security Council

editor editor- September 28, 2011

West African countries today called for enlarging the 15-member Security Council to give their continent its due representation on the ... Read More

West African officials call for greater UN involvement in fight against piracy
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West African officials call for greater UN involvement in fight against piracy

editor editor- September 27, 2011

Top West African officials are calling for greater United Nations and international support to prevent the region’s coasts from becoming ... Read More

Parks in Africa receive global support for sustainble tourism efforts
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Parks in Africa receive global support for sustainble tourism efforts

editor editor- June 4, 2011

International development banks, UN agencies, and intergovernmental organizations have pledged to support the sustainable development of tourism in a network ... Read More

Aman Resorts set to open its doors in Gabon, West Africa
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Aman Resorts set to open its doors in Gabon, West Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2011

The world famous Aman Resorts have signed up to open its first African resort in Gabon, in West Africa. Read More

New Senegalese carrier aims to reconquer market
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New Senegalese carrier aims to reconquer market

editor editor- January 21, 2011

Dakar, Senegal - Newly launched regional airline called Senegal Airlines will begin service to neighboring countries in West Africa on ... Read More

African migrants and hash treatment in Africa and Europe
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African migrants and hash treatment in Africa and Europe

editor editor- January 18, 2008

(eTN) - In recent times, the number of Africans heading overseas has doubled. Across the continent, West Africa and Nigeria ... Read More