Tag: West Africa

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

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

mm Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019 01:49 0

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism are not overlooked by the largest ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 14:49 0

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch flights to Rabat, Morocco on 29 May 2019. Services to the Moroccan capital will be ... Read More

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 17:59 0

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

Emirates and Africa World Airlines ink interline agreement

Emirates and Africa World Airlines ink interline agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:11 0

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

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:07 0

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s Kotoka International Airport to 5 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- March 27, 2019 02:05 0

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

The new Hawaii of Africa

The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019 23:10 0

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 kilometers) of North Atlantic Ocean ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 16:15 0

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

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56 0

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your “fix” of fabulous furnishings and ... Read More

Ghana beefs up leisure tourism

editor editor- January 29, 2019 21:16 0

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) generated 66.5% of direct Travel & Tourism GDP in 2017 ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines to restructure its entire US route network

Ethiopian Airlines to restructure its entire US route network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 16:22 0

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will re-structure its U.S. network, opening new destination, adding frequencies and shifting gateways as of the summer of 2019. The ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:21 0

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

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 18:30 0

Africa hit a 63 million high in international tourist arrivals in 2017, as compared to 58 M in 2016 (+ 9% vs 2016); according to ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40 0

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

African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 23:20 0

The pirates attacked the Panama-flagged ship MSC Mandy with a Russian crew off the coast of Benin in West Africa. According to Russia’s Maritime and ... Read More

South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service

South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 18:05 3

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

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27 1

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

RwandAir – where dream has turned into reality

RwandAir – where dream has turned into reality

editor editor- March 4, 2013 05:39 0

(eTN) - While in Rwanda last week, news emerged from the corridors of RwandAir, that Accra, Ghana, will become the airline’s 15th destination by the ... Read More

New West Africa venture may point the way for Air Uganda

New West Africa venture may point the way for Air Uganda

editor editor- November 6, 2012 07:40 0

UGANDA (eTN) - The partnership between Air France and AKFED in the new Air Cote Ivoire with a 20 and 15 percent shareholding in the ... Read More

US citizen abducted in Benin

US citizen abducted in Benin

editor editor- May 29, 2012 07:04 0

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

West African countries call for permanent African seat on Security Council

editor editor- September 28, 2011 08:16 0

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

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

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

editor editor- September 27, 2011 04:54 0

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

Parks in Africa receive global support for sustainble tourism efforts

Parks in Africa receive global support for sustainble tourism efforts

editor editor- June 4, 2011 05:08 0

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

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

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

editor editor- March 19, 2011 04:18 0

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

New Senegalese carrier aims to reconquer market

editor editor- January 21, 2011 03:59 0

Dakar, Senegal - Newly launched regional airline called Senegal Airlines will begin service to neighboring countries in West Africa on January 25. Read More

African migrants and hash treatment in Africa and Europe

African migrants and hash treatment in Africa and Europe

editor editor- January 18, 2008 09:12 0

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

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