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A visa-free Africa still faces hurdles

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The African Union (AU) and many of the continent rsquo;s economic organisations think so and want it to be a reality by 2020. It is not an entirely original concept (the European Union already has a visa-free policy for its citizens), and many experts laud the AU rsquo;s position, at least in pr ...

Enjoy Lagos Sets to Launch Africa’s First Ever Tourism Mobile Application

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Desirous to foster economic growth through brand awareness and increased patronage of local businesses, Enjoy Lagos, is set to inaugurate Africa rsquo;s first ever tourism mobile application. The product, which will stimulate the local and national economy, offers offering attractive discoun ...

AccorHotels Continues its Growth in Africa with the first Novotel and Adagio Com

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
AccorHotels, the world rsquo;s leading travel lifestyle group, announced today the signing of a hotel management agreement (HMA) with Noral, a leading private group in Ivory Coast for a combined 200-room Novotel and 110-apartments Adagio complex, in the capital city of Abidjan. Expected to open ...

Tourism: Aregbesola Flags-off Olumirin Water Falls Access Road

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has reiterated his commitment towards making tourism a money spinning venture. He said his government would not relent at making ecotourism accessible to tourists all over the world in order to boost the economy of the host communities and ...

World Travel Awards arrives in Rwanda

Friday, October 6, 2017
World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in Rwanda ahead of its Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 . The prestigious event will take place in the country rsquo;s thriving capital, Kigali, on 10th October, with hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry expected to attend the glittering red ...

ATA’s 41st Annual World Tourism Conference Showcases African Tourism

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Kigali, Rwanda ndash; September 5, 2017: The Africa Travel Association (ATA) hosted the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda from August 28-31, 2017. The conference, which was developed to promote tourism as an engine for economic growth across Africa, was attended b ...

Africa’s hospitality industry rises - says leading hotel consultancy

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
The face of Africa rsquo;s tourism and hospitality sector has transformed almost completely from what was once known as the lsquo;dark continent rsquo; whose narrative was riddled with stories of famine, poverty and political instability to lsquo;Africa is open for business rsquo; and home to some ...

41st Annual World Tourism Conference: H.E. Paul Kagame Confirms Attendance

Monday, August 28, 2017
Corporate Council on Africa is honored to announce that H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, will deliver the keynote address at the opening ceremony of the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda. ...

5 Unwritten Cultural Rules of The Yorubas

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The Yorubas are one of the major ethnic groups in Nigeria. They are mainly found in the South-Western part of the country. They are popular for two things-education and culture. In this case, we want to focus on the later which is culture. Although almost all ethnic groups in Nigeria are cultural ...

Osun Osogbo festival grand finale kicks off

Friday, August 18, 2017
The grand finale of Osun Osogbo festival which started two weeks ago is in now in full force as residents of the State have trooped out to celebrate the annual festival held at the Osun grove. Traditional worshippers and diviners from various countries are also around to grace the occasion. Th ...

Five Beautiful Things About The Fulanis

Thursday, August 3, 2017
One of the most malign ethnic groups in Nigeria is the Fulanis of Northern Nigeria. The news that makes headlines about them are their clashes with farmers. Thus, many Nigerians have the wrong perception about them. As such, Jumia Travel , the leading online travel agency shares 5 beautiful things a ...

5 Signs Your Visa Application Will Be Rejected

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The process for applying for a visa is very exhausting and rigorous. Hence, it will leave a sour taste in the mouth after serious planning, submitting and been interviewed for a visa, you end up being denied. As such, if you are about to make your visa application, then you should look out for these ...

5 Compulsory Tech Accessories For Young Travelers

Friday, July 14, 2017
Being comfortable on your business or leisure travel is essential even though it may not be 100%. A way to guarantee some degree of comfort is the use of tech accessories. The fact is forgetting these travel tech accessories can ruin your trip. So, these tech accessories are kind of compulsory, espe ...
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