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Africa’s travel growth exceeds expectations

Africa’s travel growth exceeds expectations

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, not only continuing the strong 2017 trend but exceeding UNWTO’s forecast
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Radisson Hotel Group makes major announcement in Nairobi

Radisson Hotel Group makes major announcement in Nairobi

Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group commenced the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), announcing the signing of 10 new hotels in
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Marriott announces expansion plans, sets a target of 38,000 rooms by 2023

Marriott announces expansion plans, sets a target of 38,000 rooms by 2023

From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) in Nairobi, Kenya, Marriott International has announced rapid expansion plans across Africa. Strong demand for select-service brands and conversion opportunities are driving the momentum
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Western Cape welcomes South Africa’s Visa relaxation measures

Western Cape welcomes South Africa’s Visa relaxation measures

Wesgro  - Cape Town and the Western Cape's Official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency has welcomed the amendments that were announced by South Africa’s Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi
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Kenya Airways is set to launch two additional direct flights from Cape Town to Nairobi operated starting on the 20th of November this year. Kenya Airways adds additional two flights to Cape Town September 12, 2018 3:23 pm - Kenya Airways is set to launch two additional direct flights from Cape Town to Nairobi operated starting on the 20th […]
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has been certified by ETA umweltmanagement Ltd Ethiopian Receives ISO Environment Management System Certification September 4, 2018 1:29 pm - Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that […]
ethiopian cargo flights bogota miami Ethiopian starts Cargo Flights to Bogota via Miami August 31, 2018 1:00 pm - Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, has commenced with its twice-weekly […]
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) Africans using Air Transport for cargo increasing- IATA August 29, 2018 3:36 pm - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight […]
Air Tanzania, has recommenced its flights to Entebbe International Airport in Uganda after a decade of absence. Air Tanzania returns to Entebbe International Airport after a decade August 28, 2018 10:13 am - Air Tanzania, has recommenced its flights to Entebbe International Airport in Uganda after a decade of absence. The airline extended […]
Travelport , the leading travel commerce platform, and FCM Travel Solutions (FCM), have announced an expanded long-term technology partnership. Kenya’s FCM Travel Solutions expands technology partnership with Travelport August 22, 2018 3:12 pm - Travelport , the leading travel commerce platform, and FCM Travel Solutions (FCM), have announced an expanded long-term technology partnership. Under […]
A new major investment and cooperation between Star Alliance Carrier Ethiopian Airlines and Zambia Airways may change the way Aviation in Africa will develop. How Ethiopian Airlines and Zambia Airways want to revolutionize Africa’s Air Transport August 22, 2018 2:10 pm - A new major investment and cooperation between Star Alliance Carrier Ethiopian Airlines and Zambia Airways may change the way Aviation […]
African governments have announced plans to revive their airlines amid stiff competition in the African skies between the continent’s leading African airlines companies and Middle East-registered air carriers. African airlines battle for survival through government backing August 14, 2018 4:23 pm - African governments have announced plans to revive their airlines amid stiff competition in the African skies between the continent’s leading […]
Better days are in the offing for foreign investors and experts, thanks to the government of Tanzania for reducing its longstanding bureaucracy in processing both work and residence permits. Tanzania expedites work and residence permits processing August 14, 2018 2:38 pm - Better days are in the offing for foreign investors and experts, thanks to the government of Tanzania for reducing its […]
Tanzania and Burundi have decided to go it alone vis a vis tourism marketing their countries. Some say this is another nail in the coffin of East African cooperation. Tanzania said no to Burundi on marketing tourism together July 31, 2018 3:51 pm - Tanzania and Burundi have decided to go it alone vis a vis tourism marketing their countries. Some say this is […]
Asian cities had outnumbered their counterparts in Europe and America in terms of international tourist arrivals in 2017, according to leading data and analytics company. Asian cities dwarf European and American cities in tourists arrivals July 31, 2018 12:33 pm - Asian cities had outnumbered their counterparts in Europe and America in terms of international tourist arrivals in 2017, according to […]
Uganda Airlines orders two A330neo Uganda Airlines orders two A330neo July 19, 2018 10:36 am - Uganda Airlines orders two A330neo Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has signed a memorandum of understanding for two […]
What Russia earned from the World Cup What Russia earned from the recently concluded World Cup tournament July 17, 2018 4:57 pm - Visa , the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, has  released an analysis of spending inside the 2018 FIFA World […]
Ethiopian Airlines Lands in Asmara for the first time after 20 years July 9, 2018 10:35 am - BY EABW REPORTER Ethiopian Airlines over the weekend broke the barrier by landing for the first time in Asmara. In […]
Ethiopian Airlines Receives Africa’s Largest 737 MAX July 3, 2018 11:45 am - BY EABW REPORTER ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA- Ethiopian Airlines, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global […]
Africa’s tourism grows 6% June 29, 2018 4:25 pm - BY EABW REPORTER According to the recent UNWTO’s World Tourism Barometer, Africa consolidated last year’s robust results, led by Sub-Saharan […]
US Delegation Visits Ethiopian Airlines June 28, 2018 4:30 pm - BY EABW REPORTER Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce Gilbert Kaplan led a large delegation of U.S. […]
Rwanda Convention Bureau makes UK debut June 22, 2018 12:50 pm - BY EABW REPORTER KIGALI, RWANDA- Meetings and incentive travel planners in the UK will soon, for the first time, discover […]
Ethiopian hotel goes on wide expansion drive June 15, 2018 11:48 am - BY EABW REPORTER ADDIS ABABA , ETHIOPIA- Addis Ababa is set to get another local brand hotel, Ronali, which comes […]
How Far Will Your Favorite World Cup Team Have to Travel? June 13, 2018 11:42 am - BY PAUL TENTENA KAMPALA, UGANDA- There’s a consequence to holding the World Cup in the largest country on earth: the […]