Acknowledged as one of the continent’s leading hospitality investment experts, Wayne Troughton of HTI Consulting shared unique insights on the Top 5 and Bottom 5 Hospitality Investment markets in Africa.
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Kampala named the best place where hotel investors can invest

Acknowledged as one of the continent’s leading hospitality investment experts, Wayne Troughton of HTI Consulting shared unique insights on the Top 5 and Bottom 5 Hospitality Investment markets in Africa. According to Troughton, the hospitality sector continues to attract investment from a broad spectrum of international and African investors. “We are tracking investment from structured […]

Rica Rwigamba, Senior Program Manager and Acting Country Representative, Rwanda of the Mastercard Foundation and Belise Kariza, Chief Tourism Officer, of the Rwanda Development Board announce strategic partnership within the Mastercard Foundation Hanga Ahazaza initiative.
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Mastercard and Rwanda Development Board seal key tourism partnership

Rwanda Development Board has announced a strategic partnership with the Mastercard Foundation under the Hanga Ahazaza initiative at a World Tourism Day event. The partnership will build critical links between young job seekers and employers, work with employers to develop skills training programs for young employees, and identify skills gaps in Rwanda’s tourism and hospitality […]

Uganda’s Tourism sector has continued to register significant and progressive improvements as shown by several development indicators such as tourist arrivals, foreign exchange earnings, growth in domestic tourism, employment and tourism business among others, the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu has said.
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Uganda reviews its tourism sector showing 1.5 million arrivals in 2018

Uganda’s Tourism sector has continued to register significant and progressive improvements as shown by several development indicators such as tourist arrivals, foreign exchange earnings, growth in domestic tourism, employment and tourism business among others, the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu has said. Kamuntu said during the 10th Annual Tourism Sector Review […]

They targeted “shops they believed to be owned by foreign nationals.”
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Where is South Africa’s tourism in the wake of renewed Xenophobia attacks? Attacks move from Johannesburg to Cape Town and Pretoria

South Africa’s Police have reportedly arrested scores of people in Johannesburg after protesters looted foreign-owned shops and set fire to cars and buildings. Police said that at least 70 people were arrested in the second outbreak of urban rioting in a week. Hundreds of people marched in Johannesburg’s Central Business District (CBD) earlier this week, […]

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Control tightened on African elephant sales to zoos outside the continent

Elephants exported from Africa to zoos outside the continent will be under control of the global wildlife conservation organizations and governments after wildlife experts endorsed a resolution to limit the sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, the leading elephant breeding nations. The European Union reached a compromise this week, that limits exports […]

The cable car is aimed at primarily facilitating visits among older tourists
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Swedish ‘President’ disagrees with erecting Cable Cars on Mt. Kilimanjaro

For the President of the Swedish-Southern Africa Chamber of Commerce,  Asa Jarskog, Mount Kilimanjaro is indeed the ‘cherry on the cake’! “I have an adventurous personality. I’ve been in Rwanda to see the gorillas, Victoria Falls and Caves in Zimbabwe, but climbing Mount Kilimanjaro was the cherry on the cake,” says Jarskog, after successfully reaching […]