Africa — Industry News

Tourism news from the African continent. Find all the trade news for the travel sector in Africa.
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EGYPT INCREASINGLY SEEKING MEDICAL TOURISTS FROM AFRICA

Egypt is working to attract more African and Levant travellers to its…
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EAST AFRICA TOURISM LAUNCHES NEW TOURISM CAMPAIGN

The East Africa Tourism Platform (EATP) has announced a three-month campaign dubbed…
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MKOMAZI NATIONAL PARK IN TANZANIA DEDICATED TO RHINOCEROS TOURISM

Tanzania’s Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Dr Damas Ndumbaro, has upgraded…
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NEW TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE BOOSTS LA REUNION ISLAND’S APPEAL

La Réunion's Island is boosting its transport infrastructure with two cable-cars linking…
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NIGERIAN FOOD DESTINED TO POWER TOURISM AS A MAJOR NEW ASSET

At the World Gastronomy Day celebration in Nigeria, Minister of information and…
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MOROCCO WELCOMES BACK TOURISTS

Morocco lifted most of its restrictions towards foreign travellers on June 15.…
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AND… ACTION!… CULT MOVIES INSPIRE NEW TOURISM ROUTE IN TUNISIA

Tunisia has long been a favourite destination for filmmakers with spectacular landscapes,…
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MAURITIUS OFFERS FREE COVID JABS TO PREMIUM VISA HOLDERS

Mauritius’ Premium Visa allows international visitors to stay on the island for…
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WORLD CHAMPION NAMED AS TOURISM AMBASSADOR FOR UGANDA

The Uganda Tourism Board has chosen the reigning World 10,000m champion, Joshua…
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THE GRAND EGYPTIAN MUSEUM: CULTURAL HIGHLIGHT OF 2021

Originally scheduled to open in 2011, one of the world's most prestigious…
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THE RESHAPING OF AIR TRAVEL

Nine in ten American air passengers do not expect to return to…
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CYPRUS OPENS GATES TO VACCINATED TRAVELLERS

Cyprus is set to become the first European Union Member State to…
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SOUTH AFRICA REOPENS BORDERS

The South African government has announced that its borders reopened to travellers…
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KENYA’S TOURISM ON PATH TO RECOVERY

Kenya’s tourism sector is reported to be on the path to recovery,…
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SOUTH AFRICA OPENS BORDERS ON 1 OCTOBER

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa (pictured above) has announced his country is…
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UNWTO PROMOTES “BRAND AFRICA”

UNWTO said its African member states will work together to establish a…
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SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM AND QATAR AIRWAYS IN JOINT BID TO RESTART GLOBAL TOURISM

South African Tourism and Qatar Airways recently hosted a trade webinar, featuring…