Conferences

Rwanda banking on MICE to boost Tourism

January 10, 2017 TTD

Rwanda is banking on Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) to reap more benefits from its vibrant Tourism industry. Tourism earned the Rwandan economy $340 million in 2015, a 10 per cent increase compared with […]

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Marriott International opens Sheraton Annaba

January 10, 2017 TTD

A US hotel company, Marriott International, has announced the opening of its new hotel, Sheraton Annaba in Algeria. The unveiling of Sheraton Annaba, brings the number of hotels operated by Marriott International in Algeria to […]

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Tourism in Tanzania performed well in 2016

January 10, 2017 TTD

The Tourism sector in Tanzania performed well last year despite the introduction of 18 per cent Valued Added Tax (VAT) on tourism services. According to latest statistics released by the Ministry of Finance and Planning, […]

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India: Best country to visit in 2017

January 6, 2017 TTD

India has been ranked the best country in the world to visit in 2017 by a United Kingdom travel publisher, Rough Guides. According to the Rough Guides, India took top position in the list of […]

Europe

North Wales: one of world’s top regions

January 5, 2017 TTD

North Wales was named one of the top regions in the world for travellers in 2017. The region received the accolade in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017, the highly anticipated collection of the world’s […]

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India approves signing of Memorandum

January 5, 2017 TTD

The Government of India has approved the signing of a memorandum of understanding between its Ministry of Tourism and Kyrgyz Republic on strengthening Tourism co-operation. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, […]

Conferences

Hotels at Coast banking on conferences

January 4, 2017 TTD

After the busy festive season came to an end on Monday, hotels at the Coast are now banking on conferences and domestic tourism to stay afloat. Hotels in Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi and Lamu counties enjoyed […]

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Radisson Hotel Detroit Metro Airport

January 4, 2017 TTD

Radisson, one of the best-recognised hotel brands has announced the opening of Radisson Hotel Detroit Metro Airport. Located just minutes from the airport at 31500 Wick Road in Romulus, the hotel has a new sleek […]

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Seychelles Minister resigns to contest UNWTO top post

January 4, 2017 TTD

Seychelles Tourism Minister, Alain St.Ange, has resigned from his cabinet position to vie for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Secretary-General post. Mr St.Ange tendered his resignation to Seychelles President, Danny Faure, as he […]

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Uganda’s Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo 2017

January 4, 2017 TTD

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) will in February 2017 host the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE). The Expo, will take place from February 17 to 19 at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala. The travel show […]

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Manipur State aims to attract more tourists

January 4, 2017 TTD

Manipur State in North Eastern India is banking on the successful hosting of the 5th International Tourism Mart in Imphal to attract more international tourists from across the world.

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Air Seychelles to get another Airbus A330

December 21, 2016 TTD

  Air Seychelles is set to acquire another Airbus A330 aircraft in March 2017 to bolster its route expansion programme. The new aircraft which is expected to be delivered in the last week of March […]

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US is now Kenya’s top source market

December 20, 2016 TTD

The United States has emerged as the top source market for Kenya after overtaking tourist arrivals from the United Kingdom in the first 10 months of 2016.

Seychelles

Air Seychelles expands codeshare with Alitalia

December 20, 2016 TTD

Seychelles national carrier, Air Seychelles, has expanded its codeshare with Alitalia to offer travellers convenient air connections to Madagascar and South Africa. Under the agreement, Alitalia will place its AZ flight code on Air Seychelles’ […]

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Air Seychelles to inaugurate flights to Durban

December 20, 2016 TTD

Air Seychelles is set to inaugurate flights to Durban, South Africa, on March 30, 2017. The Seychelles national carrier plans to operate two flights a week to Durban from its hub, Seychelles International Airport on […]