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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.

Air Seychelles
Seychelles

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 […]

Kenya1

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’ […]

Air Seychelles
Seychelles

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 […]

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Johannesburg: Africa’s most visited City in 2016

December 19, 2016 TTD

Johannesburg is for the fourth year running the most popular destination city in Africa, according to the 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index. The South African city is expected to welcome 3.6 million international overnight […]

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Construction of Cruise ship terminal begins

December 19, 2016 TTD

The construction of the first ever cruise ship terminal at the port of Mombasa has finally started at a cost of Sh350 million. Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala, said the project is being financed by […]

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Kenya to host SKAL World Congress 2018

December 19, 2016 TTD

  Kenya has won a bid to host the SKAL International World Congress in 2018. In May 2015, SKAL International, an organisation that promotes global travel and tourism called off a congress which was supposed […]

Seychelles

QATAR AIRWAYS INTRODUCE FLIGHTS TO SEYCHELLES

December 19, 2016 TTD

Qatar Airways has introduced flights to Seychelles, giving the island nation’s Tourism industry a major boost. The Qatar aircraft touched down at Seychelles International Airport on Mahe Island on Sunday and was welcomed with a […]

South Africa

Exhibitor registration for INDABA 2017 open

December 15, 2016 TTD

South African Tourism has opened exhibitor registrations for INDABA 2017. INDABA, which is one the largest global tourism marketing events is scheduled to take place from May 16-18, next year. The travel show is set […]

North America

Sheraton Hotels unveils new Hotel in Guinea

December 15, 2016 TTD

Sheraton Hotels and Resorts has unveiled its new hotel, Sheraton Grand Conakry in Guinea, West Africa. The hotel chain which is part of Marriott International, announced the opening of the newly built hotel on Sunday […]

India

India to enhance Tourism Relations with Kenya

December 15, 2016 TTD

The Indian government plans to sign a memorandum of understanding with Kenya on promoting tourism. Union Tourism Secretary for India, Shri Vinod Zutshi, said the MOU would enhance marketing activities aimed to benefit tourism industry […]