Emirates Airline recorded impressive growth in 2016, underlined by fleet, network expansion and customer focused product investments.
Qatar Airways achieved a successful 2016 following continued growth bolstered by the acquisition of 19 new aircraft and the launch of flights to 14 new destinations.
Foreign tourist arrivals on e-Tourist visa to India grew by 63.9 per cent to 136,876 during the month of November 2016.
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.
Welcome to Diani seaside resort town in Kwale county, Kenya’s holiday paradise.
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 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 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 […]
Crescent Hotels and Resorts has announced that it will open its latest hotel, Double Tree by Hilton New York Times Square West on January 17, 2017. The brand new hotel which is situated just steps […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By STEPHEN EPHRAEM, ZIMBABWE: THE previous article on Gonarezhou National Park attracted a lot of feedback from readers. One interesting feedback was from a South African based reader, Mr Zeph Noya, who shared a piece […]
By STEPHEN EPHRAEM, ZIMBABWE: Sweet natural songs composed and produced by wildlife welcome visitors as they pass closely knitted mopane and acacia bushes. Qualia birds churn the soprano as elephants blow the trumpets. Doves tune […]
Tourism players in Kenya’s Western circuit have urged the government to fast track the upgrading of Kisumu International Airport to unlock the region’s tourism potential. The Lake Victoria Tourism Association (LVTA) wants the Kenya Airports […]
Former Scanad Kenya managing director, Betty Radier, has been officially confirmed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Tourism Board (KTB). The new KTB boss took office on December 1, replacing former managing director, […]
Kenya is set to construct a new Convention Centre in Nairobi next year as it consolidates its gains on Conference tourism. The East African country has hosted high-profile meetings including the Global Entrepreneurship Summit which was […]
A top-notch holiday facility, Thanda hotel, has been unveiled on the exclusive Shungi Mbili Island in Tanzania. The luxury property owned by a Swedish couple Christin and Dan Olofsson, comprises an expansive five-bedroom villa featuring […]
Advertising campaigns in overseas markets are among the factors making Zanzibar to attract more international tourists. According to Zanzibar Commission for Tourism (ZCT) chairman, Ahmada Khatib, Zanzibar has been advertising the destination in traditional markets […]