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Egypt Tourism Totally Collapsed, Changes Needed – Minister

AFRICANGLOBE - Egyptian Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou said on Saturday that the tourism sector is completely collapsed, pointing that he plans to make great changes in management to improve conditions.

Tourism Offers Huge Potential Boost For Ethiopia’s Economy

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia hasn't exploited the tourism sector as much as it can while the sector has considerable potential to propel the countries fast growing economy.

Rwanda: Heritage Tourism Can Enhance Growth of the Tourism Industry

AFRICANGLOBE - A critical examination of the tourism sector shows that 2012 was an impressive year. With the sector generating $232 million by October 2012, compared to $204 million in 2011, it was the biggest foreign exchange earner.

Tanzania: Luxury Tented Camps Scoop Global Award

AFRICANGLOBE - Tanzania's tourism sector has got a big boost on the global map, thanks to Serena Hotels' Kirawira luxury tented camp which has...

Uganda Leads Africa in Tourism Growth

Uganda is now ranked top in tourism industry growth in Africa, the secretary of tourism in the Kenya ministry of tourism, Dr. Nelson Githinji...

Stability Brings Growth to Zimbabwe’s Tourism Sector

Zimbabwe's tourism sector has picked up as Tourist visits have increased by 18 percent to 346,299 in the first quarter of this year from...

Boost for Jamaica’s Tourism Sector

Jamaica is poised to expand its tourism product in the areas of health, sports, community and entertainment. This according to Minister of Tourism and Entertainment,...

Kenya’s Tourism Industry Seeks Sh30 Billion for Development

The tourism sector is seeking up toSh30 billion funding in the next three years to develop infrastructure and tourism facilities in a bid to sustain and grow the revenues. It has proposed to have its budget allocation boosted in order to engage in products development to enhance its global competitiveness. In this year's budget, the tourism sector says it needs over Sh9 billion in development expenditure allocation up from the Sh1.2 allocated last year.

East African Tourism Training Institutes Join Forces

AFRICANGLOBE - Training Institute (VHTTI) have established a partnership with the Kenya Utalii College (KUC) as an effort to strengthen the tourism sector. The plan also aims to ensure equal service delivery within the East African region, VHTTI Principal Mrs Flora Hakika has said.