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Tourists Keep Flocking to South Africa

Over eight-million tourists visited South Africa in 2011 - a 3.3% increase over the 2010 World Cup year that would, if football-specific arrivals were...

Zambia, Zimbabwe Join Hands in Tourism

The prevailing collaboration between Zambia and Zimbabwe ahead of the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly in 2013...

East Africa Readies for Diani Tourism Exhibition

Tourism stakeholders across East Africa will next month converge in Mombasa for the Diani Tourism Exhibition and summer festival slated for June 27 to...

Namibia Maintains Its Tourism Brand

The Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) continues to explore avenues for marketing Namibia and creating platforms for the tourism trade to network and exchange business...

Ethiopia’s Ecotourism Potential

Ethiopia is eyeing harnessing its ecotourism potential as an instrument in poverty reduction, according to the country's Minister of Culture and Tourism. Speaking at the...

South Africa Officially a Global Leisure Destination

South Africa's status as a premier global leisure destination is now firmly established, the country's tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on Tuesday. "We have...

African Tourism on Show at Indaba 2012

Southern Africa's biggest tourism showcase, Indaba 2012, takes place at Durban's International Convention Centre from 12 to 15 May. Despite a general flat to downward...

Tanzania’s Tourism Earnings Increase

Tanzania's tourism earnings grew by 8.2 % to $1,254.5 million in 2010 compared to $1,159.8 million recorded in 2009. These earnings accrued from 782,699 international...

Kenya’s Kisumu City to Host Tourism, Travel Exhibition

Kisumu city will next week host a three-day expo to promote tourism in the Western circuit. The exhibition, which is sponsored by the Lake...

Botswana Seeks Joint Tourism Ventures

Botswana has called for joint marketing ventures with Zambia aimed at developing and boosting tourist arrivals in both countries Botswana Tourism marketing executive-local and African...

Reviewing the Cardinal Blocks of Tourism

In most parts of the world, April marks the beginning of spring, a renewal and of fresh hope. It also marks the gateway to...

Child Sex Tourism Blights Mombasa

The Kenyan government has been urged to implement new laws on sex tourism. The Country's  Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission acting chair Tecla Namachanja...

Google Maps Rwanda’s Tourism Attractions

The Rwanda Development Board in partnership with Google has conducted the mapping exercise of Rwanda's tourism attractions with the objective of increasing access to...

Kenya Derby Comes Fully Loaded With a Tourism Expo

This years Kenya Derby on April 1, which peaks Kenya's horse-racing season, will be part of a tourism Expo and racing festival at the...

UNWTO Secretary General to Visit Zimbabwe and Zambia

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation Secretary General, Mr Taleb Rifai has officially confirmed his visit to Zimbabwe and Zambia from May 28 to...

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,...