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Why Mount Kilimanjaro Is So Popular Globally

Historians say Mount Kilimanjaro is one among the richest world heritage sites and that is the reason which attracted early German colonists to be...

South Africa Still a Hit With Tourists

Tourist arrivals to South Africa grew by 10.5% for the first six months of 2012, more than double the global average of 5% for...

The Buzz About Haiti – as a Tourist Destination

Haitian president Michel Martellywas back on stage this year. But instead of performing the routines that made him famous, he was proposing something perhaps...

More Tourists Flocking to South Africa

South Africa saw exceptional growth in tourist arrivals in the first quarter of 2012, says the country's Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk. Launching the latest...

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...

Riding the Waves Along Liberia’s Coast

Once the scene of a brutal civil war, now a surfers' paradise. The West African country of Liberia is trying hard to shake off...

Foreign Tourists Arrivals Up 10 Percent

Zimbabwe recorded a 10% average rise in foreign tourist arrivals between 2009 and the first half 2011, driven by a stability in the political environment and massive marketing campaigns branding Zimbabwe a safe tourist destination. According to a report compiled by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), the country has since dollarisation registered growth in foreign tourist arrivals.

Tanzania A Beautiful Destination

AFRICANGLOBE - Tanzania, the home to Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar, was listed seventh in the 'New York Times' as one of the 45 places to go in 2012. The only two other African countries on the list are Morocco, listed as number 26 and Uganda that came 33rd.

New Congo-Nile Trail – Nature and Culture Attraction Launched in Rwanda

The Rwanda Development Board on Friday officially launched a new tourist attraction , the Congo-Nile Trail which runs alongside Lake Kivu's shores. The 227-kilometer trail bridges the western part of Rwanda, stretching from Rubavu district through Karongi, Nyamasheke towards Rusizi. According to Rica Rwigamba, head of the Tourism and Conservation department at RDB, it creates the western corridor which links Nyungwe and Volcanoes National Parks and is part of an effort to give tourists possibilities beyond the national parks.

Zimbabwe’s Tourist Arrivals Hit 2.5 Million

Tourist arrivals into Zimbabwe are expected to hit the 2.5 million mark this year due to increased confidence with arrivals peaking to the 1996 levels last year.

Ecotourism Can Play a Key Role in Development

Although it shares some of its aspects with other forms of tourism, ecotourism is a facilitator for responsible tourism applicable to any type of mass tourism.

South African Wine Route Celebrates 40 Years

The original Stellenbosch Wine Route, arguably one of the Western Cape province's most popular tourist attractions, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

South Africa Targets Africa’s Giants in Tourism Sector Growth Plan

Nothing would give Phumi Dhlomo South Africa Tourism's regional director for Africa and domestic markets and his team pleasure than to see the number of tourists from Kenya to South Africa double. The team has been in the country for a week to market their country as a tourist destination in a new strategy that focuses on Africa as the key market to grow South Africa's tourism industry.

Ugandan Tourism Body to Develop Hotels in National Parks

Information availed by UWA indicates there were 840, 000 tourist arrivals in 2009 and this year there is a target of hitting I million tourist arrivals. "In Uganda there is a 15-20% increase in tourist arrivals per annum.

Jamaica Taps Into South American Market

JAMAICA has secured some 10,000 new airline seats out of the burgeoning South America travel market, further brightening the prospects for growing tourist arrivals to the island.

Italian Tourism Stakeholders Flock to Gambia

The visits is inline with the new marketing strategy between Italy and The Gambia, which seeks among other things, to increase awareness of destination Gambia through direct marketing
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