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WTM Africa adds Women in Travel to its 2018 programme

With strong indications that women entrepreneurs are on the rise, the World Travel Market Africa team have announced the addition of the Women in Travel Meetup to its 2018 programme

10 Aug 2017

Fastjet rebrands in-flight magazine

The in-flight magazine of Fastjet, Smart Travel, has been relaunched as Places Magazine to reflect the extended market the airline covers across Africa

4 Aug 2017

Etihad adds year-round flights to Egypt, Nigeria

Etihad Airways is adding year-round flights to Cairo and Lagos later this year to cater to growing demand to and from the United Arab Emirates

17 Jul 2017

Avani Hotels & Resorts to open its first hotel in Mauritius

Avani Hotels & Resorts will make its debut in Mauritius with the development of Avani Bel-Ombre Mauritius Resort & Spa - a 150-room beachfront hotel which is set to open in 2021

13 Jul 2017

Positive outlook for African hotel sector

Five African countries showed growth in the hotel sector in 2016, and are set to continue this positive outlook from 2017 to 2021

By Danette Breitenbach 29 Jun 2017

PwC Hotels Outlook 2017-2021: Africa's hotel sector remains resilient

Africa's hotel sector has remained resilient in the face of strong economic headwinds. South Africa's hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years

28 Jun 2017

Fastjet takes 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title

Fastjet has been awarded the 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title at the World Airline Awards, presented by Skytrax, at the Paris Air Show in France

21 Jun 2017

Key strategies to developing Zanzibar into a world-class destination

Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen recently paid a visit to Zanzibar to offer insight into strategies that led Mauritius becoming one of Africa's leading economies

12 Jun 2017

Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen invited to Zanzibar to help eradicate poverty through tourism

Former Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius, Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen has been invited to Zanzibar because of his knowledge and expertise on being a key role player in the transformation of Mauritius

2 Jun 2017

Flights resume as NCAA certifies Abuja airport

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has formally reopened for operations after six weeks of closure with an Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900, the first plane to land at the repaired runway.

19 Apr 2017

World Heritage Sites team up to promote cultural diversity

World Heritage Sites Robben Island and Le Morne Cultural Landscape will be signing a Twinning agreement intended to promote cultural and commercial ties and

17 Mar 2017

Preferential agreement enriches Mauritius golf offering

Sugar Beach Hotel has been renamed Sugar Beach Golf & Spa Resort after signing a preferential agreement with Tamarina Golf Club, based on the west coast of Mauritius, which has become a popular golfing destination

By Cari Coetzee 9 Mar 2017

Biggest hotel acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Quantum Global's Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra…

12 Jan 2017

Mauritius: a delicious destination, a foodie paradise

Mauritius has proved to be a delicious destination, a pressure cooker of the cuisines of the nations that had a hand in the islands history, culture and heritage

16 Nov 2016

Marriott announces new deals across Africa

Continuing its robust expansion across Africa, Marriott International announced the signing of new properties in Cape Town, Nairobi, Cairo, and Mauritius

7 Oct 2016

Hail the continental Pan-African passport

The historic move by the AU aims at opening up borders to allow free movement of goods and people among the African countries

By Josephine Wawira 18 Aug 2016

PwC Outlook: SA hotel and tourism industry set for growth

Driven by an increase in the number of foreign visitors to the African continent

4 Aug 2016

MTPA unveils Mauritius Winter Calendar

The MTPA recently unveiled its winter season events calendar. Health, wellness, sports and gastronomy are just some of the themes on the winter calendar this year

11 Jul 2016

Six lessons in storytelling

As the world shifts to all things digital, our storytelling has adapted, but remains an effective tool for

By Nicole Biondi 28 Jun 2016

Top 10 apps for travellers

Huge advances in mobile technology and the proliferation of smartphone apps have made travel easier, but choosing the right app for your next trip

24 Jun 2016

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