What Covid-19 travel bans have done to conservation tourism in Africa
What Covid-19 travel bans have done to conservation tourism in Africa

Africa's public and private protected areas took a massive blow from the collapse in tourism because of the pandemic. Tourism is a key source of funding for managing protected areas...

By Alexander Richard Braczkowski and Duan Biggs 1 day ago

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SA to re-emerge in strong position post-Covid

Countries like South Africa, Kenya and Egypt may re-emerge in a strong position post Covid-19...

14 Oct 2021

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What to expect when travelling to these top business destinations in Africa, Middle East

To help customers determine if they're ready to resume business travel into the continent during the pandemic, FCM gathered reports from its various country managers on what travellers can expect on the ground...

4 Oct 2021

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United Airlines inks codeshare agreement with Airlink, expanding into Africa

The commercial agreement will offer one-stop connections from the US to more than 40 destinations in southern Africa...

29 Sep 2021

Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower to become Africa's second tallest tower
Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower to become Africa's second tallest tower

Images have been revealed for the Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower that will reportedly become the second tallest tower in Africa...

8 Sep 2021

NGOs seek to halt proposed mining activities in Zambia's Lower Zambezi National Park

A coalition of NGOs is calling on Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema to halt the proposed copper mine in Zambia's Lower Zambezi National Park...

6 Sep 2021

Space tourism: Rockets emit 100 times more CO2 per passenger than flights - imagine a whole industry
Space tourism: Rockets emit 100 times more CO2 per passenger than flights - imagine a whole industry

The commercial race to get tourists to space is heating up between Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson and former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...

By Eloise Marais 20 Jul 2021

Africa needs fairness, vaccines to revive its tourism sector - Kenya tourism minister
Africa needs fairness, vaccines to revive its tourism sector - Kenya tourism minister

African countries need to get equal access to Covid-19 vaccines so they can start rebuilding their devastated tourism industries...

By Duncan Miriri 19 Jul 2021

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How to revive African tourism after the Covid-19 pandemic

Even though parts of the global tourism sector have started recovering from Covid-19 restrictions, tourists may still feel that home is safer than abroad. This can be beneficial for domestic tourism...

14 Jul 2021

Zimbabwe re-introduces rhinos in Gonarezhou park after three decades
Zimbabwe re-introduces rhinos in Gonarezhou park after three decades

Zimbabwe is re-introducing rhinos to its second biggest wildlife park Gonarezhou in the south of the country...

By MacDonald Dzirutwe 13 May 2021

Kenya starts its first national wildlife census
Kenya starts its first national wildlife census

Kenya began its first national wildlife census on Friday, 7 May, aiming to aid conservation and identify threats to its vast but threatened wildlife populations...

By Ayenat Mersie 10 May 2021

IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism
IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism...

7 May 2021

Africa hotel transactions set to increase as owners forced to consider disposal prospects - JLL
Africa hotel transactions set to increase as owners forced to consider disposal prospects - JLL

According to JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group, Covid-19 is expected to impact the hotel sector in Sub-Saharan Africa in the long term with an increase in the number of transactions expected over the next few years...

12 Mar 2021

Positioning Mozambique as the premier tourism destination
Positioning Mozambique as the premier tourism destination

By re-injecting gas revenues into the economy and facilitating infrastructural development nation-wide, Mozambique can realise its goal of becoming a regional tourism leader...

By Charné Hundermark 8 Feb 2021

Egypt to construct Cairo Eye, largest wheel in Africa
Egypt to construct Cairo Eye, largest wheel in Africa

Hawai for Tourism and Investment recently announced the launch of the Cairo Eye project in Egypt, the first observation wheel in Cairo...

25 Jan 2021

WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travellers
WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travellers

With comprehensive Covid-19 testing allowing for the free and safe movement of travellers, there should be no further requirements for proof of vaccination from the coronavirus...

By Linda Hohnholz 13 Jan 2021

Safari company launches innovative training programme in East Africa
Safari company launches innovative training programme in East Africa

Asilia Africa has launched a new training programme in East Africa to help upskill young Kenyans and Tanzanians. The programme launches with help from US$100,000 grant from the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries...

8 Jan 2021

Vaccines may soon make travel possible again. But how quickly will it return - and will it be forever changed?
Vaccines may soon make travel possible again. But how quickly will it return - and will it be forever changed?

The Covid-19 pandemic brought the global tourism industry to a screeching halt in 2020. With vaccines starting to be rolled out, there is hope international travel can resume soon...

By Joseph M. Cheer, Colin Michael Hall, Jarkko Saarinen 29 Dec 2020

David 'Blackhawk' Simelane appointed as SA's first black game capture pilot
David 'Blackhawk' Simelane appointed as SA's first black game capture pilot

SANParks has appointed Captain David Simelane as South Africa's first black game capture-rated pilot. Nicknamed 'Blackhawk', Simelane completed his game capture rating, which is an endorsement on his pilot license, with flying colours on 2 December...

9 Dec 2020

Can roots tourism build social justice? A case study of travellers to Ghana provides insights
Can roots tourism build social justice? A case study of travellers to Ghana provides insights

It is a good time to ask how the travel and tourism industry has contributed to racism and how that can change...

By Alana Dillette 2 Dec 2020



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