In keeping up with the tradition of providing unrivalled tourism and travel news content, the final VoyagesAfriq Travel Magazine publication for the year 2020 is out with recovery strategies and how countries, destinations and businesses are restarting tourism in the ongoing Coronavirus health crisis still dominating the headlines.
The UNWTO’s commitment to encouraging a return to international travel with its Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili making visits to countries, including Namibia is captured in the opening pages of the latest edition. Fallouts from the Organisation’s Executive Council which was hosted virtually by Georgia along with other related stories are all contained in the UNWTO Files.
There is an extensive amount of information on Namibia’s tourism as the featured country. Details from the third Africa Tourism Leadership Forum and Awards, a first-of-a-kind hybrid event which was hosted by Rwanda can also be seen in the new publication.
Republic of Congo’s Tourism Minister also shares her country’s strategies for helping tourism SMEs in an exclusive interview where she also clues readers into her personal life.
One can also read all about VoyagesAfriq’s latest awards as it continues to outshine its competitors to maintain an enviable position as the most trusted and credible tourism news source.
There are ample stories from happenings within the aviation industry on the African continent that can also be found here. Air Seychelles, Ethiopian Airlines, ASKY and Qatar Airways are prominently featured. In another exclusive interview with Namibia’s Westair Aviation, CEO Henri Van Schalywyk outlines the company’s vision to become a big player on the continent’s aviation sector.
To be able to cater to the needs of both the business and leisure traveller, Radisson Hotel Group has debuted its ‘bleisure’ brand in South Africa and Accor grows its portfolio in Africa with three properties in Djibouti. These and many more stories can be found in the hospitality column in the latest edition.
An in-depth write up on increasing employment opportunities for young people in the tourism and hospitality industry through TVET and upskilled activities are presented by Mastercard Foundation through its Hanga Ahazaza initiative.
Wellness Tourism, a new addition to the magazine brings to readers a conversation with Marsha Parcou, an experienced Health and Life Coach on the prospect of wellness tourism in Africa.
Making a return to the latest installment is the Tourism News Blitz featuring a collection of selected stories on travel, hospitality and tourism that are captured briefly from all across the continent.
The award-winning South African songstress, Kelly Khumalo makes it to the lifestyle segment as the magazine looks at what has been a good year for her.
There are many more stories that will help readers stay informed as the latest VoyagesAfriq Travel Magazine is a catalogue of concise, yet complete and must-know information on travel and tourism in Africa and around the world.