The second edition of the VoyagesAfriq Travel Magazine for 2021 has been released with an exciting and rich blend of tourism, travel and other related industry stories across Africa.
The magazine begins with the editor’s note applauding industry players on their relentless efforts to push tourism and get the industry back on its feet through strategic recovery plans.
The UNWTO files are rife with stories such as, Promoting ‘Brand Africa’ to realise the continent’s tourism potential. UNWTO supports Zimbabwe to measure the Value of Tourism. UNWTO ‘Brand Africa Toolkit’ imminent launch details are also here.
There is also a lot of information on a 500-Euro investment by Little Africa Maio into various tourism-related projects across Africa. Cote d’ Ivoire as the global host of this year’s World Tourism Day Celebration and many other intriguing stories.
The Minister’s Corner comprises the Central Africa Republic’s new Minister of Tourism committed to developing the sector. A personality profile of South Africa’s new Tourism Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu and other stories.
Cabo Verde takes the centre spread as the featured country. The archipelago island will host the 64th UNWTO CAF Meeting from September 2 -4 and details of that event can be read in the new magazine.
While hospitality news consists of stories of the Ghana Government’s intention to train 30,000 tourism SMEs in the next three years.
Elcia Grandcourt’s take on innovation, technology and digitalization as necessities for the evolution of tourism is also captured here. The MICE section is embedded with stories of UNWTO and the Spanish national and regional authorities’ announcement of their strategic measures to boost tourism’s recovery. There are details on Ghana’s quest to become a MICE hub in West Africa with a collage of pictures of the recently held Africa Tourism and Innovation Summit hosted in Accra, Ghana.
The Conservation, responsible and Sustainable Tourism column sheds light on DRC’s Salonga National Park removal from the list of World Heritage in Danger. Destination news zeros in on the launch of the Experience Ghana, Share Ghana campaign.
Under Aviation news, South African government sale of a majority stake in the airline, SAA to consortium deepens hopes of the national carrier resuming operations.
Ethiopian Airlines and Liege Airport partnership renewal, IATA warning of governments on high cost of testing are more of the stories that are featured here.
Also prominent in the new edition is the breakdown of the UNCTAD report that the global economy could lose over $4 trillion due COVID-19 impact on tourism.
The 6th UNWTO upcoming Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in Bruges, Belgium fills up the Gastronomy page with other hospitality-related stories from Ghana.
Like the many other editions, VoyagesAfriq Travel and Tourism Magazine September 2021 is awash with stories that matter to the everyday tourism and travel news consumer and worth every page turn.
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