June 2024 Edition of VoyagesAfriq Travel & Tourism Magazine now available


The June 2024 edition of VoyagesAfriq Travel and Tourism Magazine has been released, providing readers with inspiring stories and insights into the world of African tourism. This edition focuses on the rapid progress and innovative developments that are shaping the industry.

The articles open with the UN Tourism Files where the organisation’s latest data celebrates the resurgence of international tourism, which has reached 97% of pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter of 2024. This remarkable recovery, with over 285 million tourists embarking on international journeys, illustrates the enduring appeal of travel.

Africa plays a central role in this resurgence, as highlighted by the Secretary General of UN Tourism during Africa AU Day. In a compelling speech, the Secretary General showcased the beauty and opportunities of the continent, elevating Africa onto the global stage.

A significant development for the meetings industry is the collaboration between ICCA and UN Tourism, emphasizing the transformative potential of business events in driving socio-economic progress. This partnership underscores the importance of sustainable development and positions the business events industry as a catalyst for positive change.

The cover story features the success of this year’s Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Challenge and Summit, which took place in Namibia. The summit fostered creativity, mentorship, and idea-sharing among young minds, laying the foundation for a brighter future in African tourism.

The latest publication also covers Zambia, which has made a groundbreaking announcement by including tourism in the high school curriculum, recognizing the need for skilled professionals in the industry. This initiative reflects Zambia’s commitment to nurturing talent and driving industry growth.

Namibia’s Tourism Board continues to make a mark on the global stage, increasing its visibility at leading travel shows such as Indaba and WTM Africa 2024. These efforts invite travelers to embark on unforgettable adventures within Namibia’s borders.

Malawi is experiencing a surge in tourism investment and successfully hosted the Malawi International Tourism Expo. The government’s 58% budget increase signals its dedication to unlocking the country’s vast tourism potential.

In an exclusive interview, David Germain of Tourism Seychelles shares his journey in elevating Seychelles as a premier destination. His dedication and vision provide a glimpse into the driving forces behind Seychelles’ tourism success.

This edition covers a wide range of topics, including aviation, hospitality, travel trade, lifestyle, culture and arts, and gastronomy. Stories and photos from various travel shows and expos, such as Africa’s Travel Indaba and WTM Africa, enrich the magazine. Upcoming shows are also previewed, offering readers a glimpse into future events.

The issue concludes with an article on Ghana’s ‘December in GH,’ highlighting why it has become Africa’s holiday hub during the Christmas and New Year period. The launch of the “AfroBeach Festival,” which promises to delight attendees in December, is also featured.

A comprehensive collection of the most important stories in aviation, including EasyJet’s expansion to West Africa, provides insights into the future of air travel and its possibilities for exploration.

The June 2024 edition of VoyagesAfriq Travel and Tourism Magazine serves as your compass to understanding the dynamic and ever-evolving landscape of African tourism.

Read the new edition here


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