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Africa’s Tourism sector eyes exhibition spaces at Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit

Africa’s Tourism sector eyes exhibition spaces at Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit

Meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions/events (MICE) tourism was one of the facets of tourism impacted by the global spread of COVID-19 which resulted in the sector experiencing a lull in face-to-face meetings and exhibitions. With the world relaxing Covid-19 restrictions, the host of the Summit, Namibia Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) is set…

NYU professor pursues initiative to make Kumawu a heritage tourism hub in Ghana

NYU professor pursues initiative to make Kumawu a heritage tourism hub in Ghana

A New York University (NYU) professor of economics of Ghanaian origin, is embarking on several ventures to position Kumawu in the Ashanti Region of Ghana as a heritage tourism hub. This is in addition to a myriad of projects and programmes that have been spearheaded by him for years now to bring improvements in the…

South Africa: Inaugural TBCSA Tourism Leadership Conference to chart a new Pathway for Tourism

South Africa: Inaugural TBCSA Tourism Leadership Conference to chart a new Pathway for Tourism

As the world emerges from the disruptive effects of the covid-19 pandemic and tourism shows encouraging signs of a rebound, the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) is leaving no stone unturned as it makes a push for an accelerated recovery for the tourism industry. The TBCSA as part of its strategy to restore…

AviaDev Africa unveils Sustainability Charter

AviaDev Africa unveils Sustainability Charter

As the continent’s leading aviation event returns after 2 and half years, organizers of AviaDev Africa have assured delegates of the organization’s sustainability footprint and unveiled its charter which is expected to guide the successful return of the event. How is AviaDev maximising its impact, whilst also minimising its impact? ‘’Sustainability is everywhere. The aviation…

Hyatt announces plans to bring its luxury Hyatt Brand to Johannesburg

Hyatt announces plans to bring its luxury Hyatt Brand to Johannesburg

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced today that a Hyatt affiliate entered into a management agreement with an affiliate of the Millat Group for the Winston Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg, to join the Hyatt portfolio as an affiliated hotel. The hotel will be available on Hyatt’s booking channels in the upcoming weeks. Following an extensive refurbishment,…

UNWTO supports Republic of Congo in Hotel Classification System

UNWTO supports Republic of Congo in Hotel Classification System

Stakeholders and Selected Auditors in the Republic of Congo have undergone a training program in the classification of hotel systems in the country’s capital Brazzaville. The program which was the second session held was to help auditors gain insights and also acquaint themselves with the operations of hotel classification. The session is part of a…

Daillos, a one-stop shop app for Ghana and Africa’s hospitality and tourism launched

Daillos, a one-stop shop app for Ghana and Africa’s hospitality and tourism launched

An all-in-all computer-based app named, ‘Daillos’ has been launched for hospitality and tourism businesses to bring their services closer to consumers. Developed by PIDASMO Technologies Group, the app is designed for the tourism and hospitality ecosystem with target to the African continent. At the unveiling yesterday, June 22 in Accra, CEO of the Group, Isaac…

TBCSA welcomes lifting of remaining covid-19 regulations

TBCSA welcomes lifting of remaining covid-19 regulations

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has welcomed the announcement by Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla and the government to suspend some of the control measures put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19. We particularly welcome the decision to suspend the travel restrictions for entry into South Africa, the wearing of…

Ghana: Accra City Hotel looks to scaling up sustainability credentials

Ghana: Accra City Hotel looks to scaling up sustainability credentials

Accra City Hotel, Ghana’s premium four-star facility is poised to deepen its credentials as an environmentally conscious and sustainable hospitality provider. The hotel is an International Standards Organisation (ISO) certified property for its sustainability programme, with established protocols for energy conservation, waste segregation, and cutting down on food waste. This is in addition to maintaining…

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