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Online travel marketplace Wego introduces WegoBeds to connect Middle East hotels with global partner network
16-05-2024 | 17:17:00
Wego, the online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), has announced the launch of WegoBeds, a specialized B2B accommodation platform designed to meet the growing demand for accommodation solutions in the region.
MENA region leads global growth in luxury travel, report
08-05-2024 | 15:57:07
The appetite for new experiences in unexplored destinations, micro-trips and ‘bleisure’ will likely drive the growth of the global luxury travel market
The Radisson brand enters Cape Town with the newly rebranded Radisson Hotel Cape Town Foreshore
17-04-2024 | 09:14:46
Radisson Hotel Group brings the renowned Radisson brand to South Africa's "Mother City" with the rebranding of Park Inn Cape Town Foreshore to Radisson Hotel Cape Town Foreshore.
[Column] Frida Frans: The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) - A Beacon of Unity Amidst African Challenges
12-02-2024 | 07:57:00
Hats off to the Elephants of Cote d'Ivoire for securing the trophy of the 34th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations. What a host! It was a fascinating month as Africans united on the field of play.
CAF concludes extensive global TV-Broadcast agreements
11-01-2024 | 06:31:26
CAF concludes extensive global TV-Broadcast agreements ahead of the kick-off of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023.
Kenya Airways inks lease agreement with Portugal's Hi Fly
28-12-2023 | 10:45:22
Kenya Airways, the national carrier of Kenya, has inked a short-term lease agreement with Hi Fly, the Lisbon-based lease and charter specialist company.
[Kenya] Hemingways Collection announces expansion plans to enhance guest experience
23-11-2023 | 08:00:13
Luxury boutique hotel brand Hemingways Collection, has announced plans to expand into new markets and continued investments in existing properties to enhance guest experience.
Western Australia to host 24th WTTC Global Summit after Kigali
06-11-2023 | 09:00:00
During the closing session of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Summit in Kigali, Western Australia was announced as the host for 2024, marking the first time the event will visit Oceania.
Radisson Hotel to introduce its eighth hotel in Morocco with the opening of Radisson Blu Residences, Saidia
10-08-2023 | 15:34:00
Radisson Hotel Group is expanding its presence in Morocco with the opening of Radisson Blu Residences, Saidia, its eighth hotel in the country. Nestled in the heart of one of the most popular seaside destinations in northern Morocco, the new hotel bolsters the Group’s portfolio to three hotels in Saidia.
Radisson Hotel Group debuts its luxury brand in Egypt
20-06-2023 | 11:04:00
Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of Radisson Collection Resort, Marsa Alam Port Phoenice in Egypt.
[Interview] Vince Goncalves Regional Vice President Africa at ExecuJet MRO Services
19-06-2023 | 10:07:00
ExecuJet MRO Services is a leading global multi-OEM MRO company founded in 1991 in South Africa, and then later established MRO businesses in Dubai, Australia, Malaysia, and Belgium as well as a franchise in Tianjin, China.
Kenya to discard visa fees for Africa traders
30-05-2023 | 11:33:52
President William Ruto has announced plans to remove visa requirements for African nationals travelling to Kenya for business as a first major step to remove barriers to intra-Africa trade.
[Africa Business Communities Forum] How are the 2023 elections affecting businesses in Nigeria?
30-03-2023 | 12:09:00
With the end of the first quarter here, Africa Business Communities talks with business owners and CEOs in Nigeria on the effect this year's elections is having on the economy at large.
Visit Rwanda signed a new deal
27-03-2023 | 13:53:30
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB), through the Visit Rwanda campaign signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Veteran Clubs World Championship where Rwanda will host the next three editions of the football tournament.
[Interview] Joel Daniel, Founder, Solutions Platforms, Nigeria
20-03-2023 | 13:03:00
Joel Daniel is the founder of Solutions Platforms, a company that grooms young people to succeed and have global relevance by leveraging its various programs designed to foster international education.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino re-elected by acclamation at historic FIFA Congress
20-03-2023 | 08:55:46
Gianni Infantino will serve a second term as FIFA President after being re-elected unopposed to lead global football’s governing body for another four years, during the 73rd FIFA Congress in Kigali, Rwanda.
[Interview] Gbolahan Tobi Ayediran, MD, Suit-U Travels, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:56:55
Gbolahan Tobi Ayediran is a Nigerian entrepreneur and the founder of an NGO dedicated to creating support and opportunities for widows and orphans, while running an agency for travel and tourism.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization on all fronts, tech takes the lead
14-03-2023 | 14:56:55
There is an obvious, increasing amount of technology awareness, and appeals for more extensive technology trainings in Nigeria.
[Interview] Goodie M. Ibru, Founder, Ikeja Hotel, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:56:35
With over half a century in business ownership and management, Goodie M. Ibru is the founder of Ikeja Hotel Plc, the founder and Principal Partner of G.M. Ibru & Co. and current Vice President (West Africa) of the African Business Roundtable.
[Interview] Goodie M. Ibru, Fondateur, Ikeja Hotel, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:56:35
Avec plus d'un demi-siècle d'expérience dans la propriété et la gestion d'entreprises, Goodie M. Ibru est le fondateur de l'Ikeja Hotel Plc, le fondateur et partenaire principal de G.M. Ibru & Co. et l'actuel Vice-Président (Afrique de l'Ouest) de l'African Business Roundtable.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria battles odds to maintain productive economy
14-03-2023 | 14:56:23
According to the International Monetary Fund, Nigeria is being pushed to the brink by inflation. Banks however, one of the pillars of the economy, have remained in good standing.
The 8 tourism sectors and how they are excellently covered on Kenyan Safaris
14-03-2023 | 14:56:11
Looking at how a country scores in relation to its tourism sectors helps you to allay misconceptions and make more informed choices.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization set to penetrate capital market, investment
14-03-2023 | 14:56:09
Given the economic situation spreading across the globe in the last couple of years, it is with some optimism we can take the modest increase in Nigeria’s GDP.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Crude industry facts underlining the Nigerian economy
14-03-2023 | 14:56:04
The Nigerian stock market indicators have shown lately a typical pattern in stock markets – investors stay loyal to the resilient stocks.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: State to digitize tourism, FG takes on efficient mobility
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
Banking is one of the most thriving sectors in Nigeria. The reason for this success has been attributed to the efficiency with which this industry has leveraged technology to modernize its operations.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Economic conditions returning to pre-pandemic levels
14-03-2023 | 14:55:54
The startup movement has picked up pace in Nigeria over the last decade, with the government and responsible agencies ramping up efforts in motivating the burgeoning industry.
Radisson Hotel Group delivers strong growth in 2022 through its 9 relevant brands
02-02-2023 | 13:29:14
In 2022, Radisson Hotel Group continued to drive forward its ambitious expansion plan to be one of the top three hotel groups in the world with its strong portfolio of nine distinct brands and its growing resorts portfolio.
Spotcovery, serving as a bridge between African Americans and Africans, launches optimization tool on site
01-02-2023 | 11:39:00
Spotcovery, the innovative media platform that connects descendants of the African continent while promoting culture, creativity, entrepreneurship and economic growth, has launched the Slickstream optimization tool on its website.
Aleph Hospitality continues Africa expansion with new upscale hotel in Ghana
31-01-2023 | 08:06:00
Dubai-based independent hotel management company, Aleph Hospitality, has signed an agreement to operate The Pelican Hotel in Accra, marking the Group’s first entry into Ghana.
Travelers are increasingly looking for sustainable travel options, report
23-01-2023 | 05:08:00
A major new report by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Trip.com Group, together with Deloitte, reveals a heightened appetite for sustainable tourism amongst consumers, with 69% of travellers actively seeking sustainable travel options.
Radisson Hotel Group continues to strengthen its presence in Africa
07-11-2022 | 10:06:00
Radisson Hotel Group plans to strengthen its already impressive presence in Africa. The Group has ambitious plans to reach 150 hotels and 25,000 rooms within the next five years across the continent, making Africa a key region for growth.
Radisson Group pose la première pierre d’un complexe hôtelier à Yaoundé
28-10-2022 | 10:54:00
Le groupe hôtelier international Radisson Blu a posé la première pierre de son complexe hôtelier à 56,5 millions $ à Yaoundé, la capitale du Cameroun.
Turkish firm to build three luxury hotels in Rwanda
21-09-2022 | 12:33:03
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente receives Ferit Şahenk, the chairman of Doğuş Group, who is currently in the country to look for potential areas of investment, in Kigali, Şahenk announced that Rwanda will be their headquarters with plans to grow further to other African countries in the future.
Mastercard announces deal with Kenya Tourism Board to help boost tourism
20-09-2022 | 12:29:00
The aim of the MoU is to drive growth of tourism numbers into Kenya by leveraging various Mastercard channels, including its Priceless.com platform.
Radisson Hotel Group expands its Moroccan portfolio with a new resort in the “Blue Pearl” region
18-08-2022 | 11:54:00
Radisson Hotel Group announced the opening of its fifth hotel in Morocco, and its second Radisson Blu Resort in Saidia.
Radisson Hotel Group surpasses half-year growth target in Africa
04-08-2022 | 09:48:09
Radisson Hotel Group surpasses half-year growth target in Africa with exciting new openings and market entries across both business and leisure destinations
Rotana grows footprint in Egypt with opening of Luxor Rotana
15-07-2022 | 11:46:00
Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with over 100 properties across the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Turkey, today announced the signing of the management agreement for the Luxor Rotana.
DHL express delivers chimpanzees to their new home in Liberia
14-07-2022 | 17:32:00
DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) partnered with Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection (LCRP) to safely transport four vulnerable chimpanzees from Guinea-Bissau to Liberia.
Four Points by Sheraton debuts in Rwanda
06-07-2022 | 10:35:00
Four Points by Sheraton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 hotel brands, announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Kigali, marking the brand‘s debut in Rwanda.
Travel and tourism jobs in Nigeria to double over the next decade, WTTC
04-07-2022 | 11:25:00
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the Travel & Tourism sector in Nigeria is expected to create 2.6 million new jobs over the next decade, doubling the number of those employed within the sector by 2032.
Qatar Airways partners with Airlink to enhance connectivity across Southern Africa
01-07-2022 | 10:28:00
Qatar Airways and Airlink signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travellers more choices, enhanced services and greater connectivity between 45 destinations in 13 countries across southern Africa and the rest of the world.
Wego and German National Tourism office GCC partner for the Third Year running
29-06-2022 | 10:24:34
Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and German National Tourist Office for the GCC sign new partnership to inspire travellers to visit the country post COVID-19.
APO Group’s Beatrice Tonhodzayi appointed to the board of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority
24-06-2022 | 08:28:00
APO Group, the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, is delighted to announce that its Account Manager Beatrice Tonhodzayi has been appointed to the Board of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA).
South African Airways appoints Discover the World as its general sales agent in the UK
14-06-2022 | 09:49:00
South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa, has appointed Discover the World, a global player in tourism and airline representation, as its general sales agent (GSA) in the United Kingdom (UK).
[Mastercard Economics Institute] Pent-up demand drives global leisure and business flight bookings
13-06-2022 | 10:38:00
After a turbulent two years, new research from the Mastercard Economics Institute reveals that global leisure and business flight bookings have surpassed pre-pandemic levels, while spending on cruise lines, buses and trains saw sharp improvements this year.
Radisson Hotel Group accueille sa deuxième marque en Tunisie avec l'ouverture du Radisson Hotel Sfax
10-06-2022 | 10:06:00
Radisson Hotel Group est fier d'annoncer l'ouverture de sa dernière offre hôtelière tunisienne dans la ville historique de Sfax.
Radisson Hotel Group opens its 14th South African hotel in Durban
08-06-2022 | 08:43:37
Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce its entry into its fourth South African city, Durban, with the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Durban Umhlanga.
La Côte d'Ivoire élue à la Vice-présidence du Comité réformé des Membres Affiliés
30-05-2022 | 10:05:00
La Côte d’Ivoire occupe désormais le poste de la vice-présidence du comité réformé des Membres Affiliés de l'organisation mondiale du tourisme.
Marriott International signs agreement with the Red Sea Development Company
23-05-2022 | 10:51:50
Marriott International, Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with The Red Sea Development Company to debut its distinguished Ritz-Carlton Reserve brand.
Emirates reaffirms partnership with Mauritius to promote the tourism sector
18-05-2022 | 09:21:00
Emirates signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), to promote tourism to Mauritius from key markets across the Emirates network
Barrows develops new International Airport Business Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria
16-05-2022 | 15:31:00
Barrows Hotel Enterprises, the provider of hotel investment and advisory services for hotels in the Middle East and Africa, is developing a new 4-star International Airport Business Hotel in Lagos Nigeria.
Marriott International appoints Richard Collins as Area Vice President for Sub Saharan Africa
12-04-2022 | 10:30:00
Marriott International has appointed Richard Collins as its Area Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa. In this new role, Collins oversees the company’s managed operations in the region and will be based out of the company’s Cape Town office.
Emirates ramps up connections to Mauritius
11-04-2022 | 10:20:17
Emirates will be operating twice daily flights on its flagship A380 aircraft to Mauritius from 1 July 2022 to meet the increase in demand for travel to the island nation.
[Ghana] International air traffic in 2022 to exceed two million people, aviation analyst
05-04-2022 | 11:54:00
Total international air traffic for Ghana through the Kotoka International Airport will exceed 2.1 million people by the end of 2022 as a result of the latest easing of measures announced at the airport by President Akufo-Addo.
Kasada acquires Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town in South Africa
31-03-2022 | 15:10:14
This acquisition marks Kasada's entry into the South African hospitality market and the continued fulfilment of the platform’s strategy to expand its presence in key cities across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Marriott International signs agreement with Baraka Lodges to open first luxury Safari Lodge in Africa
22-03-2022 | 15:30:00
Marriott International announced it has signed an agreement with Baraka Lodges LTD. to enter the safari segment in Africa.
South African aviation authority grounds Comair fleet
15-03-2022 | 12:27:27
South Africa's aviation regulator has indefinitely grounded a fleet owned by Comair, a British Airways franchise, following a series of safety incidents.
EBRD supports establishment of Sector Skills Council to boost tourism and hospitality in Egypt
09-03-2022 | 14:38:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the establishment of a new Sector Skills Council (SSC) in Egypt, a platform aiming at fostering more resilient and inclusive human capital in the hospitality and tourism. 
Emirates resumes passenger services to and from Casablanca, Morocco
09-02-2022 | 11:04:00
Emirates announced a full return of passenger services to and from Casablanca in Morocco, marking a full restoration of Emirates’ pre-pandemic African network including 21 cities spread across the continent.
Emirates restores flights to five African countries
08-02-2022 | 09:50:00
Emirates resumed its passenger operations between Dubai and five African countries, offering customers more choice, superior value and enhanced connectivity to and through Dubai.
U.S. government partners with Egypt to boost tourism, further investment to Esna
03-02-2022 | 11:37:00
The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched the Esna Tourism Promotion Campaign in Luxor Governorate, Egypt.

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