Media India Group’s 4th edition of their Africa Report

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India Outbound has the pleasure to present you a unique section on its flagship website dedicated to Africa travel news and a monthly B2B newsletter focusing on the promotion of travel & tourism development in African countries for the Indian travel trade. This initiative is the first of its kind in the Indian market and we look forward to provide timely and accurate information on Africa and contribute to a better understanding and knowledge of the continent that is often a victim of bias, clichés and other false information.

Meetings Africa 2020 presents business opportunities in Africa

Meetings Africa 2020 took place from February 25-26 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg and brought together stakeholders within the business events and tourism industries.

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South Africa Tourism releases industry update on coronavirus situation

The South African tourism board has released an update and their plans focussed on the effect of coronavirus on the sector. The government is currently implementing a formal, inter-sectoral plan to ensure their readiness,…

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Jamaica Tourism Board unveils new brand positioning of destination

The Jamaica Tourist Board unveiled ‘JAMAICA, Heartbeat of the World’ as the new destination brand positioning, recognising Jamaica’s outsized influence on the world. Strengthening the island’s position as a global culturally relevant brand,…

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Nigeria & Tanzania tourism come together for African Tourism Board

The African Tourism Board had a consultative visit with the United Republic of Tanzanian High Commission in Nigeria and held high-level discussion with Benson Alfred Baba, the high commissioner, and Elias Nwandobo, counsellor to the Commission.

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Morocco plans new roadmap to boost tourism

The tourist arrival to Morocco has seen a growth of 5.2 pc between 2018 and 2019 as it recorded 13 million tourists, as revealed by the National Confederation of Tourism (CNT).

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Moroccan capital Rabat named African capital of culture

The Moroccan capital Rabat was designated as the African capital of culture for 2020-2021, official news agency MAP reported. The decision was taken by the Committee of African Capitals of Culture following its meeting,…

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Mauritius grounds Alitalia aircraft over COVID-19 fears

An Alitalia Airbus was grounded on arrival by the Mauritius health authorities over concerns that some of the passengers may be infected with COVID-19, aka Corona Virus, following the news from Italy over the weekend,…

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Kenya Tourism Board sets things in motion for the Magical Kenya Travel Expo 2020

The Magical Kenya Travel Expo will take place in Nairobi on October 7-9 this year. Anticipating further growth, and higher demand for hosted buyers also from international media, the Kenya Tourism Board has now launched,…

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Air Seychelles remains an IOSA certified airline

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has successfully passed the comprehensive Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). Held in August 2019, the intense renewal audit widely focused on the safety practices,…

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South African Airways drops more routes in latest restructuring move

South African Airways (SAA) has announced further cancellation of domestic and international routes as part of its restructuring. The joint Business Rescue Practitioners (BRPs) of SAA announced further initiatives to support the airline’s,…

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Ethiopian wins ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ award

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network cargo operator and multi-award winner, has won the ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ Award at the 2020 STAT International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo,…

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UNWTO Ministerial Conference sets sights on tourism development

The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Ministerial Conference held on the margins of the Global Tourism Investment in Africa (February 20-22) has adopted series of resolutions which aims at developing tourism in the Africa region.

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Malawi postpones “Takulandirani” MITE 2020 event dates

Malawi’s ministry of industry, trade and tourism through its department of tourism has served notice to prospective exhibitors, buyers and participants that this year’s “Takulandirani” Malawi International Tourism Expo (MITE 2020),…

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Cape Town to host International Obstetrics and Gynaecology Congress

Cape Town has been chosen to host a prestigious global health congress – the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) World Congress in 2024. The FIGO Congress provides a global platform for health professionals,…

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WTM Africa will take place as planned, assures the organiser Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions, organisers of WTM Africa is assuring the general tourism and travel public that this year’s event will go on as planned from April 6-8, in Cape Town, South Africa. Amidst the continuous spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus),…

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The deep impact of ITB Berlin 2020 cancellation

After speculations and rumours doing rounds in the industry, the organisers finally officially announced that ITB Berlin will not take place in 2020 due to rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in various pockets of the world.

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