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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.

Urgent appeal to international community for support to African travel and tourism sector

Geneva – Five international air transport and tourism bodies have launched an appeal to international financial institutions,…


Challenges of travelling within Africa

Last year in November I travelled to neighboring Madagascar which is lately in the news for other reasons.


Seychelles starts lifting travel restrictions; keeps India out

Seychelles has announced a gradual and cautious easing of travel restrictions, which will see the recommencement of travel to the Indian Ocean country,…


Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta announces USD 56 mn tourism stimulus package

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya has unveiled a comprehensive package to rescue the country’s ailing tourism sector in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic.


South Africa’s Tourism Business Council lobbies govt to consider early opening of boarders

Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) is lobbying for a more immediate phased reopening of international tourism to South Africa as early as September 2020.


Ghana outlines protocols and guidelines for tourism and hospitality industry

Ghana is currently rolling out phased approach towards lifting COVID-19 restrictions. The first of which was announced last Sunday in President Akufo-Addo’s address to the nation.


CoronaSmart outlines post-COVID-19 standards for tourism & hospitality sector

COVID-19, the coronavirus strain that has caused a global lockdown, is changing how we do business. This is especially true for tourism, hospitality and retail,…


Saving Lives at Kilimanjaro

In a normal year, some 50,000 adventurers of all ages and abilities flock to Tanzania to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the massive savannah-to-sky volcano in northern Tanzania that tops,…


MICE travel revival by year end: SOTC survey

MICE travel has become an important component of tourism industry in India in the recent years. A revival of this segment is due by the year end.


Travel exhibitions looking forward to evolve under ‘new normal’

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted all destinations worldwide to introduce restrictions on travel, thereby keeping every scheduled meeting,…


Unique survey among the travel journalists show promising outlook for tourism recovery

Flight bans and country-wide lockdowns due to Covid-19 have grounded most travel activities around the world including travel reporting.


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