#VoyagesAfriq’s latest news updates from across #Africa

(Posted 25th February 2022)

Convention Bureaus set sights on Meetings Africa

With Africa’s Premier business event, Meetings Africa set to return this month in South Africa’s capital Johannesburg, convention bureaus and leading MICE businesses are targeting this avenue to chart a path to recovery.
The event which was last held in 2020 is the main business event which begins the MICE tourism season in Africa.

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UNWTO Returns to Geneva as World begins to Open

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will be in Geneva this week for high-level talks focused on the restart of tourism as restrictions on travel are eased in many parts of the world. 

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#MeetingsAfrica2022: A guarantee of health safety for Participants
South African Tourism will leave no stone unturned in guaranteeing the safety and security of exhibitors, buyers, and patrons of this year’s Meetings Africa.
The event which is returning to the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg after a brief hiatus due to the Coronavirus pandemic will hold from February 28 to March 2. 

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L’Escale Resort Marina & Spa: A pandemic-era success story

In the heat of the Coronavirus pandemic when tourism and hospitality establishments had been dealt a heavy blow and managers and workers were at their wits end, something unusual happened; Seychelles’ L’Escale Resort Marina and Spa was born.
The facility has been in operations for a little over a year now and is already making waves as a preferred resort for luxury and high-end guests.

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Uganda scraps mandatory test for Travellers  Travellers to Uganda will no longer be required to undergo a mandatory COVID-19 test at the country’s points of entry.

The East African country’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday, February 16, said in a communique that “mandatory COVID-19 testing of all incoming travelers at Entebbe International Airport upon arrival has been stopped.” The decision which took effect immediately follows a cabinet decision on Monday, 14, February, 2022, the statement adds. 

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WTM London unveils new brand identity for its travel tech event 

WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry – has redesigned and renamed its co-located travel & hospitality technology show.
Previously called Travel Forward, it will become WTM Travel Tech and offer more features for exhibitors and visitors at WTM London 2022 (7-9 November 2022).
Show organisers are planning two theatres in the WTM Travel Tech zone – one to showcase new products and the other to host seminars, debates and presentations. 

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