Category: Africa

South Africa celebrates 25 years of democracy

The South African Consulate General in Mumbai along with South African Tourism hosted an evening for their Indian partners and friends to celebrate South Africa’s 25th Freedom Day. On April 27th, South Africa completed a historic 25 years of democracy. Observed annually as Freedom Day, it is the commemoration of the first-ever democratic elections held […]

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Autograph Collection Hotels debuts in Kenya welcoming Sankara Nairobi to its portfolio

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, welcomed Sankara Nairobi to its diverse and distinguished portfolio of over 171 hotels around the world, marking the debut for the brand in Kenya. Set in the heart of Westlands, Sankara Nairobi lies in the epicentre of the city’s commercial, retail and entertainment quarter […]

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Radisson Hotel Group signs agreement for three hotels to enter Madagascar

Radisson Hotel Group is entering its 32nd African market and second Indian Ocean territory, Madagascar, with the signing of a portfolio deal of three hotels and a total of 254 rooms. The agreement was signed with Groupe Talys, one of Madagascar’s leading private groups focusing on distribution, real estate, hospitality and leisure sectors. Radisson Hotel […]

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Water levels in Cape Town continue to rise steadily

Cape Town has been lauded for its water-wise tourism efforts over the last few months and has established itself as a water-smart destination as it continues to conduct business as usual with a few basic sustainability measures in place. Good winter rainfalls have ensured that dams in the city are over 70% full and that […]

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Alain St. Ange and Doris Woerfel appointed as the President and CEO of African Tourism Board

The African Tourism Board (ATB) was founded in 2018 at the WTM in London and launched at WTM Africa in Cape Town in April 2019. In cooperation with our public and private sector members, ATB aims to develop tourism responsively not only to and from but also within Africa and to unite countries on the […]

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Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo

Air Mauritius has taken delivery of its new generation widebody A330-900. This sets a new landmark for Air Mauritius as the first A330neo operator based in the southern hemisphere and the first airline in the world to operate a combination of both the A350 XWB and A330neo. The national carrier of the Republic of Mauritius […]

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Ethiopian Airlines wins ‘African Champion of the Year’ Award

Ethiopian Airlines won the prestigious African Champion of the Year Award recently at the ongoing Africa CEO Forum in Kigali which was attended by more than 1,800 delegates. The Africa CEO Forum is the leading international conference dedicated to the private sector in Africa and hosts the continent’s top CEOs, international investors, experts and high-level […]

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Marriott International announces the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif in Algeria

Marriott International announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif in Algeria, in partnership with Prombati SPA owned by Rachid Khenfri. With 191 rooms, the hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of the city, providing easy access to Setif’s new tram line and Setif International Airport just 20 minutes’ drive away. The modern […]

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Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority organises golf FAM trip for key Indian golf operators

Following the India visit of Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Mauritius and his meeting with IGTA, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) organised a five-day golf FAM trip recently for key Indian golf operators to Mauritius. The objective was to give them a country overview and a first-hand experience of golfing facilities in […]

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Seychelles Tourism Board launches first-of-its-kind global advertising campaign

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has launched its global advertising campaign film that will be showcased across traditional and digital mediums in the Indian market. The film is a first-of-its-kind initiative by the Seychelles Tourism Board – India Office. Directed and developed by digital content creators – TheVibe, the film captures the essence of Seychelles and […]

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