Tag: Africa

Canopy by Hilton set to debut in Africa

Hilton announced the signing of a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, South Africa’s largest REIT, to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand. The 150 guestroom Canopy by Hilton Cape Town Longkloof is expected to begin welcoming guests in 2021 and will be the brand’s debut property in Africa. Canopy by Hilton […]

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Opportunities in Africa and Middle East were the topic of focus in WTM 2018

Gastrodiplomacy in Jordan plans for Expo 2020 in Dubai, opportunities in Africa and the latest travel trends for the region were all hotly debated topics in the Middle East & Africa Inspiration Zone at WTM London. Increased security, rising demand and growing competition in the Middle East and Africa region is opening up tourism, according […]

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Zanzibar Tourism Promotion Center launches 2019 promotional campaign in India

Zanzibar Tourism Promotion Center (ZTPC) recently organised an exclusive meet for the media with Mahmoud Kombo, Minister for Information, Culture and Tourism, Government of Zanzibar and his delegation to launch Zanzibar’s (Tanzania) 2019 promotional campaign in India. At the promotional campaign launch event, talking exclusively to Travel News Digest, Kombo said, “My main mission is […]

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One of Africa’s longest and highest zip-lines reopens in the Mother City

The Cape Town Ziplines, a SA Forest Adventures initiative, re-opened in Silvermist Estate on Hout Bay Road. Following a two year closure, the site has been re-opened with GoPro partnering with Cape Town Ziplines. This partnership marks the first GoPro resort partnership in Africa. The Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, who […]

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Egypt expects about 140,000 Indian tourists in 2018

Egypt Tourism organised their annual roadshow today at St. Regis, Mumbai with travel agents and select media in attendance. Ismail A. Hamid Amer, Egyptian Tourism Counselor, Regional Director addressed the media and travel agents present at the roadshow and presented various tourist attractions and activities in Egypt. Egypt Tourism is largely promoting their new product […]

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Manchester Airport secures flight services to Addis Ababa with Ethiopian Airlines

Manchester Airport has secured a landmark route into Africa, underlining its pivotal role in connecting the North to the world’s most important markets. Ethiopian Airlines confirmed it will operate four-times-a-week service, starting from December 1, to Addis Ababa, the East African nation’s capital. The route will unlock connections to more than 58 countries across the […]

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Evolve Back Resorts to expand with four new properties by 2021

Shruti Dugar | Kolkata Karnataka has been on the global map for some time now making headlines ranging from startups to its rich cultural heritage. “We are dedicated to providing exquisite holiday experiences that promote the purity of nature and culture of the local land,” said Jose Ramapuram – Director Marketing, Evolve Back Resorts (formerly […]

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The SunLux Collection Hotels in South Africa woo travellers with Indian food

Darshan Baid | Kolkata South Africa-based premium hotel brand – The SunLux Collection by Sun International Group has four luxury properties in South Africa. All hotels have in-house Indian Chefs who provide authentic Indian food, including Jain food at each of the properties in South Africa. The hotel brand also allows travel groups to bring […]

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Turkish Airlines expands its outreach in Africa

Turkish Airlines adds yet another city and country to its African network. The capital city of Republic of Guinea, Conakry is joining the network on January 30 and will be the 51st destination served in the continent. Conakry (Republic of Guinea) will become the 296th destination in 120 countries to be served by the national […]

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Ethiopian to link Chengdu with Africa

Ethiopian Airlines recently announced that it has concluded preparations to start new flights to Chengdu, China three times weekly from June 3, 2017. Chengdu is the capital of China’s Sichuan province as well as the 7th largest city in China and a major hub for Air China, Ethiopian Airlines’ Star Alliance partner. With this new […]

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