Ethiopian Airline indicates interest in Arik Air

The Management of Ethiopian Airlines has submitted a formal proposal to take charge of troubled carrier Arik Air, which accounts for more than half...

Religious tourism: the white gold of Saudi Arabia

With global oil prices flailing, Saudi Arabia is turning to another natural resource: billions of dollars gained from religious tourism as the kingdom hosts...

Facebook & Instagram help put African tourism on the social media map

Showcasing how tourism operators and agencies can leverage Instagram, Facebook Live and Facebook 360, the Facebook and Instagram team discussed how new technologies can...

South Africa mulls merger of three state-owned airlines

CAPE TOWN - South Africa’s government is considering merging its three state-owned airlines into one entity, and offering a 25 percent stake of the...

Lagos Travel Hacks For The Newbie

The population of Lagos is growing as people stream into the state from different parts of Nigeria and the world. Hence, you will always...

South African govt won’t allow national airline to fail

CAPE TOWN  - South Africa's embattled national airline SAA will not be allowed to "go under", the deputy finance minister Sfiso Buthelezi told parliament...

Lagos slumps as travel to Africa displays double-digit growth

During the coming five months, August – December 2017, there will be 16% fewer airline seats on domestic routes and 9% fewer and on...

Opportunities abound for foreign investment in Africa’s hospitality sector

The emerging markets are set to post faster growth in revenue than their counterparts in developed countries, making them integral to the expansion strategies...

Commercial showing naked female flight attendants causes uproar online

Kazakhstani tourism portal Choсotravel has been accused of sexism and vulgarity after the release of its new commercial. The video shows naked girls, impersonating flight...

Kenya Airways shareholders back restructuring plan

NAIROBI - Kenya Airways shareholders voted to approve a financial restructuring plan to create new shares and convert debt into equity at a special...