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July 28

  • Nigeria: Immigration Hikes Cost of International Passport

    Daily Trust

    Effective from August 1, 2014, Nigerians seeking to obtain international passports will have to pay more as the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has reviewed the cost, Daily Trust... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: MPs Blast Tourism Ministry Over Car Purchases

    New Zimbabwe

    THE tourism ministry on Monday came under criticism from Parliament for purchasing second hand vehicles for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Is Safe, Says 67 U.S. Tourists

    The Star

    Tourist attractions sites and hotels in Nakuru are recording an increase in the number of visitors as many foreign national continue to avoid the coast over security concerns. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Abuja Airport Expansion Project to Be Completed in December

    Guardian

    Hope for better airport services in the country was rekindled on Monday when the Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo--Iweala told an... Read more »

  • Kenya: Serena Hotels Says Kenya 'Must Be Joking' About Tourism Figures

    The Star

    A leading Kenyan hotel chain has disputed official figures for tourist arrivals, saying violent attacks by militant Islamists have scared away far more tourists than the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Maasai Mara Feels Pinch of Low Tourist Arrivals

    The Star

    LOW foreign tourist arrivals occasioned by insecurity and travel advisories has forced some hoteliers in Maasai Mara in Narok county to send home some of their staff due to low... Read more »

  • Uganda: CAA Explains Airlines Grounding [interview]

    EA Business

    On June 17th 2014, Uganda's air transport industry managers Civil Aviation Authority withdrew Air Operator Certificates (AOC) for three airlines that were registered in Uganda and... Read more »

  • Africa: African Navigators Plan Radar Exit

    EA Business

    Air navigation experts from across the continent have agreed to shift to satellite systems to monitor aircraft movements. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Hoteliers Defy Travel Advisories

    CAJ News

    HOTELS in the coastal towns of Kenya have come up with an ingenious way to attract tourists who wish to travel to the country from the United Kingdom despite the travel advisories... Read more »

  • Kenya: Motion to Relocate Cemeteries On Kisumu Beaches to Boost Tourism

    The Star

    KISUMU MCAs have passed a motion for the county government to repossess idle land. The motion was tabled on Thursday by the assembly's tourism committee chairman Jacktone Onunga.... Read more »

  • Kenya: Security Cover for Tourists Soon

    The Star

    An insurance cover for tourists visiting the Kenyan coast will soon be launched. Coast tourism association chair Mohammed Hersi says the insurance will also cover evacuation in... Read more »

  • Kenya: Tourism Industry Could Collapse Due to Insecurity

    The Star

    Nandi County senator Stephen Sang is warning that the tourism sector may collapse if the country's security system is not reviewed. He says the security situation especially at the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Makurdi - Abuja Flights Begin August 1

    Daily Trust

    The Benue State government has given approval to Overland Airlines to commence scheduled passenger services from Makurdi to Abuja. Read more »



July 27

  • Angola: Bicuar National Park to Have Tourists Village

    ANGOP

    Six Tourists Village will be under construction as of August this year, in the National Park of Bicuar, southern Huila Province, in a joint action of the Ministry of Environment... Read more »

  • Malawi: Minister Urges Tourists to Sample Out Malawi's Beauty

    Malawi News Agency

    Minister of Information, Tourism, Culture and Civic Education, Kondwani Nankhumwa, urged international tourists to visit Malawi and enjoy maximum pleasure provided by the country's... Read more »

  • Uganda: Country Safe for Tourism

    EA Business

    The government and the tourism fraternity last week swiftly moved to refute allegations that the country was not safe for visiting. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Irked By Tourism Heavy Taxes

    EA Business

    Tourism operators say relatively high taxes levied on the industry are impacting badly on the already struggling sector. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Sheraton Abuja - Repositioning in Tough Times [analysis]

    This Day

    If you walked past the General Manager of Sheraton Hotel Abuja, Boris Bornman, you may mistake him for just another guest in the posh hotel. Smiling often and somewhat... Read more »

  • Kenya: Adventure Inside the Nairobi National Park

    Daily News

    After the 700 plus participants from over 80 countries wrapped up the international conference on revolutionising finance for agriculture value chains in Nairobi, the chunk of them... Read more »



July 26

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