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Travellers returned to SA in droves in March, latest stats show – even from the US

Travellers returned to SA in droves in March, latest stats show – even from the US | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
The number of travellers into the country increased between February and March this year - most of these were tourists from neighbouring countries.
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African National Parks: Helping the Surrounding Communities

African National Parks are important to protect wildlife, but also offer economic opportunities for surrounding communities.
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Imperatives For A Sustainable Recovery Of The Air Travel Industry In Africa

Africa is running a race against time in the battle against the historic crisis for the air travel industry posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Kenya to prioritize conference tourism to boost hospitality sector

Kenya to prioritize conference tourism to boost hospitality sector | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Kenya plans to prioritize conference tourism in order to boost the hospitality sector, a senior
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A trio of lodges offer sanctuary in Namibia's desertscape

A trio of lodges offer sanctuary in Namibia's desertscape | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Celebrating their remarkable setting
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African Waves: Meet The Man Behind Senegal's Black-Owned Surf Village

African Waves: Meet The Man Behind Senegal's Black-Owned Surf Village | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Babacar Thiaw, the man behind Senegal’s Black-owned surf village, has been surfing since he was six years old. His dad would take him to th
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Africa continues to grow despite Covid-19 pandemic

Africa continues to grow despite Covid-19 pandemic | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
African hotel development continued its growth trend in 2020, with 82,000 rooms in 447 hotels in the pipeline at the beginning of 2021. This is according to the 13th annual survey by W Hospitality Group, acknowledged as the industry’s most authoritative source on growth and development.
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Botswana's Xigera Safari Lodge Has a Light Footprint and a Major Impact

Botswana's Xigera Safari Lodge Has a Light Footprint and a Major Impact | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
In Botswana, a country renowned for its considered approach to wildlife protection, this reinvented camp is taking things to the next level, with a minimal carbon footprint and a spotlight on regional craft.
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10 of the Best National Parks in Africa

10 of the Best National Parks in Africa | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
These must-visit national parks in Africa offer incredible wildlife encounters, stunning landscapes, and unforgettable adventures.
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(OFFICIAL) Egypt keen for tourism recovery by year-end as visitor numbers rise

(OFFICIAL) Egypt keen for tourism recovery by year-end as visitor numbers rise | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Egypt is optimistic about welcoming more visitors this year with numbers increasing steadily since January to around half a million tourists a month, Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Enany told Reuters.
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Five quarantine-free places your South African passport can take you

Five quarantine-free places your South African passport can take you | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Yearning for an international getaway? While much of the world remains off limits, here are some fuss-free options for South Africans
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Stellenbosch Wine Routes marks birth of SA wine tourism

Stellenbosch Wine Routes marks birth of SA wine tourism | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Since its first step half a century ago, the footprint of wine tourism has extended to wine-producing regions in five provinces with 23 recorded wine routes.
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Major V&A Waterfront expansion approved

Major V&A Waterfront expansion approved | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
City of Cape Town Mayor, Dan Plato, has approved a R3.9bn (€229.6m) expansion to the V&A Waterfront’s Canal District. The mixed-use development will lead to the creation of at least 1 100 jobs during the construction phase. This announcement follows the recent approval of the R14bn (€824.1m) mixed-use Harbour Arch Development, which will include the construction of two new
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Egypt bets on ancient finds to pull tourism out of pandemic

Egypt bets on ancient finds to pull tourism out of pandemic | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
CAIRO (AP) — Workers dig and ferry wheelbarrows laden with sand to open a new shaft at a bustling archaeological site outside of Cairo, while a handful of Egyptian archaeologists supervise from garden chairs.
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Wildlife and humans fight for the land of Sudan's National Park

Wildlife and humans fight for the land of Sudan's National Park | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Sudan's Dinder National Park has beome a battle field for land in the fight between humans and wildlife.
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Balala counts on convention bureau in MICE recovery

Balala counts on convention bureau in MICE recovery | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
The Kenya National Convention Bureau is tasked with marketing Kenya as a MICE destination.
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UNWTO and Google Launch Global Partnership to Lead Tourism Recovery

UNWTO and Google Launch Global Partnership to Lead Tourism Recovery | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Google have signed a new agreement to work together and lead global tourism’s recovery through innovation, education, and market intelligence.
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Egypt Tourism Adds New ‘Holy Family’ Tourist Biblical Route

Egypt Tourism Adds New ‘Holy Family’ Tourist Biblical Route | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
The journey of the ‘Holy Family’ biblical route throughout Egypt is being highlighted as a new tourist route for travelers to experience whil
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Power of Investments for African Tourism Highlighted as INVESTOUR Returns

Power of Investments for African Tourism Highlighted as INVESTOUR Returns | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
The importance of unlocking the potential of investments for growing African tourism was highlighted as leaders from across the sector met virtually for the 2021 edition of INVESTOUR.
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(OFFICIAL) Egypt keen for tourism recovery by year-end as visitor numbers rise

(OFFICIAL) Egypt keen for tourism recovery by year-end as visitor numbers rise | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Egypt is optimistic about welcoming more visitors this year with numbers increasing steadily since January to around half a million tourists a month, Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Enany told Reuters.
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Lagos will be the Next Tourism Destination in Africa, Says Commissioner

Lagos will be the Next Tourism Destination in Africa, Says Commissioner | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
By Segun James As part of plans to diversify its economic base, the Lagos State Government has expressed determination to make the state the next tourism destination in Africa, given the plans of t…
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What Africa needs to do to lure tourists to the continent post-Covid-19

What Africa needs to do to lure tourists to the continent post-Covid-19 | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Jiten Vyas of VFS Global says Africa has what it takes to become a top post-Covid-19 destination.
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8 top photo spots in the Northern Cape

8 top photo spots in the Northern Cape | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
South Africa’s biggest province stretches over a variety of astonishing landscapes. Here are our top photo spots in the Northern Cape that you cannot miss.
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Airbnb CEO identifies 5 trends that are unlikely to reverse

The pandemic changed the way we travel, but it remains to be seen how many of these trends will last.
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