Tanzania boasts on being atop among the leading tourist destinations in Africa this year based on recent tourist arrivals statistics, tourism officials said Wednesday. For the first time in its tourism history, Tanzania has recorded a big inflow of tourists visiting its famous tourist attractions, pushing ahead hotel and lodging bookings to January next, Read More

The sudden transfer of culture and tourism minister, Ojo Madueke, to the Ministry of Transport has brought a major set back to the Tourism Development Project, Dr. Franklin Adejuwon, chairman of the Tourism Master Plan Committee, said earlier this week. Speaking against the backdrop of anxiety in the industry about the project, Dr. Adejuwon, Read More

THE Chief Executive of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Omotayo Omotosho, commended the ABC transport company for extending its luxury transport service to neighboring countries such as Ghana. She said the bus service between Lagos-Accra would boost tourism as well as economic activities between the two countries.

A group of eland gazelles was establishing themselves in their new home in Kidepo Valley National Park over the weekend, following their translocation from Lake Mburo National Park, having completed a journey of almost 1000 kilometers. Eland are plentiful at Lake Mburo, with over 400 of the species recorded during the last game count,, Read More

This year from 24-27 October, ICCA will be holding its congress in Cape Town, South Africa. Between 550 and 650 meetings industry colleagues from around the world are planning to attend what promise to be ground-breaking sessions with world renowned speakers. Just announced, the closing keynote speaker for the “Copenhagen Lecture” on Wednesday afternoon,, Read More

IIPT is proud to announce the 3rd IIPT African Conference on Peace through Tourism to be held at the InterContinental Lusaka Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia, February 6 to 11, 2005.  The Conference is being organized by the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) in partnership with the Africa Travel Association (ATA), and hosted by, Read More

Cultural Tourism is based on the mosaic of places, traditions, art forms, celebrations and experiences that portray this nation and its people, reflecting the diversity and character of Nigeria. We need to think about cultural tourism because really there is no other kind of tourism. People don’t come to Nigeria for our airports; people, Read More

GHANA and Mexico are to explore the possibility of exchange programs in human resources development in the tourism sector.

The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) at the Obudu Ranch in Cross Rivers State of Nigeria worked together to bring a workshop geared to geared tourism development. The workshop, themed “Accessing the Capital Market for Tourism Development”, was declared open by the governor of Cross River State,, Read More

The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) introduced a new award category at the fourth annual TTB awards which recognized the tour operator who has done the most in its efforts to support community-based tourism and humanitarian projects in Tanzania. The first TTB tour operator “Humanitarian Award” was presented to Denver- based Africa Adventure Consultants, by, Read More