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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 09:53

The human need for adventure is a well-documented school of thought, highlighting adventure as an essential and integral part of our biological makeup. South Africa is uniquely set up and qualified to be the number one adventure tourism destination worldwide – if only it were given half the chance. South Africa can offer the world […]

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:04

Manufacturers and retailers seeking to stay one step ahead in Africa’s complex markets need to move beyond ‘business as usual’ – they simply cannot keep doing the same things and expecting a different result. This is the latest insight stemming from the 5th Nielsen Africa Prospects Indicator (APi) report which includes a comparative ranking of […]

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:45

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed Mr. Ailende Okoromu its new Country Manager for Tanzania to oversee the airline’s fast-growing commercial operations in Tanzania’s business capital of Dar es Salaam and across the country. Working at the airline’s Dar es Salaam Office, Mr. Okoromu moved to Tanzania from […]

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 16:53

Nigeria will host the second ConMin West Africa conference from May 15 to 17, 2018 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. A statement signed by the Public Relations Manager of IMAG GmbH, Claudia Grzelke, said the conference would bring together suppliers, manufacturers and solution providers who would showcase an array of products from the […]

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 14:34

The potential of Tourism in poverty alleviation and to induce transformative change has been addressed in Lusaka, capital city of Zambia, in the World Tourism Organisation Conference on Promoting Sustainable Tourism, a Tool for Inclusive Growth and Community Engagement in Africa. The Conference that was preceded by a technical workshop to revise strategies and approaches […]

The post UNWTO: Lusaka Declares Sustainable Tourism Development appeared first on The Event.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 14:11

Independent airline companies SA Airlink and Safair are planning a merger in which Airlink will acquire Safair. The companies said in a joint statement on Monday that they will file an application at the Competition Commission for approval to merge under the umbrella of the Airlink group of companies. Safair operates a passenger and cargo […]

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Monday, December 11, 2017 - 16:12

Efforts being made by Kenya’s government to make Nairobi an aviation hub has received a big boost from the African development Bank (AfDB) which approved a US$160 million loan for the expansion of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). The project entails construction of a 4.9km second runway to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Category II […]

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Monday, December 11, 2017 - 15:15

Aquila Private Game Reserve have now extended their latest investment into conservation with a multi-million Rand commitment seeing the welcoming of new Cape giraffes and eland. The magical story of Aquila Private Game Reserve evolved over 18 years ago from nothing other than pure passion and the strong desire of one man: Searl Derman. The […]

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Friday, December 8, 2017 - 14:22

Folorunso Alakija, one of a handful of successful female entrepreneurs on the continent listed as one of Forbes most powerful women in the world, attended the Flourish Africa conference. The 66-year-old business magnate has persistently championed the causes of women in Nigeria from her work with widows and orphans through the Rose of Sharon Foundation […]


Friday, December 8, 2017 - 13:43

South Africa’s deputy minister of tourism, Elizabeth Thabethe, has announced a “bold and ambitious” delegate-boosting plan as part of a Bidding Support Programme to propel the country’s business events industry forward. Speaking at IBTM World in Barcelona, Thabethe told CMW the South African National Convention Bureau (SANCB) was emphasising that South Africa – and Africa – is “open for […]


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