Articles tagged “africa”

Tourism

Lessons From Ethiopia’s Post-War Tourism Recovery

The civil war is over, but Western government travel warnings are still there. If there's going to be a recovery, tourism authorities need to focus their energy on getting those lifted. That's going to require repeated messaging that the war is over.

Lessons From Ethiopia’s Post-War Tourism Recovery

Business Travel

Zoom Fatigue Finally Revives Travel for In-Person Company Meetings

Internal meetings were supposed to be killed off by video conferencing, but it looks like in-person face-to-face will be back with a bang this year.

Zoom Fatigue Finally Revives Travel for In-Person Company Meetings

Tourism

The Kalahari Game Reserve Scientist Studying Climate Change Through the Solitary Pangolin

Wendy Panaino has a unique job — she studies climate change in the Kalahari desert, mostly through her research on the elusive and endangered pangolin. She's had to turn half nocturnal to study and track in its natural habitat, and monitor its adaptation to a changing climate that will increasingly impact how and why we travel.

The Kalahari Game Reserve Scientist Studying Climate Change Through the Solitary Pangolin

Tourism

Cairo Promises to Be More Welcoming to Tourists With a New Egyptian Capital

Egyptian travel executives are adamant that Cairo's tourism industry will benefit enormously from the country's new capital — even if some critics believe the $59 billion project is money misspent.

Cairo Promises to Be More Welcoming to Tourists With a New Egyptian Capital

Tourism

Africa’s Tourism Recovery Hindered by E-Visa Delays

Countries in Africa are bullish on e-visas helping them to boost their tourism industries, but failures to overcome tech struggles are making any prospect of full recoveries soon an unlikely prospect.

Africa’s Tourism Recovery Hindered by E-Visa Delays

Airlines

Delta’s Used Boeing 737 and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Delta introduces the first of its used Boeing 737 jets amid a pilot shortage, United Airlines will open two new pilot bases, and Hyatt aims to acquire Dream Hotels

Delta’s Used Boeing 737 and Other Top Stories This Week

Business Travel

Africa Travel Investor Finds New Rental Venture Incompatible With Remote Workers

Vacation rentals in African destinations tailored to professionals no longer tethered to offices? In theory it’s a sound idea, but one venture studio has just had to close down its startup.

Africa Travel Investor Finds New Rental Venture Incompatible With Remote Workers

News Blog

African Airlines Take New Steps Towards Open Skies Vision

Momentum is building behind the Single African Air Transport Market, or SAATM, a flagship project designed to create a single unified air transport market in Africa, organized by the International Air Transport Association. New routes should be easier to launch without the need for reciprocal services, and 17 African countries have now agreed to test…

Tourism

Africa Sees Return of Stolen Artifacts as Boost for Diaspora Tourism

Although African officials view the tourism angle as secondary in their quest to retrieve stolen artifacts, they nonetheless see them becoming popular attractions for members of the diaspora increasingly eager to reconnect with the continent.

Africa Sees Return of Stolen Artifacts as Boost for Diaspora Tourism

Tourism

Zimbabwe’s Healthy Tourism Future Starts With Healthy Local Communities

Often unseen from the front-and-center of a destination's tourism economy are people like Tendai Nhunzwi. In Zimbabwe, Nhunzwi, a trained accountant, is working tirelessly on the frontlines to ensure local communities are fed and healthy — underscoring the basic principle that there would no tourism without those communities.

Zimbabwe’s Healthy Tourism Future Starts With Healthy Local Communities