Articles tagged “africa”

Tourism

5 Surprising Tourism Growth Stories

Albania, Tanzania, Indonesia, Egypt, and El Salvador have been named the most-improved emerging economies for enabling travel and tourism development since 2019. Here are some insights.

5 Surprising Tourism Growth Stories

Cruises

Tour Expedition Leader Lindblad Buys Thomson Adventures For $30 Million

The new partnership is just the latest in Lindblad's recent acquisition spree.

Tour Expedition Leader Lindblad Buys Thomson Adventures For $30 Million

Hotels

TUI Taps Into African Tourism With Hotel Push

TUI is tapping into the booming African tourism market as it spreads its offerings throughout the continent.

TUI Taps Into African Tourism With Hotel Push

Startups

This Y Combinator Startup Wants To Be Africa’s ‘Backbone of Travel’

Some investors are hesitant to fund startups in places experiencing currency volatility, but Triply overcame that challenge while consolidating payment tools for smaller travel businesses.

This Y Combinator Startup Wants To Be Africa’s ‘Backbone of Travel’

Tourism

Egypt Sees Record Tourism Despite Israel-Hamas War

Egypt's tourism industry has been able to withstand some of the impact of the Israel-Hamas war.

Egypt Sees Record Tourism Despite Israel-Hamas War

Luxury

7 Trends Safari Operators in Africa Are Seeing For 2024

Many safari lovers are looking for immersive experiences, and not just chasing the Big 5 animal species.

7 Trends Safari Operators in Africa Are Seeing For 2024

Tourism

South Africa Pins Hopes on Return of Tourists Despite Crime Worries

Tourism numbers to South Africa are inching toward a full 2019 recovery. But safety and security concerns pose a challenge to its appeal as a destination.

South Africa Pins Hopes on Return of Tourists Despite Crime Worries

Airlines

U.S. Consumers Complain About Airlines in Record Numbers

Today's podcast looks at airline passenger complaints, Dubai’s ascendency, and Indian tourists’ interest in African nations.

U.S. Consumers Complain About Airlines in Record Numbers

Tourism

African Nations Look to India to Increase Tourism

The rapidly booming Indian travel market is driving destinations worldwide to ramp up their marketing efforts toward the increasingly lucrative group - including those in Africa for which India is already a crucial source market.

African Nations Look to India to Increase Tourism

News Blog

Kenya to Remove Visa Requirement for All Visitors

Visitors to Kenya will no longer need a visa to enter the East African nation starting in January, President William Ruto announced on Tuesday. Ruto said Kenyan officials had developed a digital platform to ensure all visitors would receive an electronic travel authorization prior to arrival, which would eliminate the need to apply for a…