Articles tagged “mali”

Black-Owned Agencies in the U.S. Carve a Successful Niche in African Tourism

Black-Owned Agencies in the U.S. Carve a Successful Niche in African Tourism

Maria Lenhart, Skift

Henderson Travel, a black-owned agency founded back in the Civil Rights era, pioneered roots travel to Africa. Its continued success is a testament not just to the popularity of genealogical tourism, but a booming African-American travel market.

2 months ago

Rezidor Hotels Vows To Reopen Radisson Blu in Mali After Attack

Rezidor Hotels Vows To Reopen Radisson Blu in Mali After Attack

Baba Ahmed and Robbie Corey-Boulet, Associated Press

Officials from the Rezidor Hotel Group, which operates the Radisson Blu in Mali's capital, are doing and saying all the right things. That property is going to reopen despite the tragedy that occurred there.

3 years ago

Gunmen Take 170 Hostages at Radisson Hotel in Mali’s Capital

Gunmen Take 170 Hostages at Radisson Hotel in Mali’s Capital

Harouna Traore and Baba Ahmed, Associated Press

3 years ago

Starwood Plans to Open 16 Hotels in Africa Over Next Five Years

Starwood Plans to Open 16 Hotels in Africa Over Next Five Years

William Davison, Skift

16 hotels in five years is playing it rather safe.

3 years ago

U.S. State Department issues travel warning advising Americans against all travel to Mali

U.S. State Department issues travel warning advising Americans against all travel to Mali

Associated Press

The warning won’t be a blow to Mali’s tourism industry, which wasn't exactly thriving beforehand, but all U.S. travel warnings impact a country in some way.

6 years ago

Timbuktu’s World Heritage-listed mausoleums are destroyed by religious fundamentalists

Associated Press

Locals and visitors share the same frustration over the utter senselessness of uneducated hooligans destroying treasures because they can't properly read a religious text.

6 years ago