Articles tagged “west africa”

Business Travel

South African Corporate Travel Agency Looks to Embolden Women Under New Investor

A pioneering female-focused private equity fund has backed a management buyout at Johannesburg's Club Travel Corporate, and it’s a sign of more things to come across Africa, according to its CEO.

South African Corporate Travel Agency Looks to Embolden Women Under New Investor

Airlines

JetBlue’s Long Game Involves More International Flights

The airline’s planned takeover of Spirit will give it a bigger footprint in the U.S., but destinations including Africa are part of a bigger, bolder plan — one, however, that could take several years to materialize.

JetBlue’s Long Game Involves More International Flights

Business Travel

Accor Puts Co-Working Spaces Into Its Africa Hotels

The commercial success of a new franchise deal between Accor's co-working brand Wojo and Kasada Capital Management hinges on whether digital nomads can be tempted to stray from Europe.

Accor Puts Co-Working Spaces Into Its Africa Hotels

Business Travel

The Travel Quandary for Global Aid Workers in the Pandemic

They say charity begins at home, but for the thousands of overseas volunteers that’s not quite the case. Now they’re wondering how to keep going in a world where travel has mostly stopped.

The Travel Quandary for Global Aid Workers in the Pandemic

Tourism

Ivory Coast Aims to Make Tourism the Third Pillar of Its Economy

Ivory Coast — which saw its tourism industry wiped out in 2011 — is hoping to raise $1 billion to grow the sector and create much-needed jobs.

Ivory Coast Aims to Make Tourism the Third Pillar of Its Economy

Business Travel

DNA Testing Becomes a Heritage Tourism Hook for Black Travelers

Recent advances in DNA testing have made the service more accurate and affordable, which opens up the heritage tourism market to black Americans like never before.

DNA Testing Becomes a Heritage Tourism Hook for Black Travelers