Articles tagged “west africa”

Senegal’s Long-Delayed New International Airport Finally Opens

Senegal’s Long-Delayed New International Airport Finally Opens

Carley Petesch, Associated Press

Senegal wants to be West Africa's premier hub. The best way to do that is by building a new, modern airport. But that's no guarantee for success. Let's hope airlines actually grow there. Otherwise, this could be an expensive folly.

1 year ago

DNA Testing Becomes a Heritage Tourism Hook for Black Travelers

DNA Testing Becomes a Heritage Tourism Hook for Black Travelers

Sarah Enelow, Skift

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.

2 years ago

West Africa’s Battle Against Ebola Extends to the Airport

West Africa’s Battle Against Ebola Extends to the Airport

Associated Press

Outbreaks like SARS demonstrated how quickly illness can spread thanks to the speed of international travel.

5 years ago