Tag Archives: Tourism

South Africa Hosts Women In Tourism Conference Oct 4-5


Deputy Minister of Tourism of South Africa; Ms. Tokozile Xasa in partnership with the City of Tshwane will host the Women in Tourism Conference aimed at addressing economic issues and sharing information for economic empowerment amongst women in the sector. The conference, initially launched in 2014, where focus was placed mainly on the fundamental issues of personal development and competitive …

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Bishop Adonteng embarks on pilgrimage to Jerusalem


Bishop Dr. Kofi Adonteng Boateng of Divine Word International Ministries (DWIM) will in early October 2016 embark on a tour of the Holy city of Jerusalem and other biblical historical parts of Israel. Bishop Adonteng who confirmed the DWIM trip to TheAfricanDream.net in an interview at his US base in Springfield, Virginia, said he will be accompanied by some 130 Christian …

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Miss Ghana Tourism USA calls 2016 beauties

Whitney Osei

Ghana Tourist Coach Radio (GTCR), organizers of the maiden edition of Miss Ghana Tourism USA — a pageant for Ghanaian beauties — have revealed to TheAfricanDream.net that the second edition of the event will occur on October 8, 2016. Miss Ghana Tourism USA/GTCR made the revelation during an interview at their Alexandria, Virgina based offices in the United States of …

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Ivory Coast Tourism Sector Uncertain After Attack

Ivory Coast native Olivier Koffi puts his head in his hands as he contemplates his future selling jewelry on Grand-Bassam beach where a gruesome attack by extremists killed 19. “I’m afraid I won’t be able to make money anymore,” said the father of two young children. “Everyone is now scared, they’ve seen it on TV. They won’t come.” His eyes …

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Ghana changes visa policy for Africans


Arrival visa will be issued to all the 54 African Union (AU) citizens visiting Ghana according to president John Dramani Mahama of Ghana. He announced this during the annual celebration of Ghana’s independence day in Accra on March 6, 2016, saying that the new policy will be operational from July 2016. Ghana presently allows free entry only for the citizens …

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Africa tourism growth projected by the UN

Africa tourism arrivals are expected to grow by between two percent and five percent in 2016 because the African continent has a lot to offer as a tourist destination. This was made known by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai said after seven editions with progressive increases in terms of both participants and projects, Tourism Investment …

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Technology start-ups to boost African tourism


Technology start-ups are flourishing across Africa which is helping to boost the economy and offer a fresh image to international tourists, reveals the World Travel Market (WTM) Global Trends Report 2015, in association with Euromonitor International, released in London early November. According to the World Bank, over half of the countries in Africa now have at least one tech hub with investments …

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Maiden Edition of Miss Ghana Tourism USA for October 10, 2015

Miss Ghana Tourism USA is a beauty pageant that aims to endorse the beauty of Ghanaian women hailing from all parts of Ghana that are resident in the USA while promoting Ghanaian tourism and lifestyle. The maiden edition of the beauty pageant will celebrate the cultures, histories, fashion and natural touristic beauty of Ghana. The event will be held on …

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Ten great Africa tour destinations

We all have reasons for not traveling, whether it be budget constraints, work getting the better of us or the simple lack of desire to travel. If you don’t make travel a priority, you will never overcome these reasons and will probably never travel much at all. We all have regrets but research has shown that one of the greatest …

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Pan Africanist Ikechi Uko shares thoughts on tourism

When Ikechi Uko travels across Africa, no doubt the red carpets are rolled out, the appointment calendars of ministers and tourism industry leaders cleared, and teams assembled to listen to his advice and guidance, him being one of the foremost Pan-Africanists of the continental tourism scene. It was no different during his flying visit to Rwanda over the past few days, …

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