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Kenya Woos Italian Investors to Set Up Holiday Homes

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 02, 2015 (Capital FM) — Kenya is seeking Italian investors to put up holiday homes in the country in a bid to increase tourism numbers and Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) in the country.

Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie says this is among the investment options the country will be selling this month at the ongoing world expo 2015 taking place in Milan Italy until October.

Italians have heavily invested in the tourism sector especially around Malindi with organisations such as Finmeccanica and Clarion Merchandise already in Kenya.

Read more... Thursday, 02 July 2015 13:57
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Gambia: '25,000 Dutch Tourists Due in Banjul Next Season'

By Cherno Omar Bobb

BANJUL, Gambia, June 01, 2015 (The Point) -- Ambassador Pieter Jan Kleiweg De Zwaan of the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Dakar has said that they expect about 25,000 Dutch tourists to come to The Gambia next season.

Ambassador Pieter, who was speaking at the Kairaba Beach Hotel on Wednesday during the signing of a bilateral air services agreement between the Gambia government and The Netherlands, said they are the second major contributor of tourists to The Gambia.

Read more... Monday, 01 June 2015 09:35
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Czech Republic Launches Cooperation With Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique, May 26, 2015 (PR Newswire) — The Czech Republic hopes to establish cooperation with Mozambique resting on the development of projects with a long duration, and a long term vision for the future.


Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek discussed ideas for bilateral cooperation on Wednesday with Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario.

Read more... Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:20
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Carlson Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence

Radisson_Blu_Hotel_Residence_Cape_Town_CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 25, 2015 (Press Release) -- Carlson Rezidor, one of the most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, further strengthens its rapidly growing presence in Cape Town by announcing the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town.

Read more... Monday, 25 May 2015 10:58
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Tanzania Tourism Could Hit U.S. $16 Billion

TanrithDAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, February 10, 2015 (EABW) — The World Bank has said Tanzania's tourism revenues could bulge four times from $4.48 billion in 2013 to $16 billion annually by 2025 if share benefits from the industry are equitably and evenly distributed to local participation but with quality.

Jacques Morisset, the World Bank Lead Economist said tourism is considered to be a high priority under President Jakaya Kikwete's development agenda, as well as that of the National Business Council.

Read more... Tuesday, 10 February 2015 22:46
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Long-Awaited Hotel Grading Begins for 600 Hotels in Ethiopia

By Snetsehay Assefa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, December 30, 2014 (Addis Fortune) -- International consultants, local experts partnering with Ministry of Culture & Tourism

The Ministry of Culture & Tourism (MoCT), together with consultants from United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has started grading and accreditation of 200 hotels in Addis Ababa and 400 hotels in the rest of the country starting mid-January, 2015.

Read more... Tuesday, 30 December 2014 16:52

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