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Ncube on a quest to accelerate rural tourism

By Amanda Ellen Nicola Jojo Changes in tourists’ behaviour are opening up new platforms which can contribute significantly to local communities like rural tourism. According to United Nations World Tourism

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Bazaruto Archipelago – unspoiled beauty and diverse ecologies

By Reginald Chapfunga On a visit to Africa, commenting on the continent’s aura and appeal, popular American actor, Will Smith, once remarked, “It’s really beautiful. It feels like God visits

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12 ways to make a positive impact on your travels

After a period of plummeting tourism numbers during the pandemic, tourism is having a resurgence. This is good news for many workers and businesses, but it could be bad for

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Ethiopian Airlines CEO GebreMariam resigns

Mesfin Tasew Appointed as New Group CEO By Reginald Chapfunga The Ethiopian Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, has resigned. He has been under medical treatment in the

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Africa Travel Indaba returns after two-year absence

Diplomat Correspondent Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre will once again host Africa’s signature global trade show, Africa’s Travel Indaba, from the 2nd to the 5th of May 2022.

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‘Live Again’ global campaign reignites SA tourism

By Tulani Ngwenya South Africa tourism has set the pace for reignition of the country’s tourism sector with the launch of ‘Live Again,’ a post pandemic global campaign. The campaign

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Palm River Hotel sets new hospitality standards

DIPLOMAT CORRESPONDEND A new wonder has been added to the beauty and allure of the might Victoria Falls, the Palm River Hotel. Located along the shorelines of the Zambezi River,

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$108M boost for African Parks

Staff Reporter The Wyss Foundation recently announced a commitment of $108M to African Parks, a conservation NGO that manages protected areas on behalf of governments across the continent. This transformational

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King’s Courtyard a gem in the Eastern Highlands

Running alongside the Mozambican border for some 300 kilometres, lies Zimbabwe’s land of stunning scenery, the Eastern Highlands. A mountainous area of spectacular natural beauty: rolling hills, green forests, rugged

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WTM Africa Travel & Tourism Awards Winners to compete at the International Travel & Tourism Awards in London

WTM Africa Travel & Tourism Awards Winners will compete at the International Travel & Tourism Awards in London. Adding excitement to the news of the inaugural WTM Africa Travel &

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