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Anyone who has travelled in Africa for business will know that it is not a cheap exercise.
With the Democratic Republic of Congo’s elections scheduled for today, a massive volcanic eruption in the eastern part of the country continues to attract foreign tourists.
“I’m not ashamed to make profits, I want to make profits. But I want to come up with a way that’s a win-win for everybody.”
The lions we see today are likely to be worth much, much more in the future.
Africa will soon see the launch of a budget hotel concept that charges guests as low as US$29 a night.
According to legend in Rwanda, the Batwa people were born to dance.
Africa’s rich natural and cultural resources represent a major unexploited opportunity to boost travel and tourism on the continent.
A new 125 room hotel in Lagos’ busy port precinct of Apapa is set to open its doors in the first quarter of 2013.
Ghana’s hotels and restaurants sector expanded by an estimated 11.3% in 2010, probably because of an increase in business travellers, Renaissance Capital said in a research report.
“We look at Nigeria as almost a continent within a continent.”
“All the big brands are now focused on Africa,” says Andrew McLachlan, Rezidor’s vice president of business development for Africa.
Orlando-based Capital Corp Merchant Banking has announced it has signed a formal investment proposal with Zambia’s Playland Limited to create the Cresta Mukuni Safari Lodge Victoria Falls.
Kenya’s tourism sector seems to be on the recovery path following the 2007 post election violence and global recession which threatened to bring the sector to its knees.
Sarova Hotels, Resorts & Game Lodges, in partnership with Kenyan telecoms operator Safaricom, will now offer guests the option of settling their bills through the M-PESA money transfer service.
Protea Hotels Zambia is to construct 15 new hotels in Zambia, according to a report in the Times of Zambia.