Tag: African Tourism Board

African Tourism Board asks governments to adopt the Nepal Approach

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2020 11:17

Coronavirus arrived in Africa! In response to this the African Tourism Board, today issued a recommendation to African Countries and their governments to avoid tourism to stop on the African ... Read More

African Tourism Board promotes joint tourism promotion

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 6, 2020 21:47

Looking to promote Africa as the tourist destination of choice in the world, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is working closely with South Africa, Tanzania, and Nigeria to promote, market, ... Read More

African Tourism Board President: African tourism is one

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 22, 2020 01:38

Looking to bring Africa together in the tourism industry, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is now working closely to encourage joint marketing strategies that would attract tourists within and outside ... Read More

WTM Africa conscious about sustainability in travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020 19:31

WTM Africa 2020 is tackling travel sustainability at macro and micro levels this year, by lining up a number of eco-conscious initiatives alongside recognizing game-changing sustainability practices in the African ... Read More

African Tourism Board supports diversification of tourist products in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 15, 2020 17:05

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is looking to cooperate with African countries to develop beach tourism, marine tourist resources and sports tourism which are best tourist products in Africa in ... Read More

African Tourism Board President addresses opening ceremony of Uganda’s Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2020 18:34

Uganda’s annual Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo tagged POATE 2020  kicked off on Tuesday February 4, 2020 in Kampala at the Speke Resort & Conference Centre in Munyonyo, on the ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chairman addresses tourism gathering in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 8, 2020 15:38

Looking at Africa as a single tourist destination, African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairman Cuthbert Ncube said concerted efforts 'seriously needed' from tourism stakeholders to make the continent a borderless tourist ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chairman to speak at domestic tourism exhibition in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 6, 2020 01:40

The African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairman Mr. Cuthbert Ncube is all set to speak at the premier domestic tourism exhibition, taking place from Thursday to Saturday this week, in Tanzania’s ... Read More

African aviation industry leaders unite in Kenya at Routes Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019 23:25

The African aviation market will grow to over 356 million passengers by 2038, according to International Air Transport Association latest forecast. Over 24 million jobs on the African continent are ... Read More

African Tourism Board President heads to Routes Africa in Mombasa

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 7, 2019 03:57

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles former Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine Minister and President of the African Tourism Board, was in Nairobi before heading to Mombasa for Routes Africa 2019. ... Read More

African Tourism Board and African Union Development Agency in talks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 26, 2019 07:11

The African Tourism Board is taking leadership for the continents' travel and tourism industry in working hard to establish relationships and forming alliances with all relevant players. On Monday, the ... Read More

All-star tourism conference will set tone for WTM

editor editor- November 1, 2019 02:12

A new all-star global conference - the International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) – is about to start in London. It will be held from November 1-2, 2019 at the Intercontinental ... Read More

New air service makes island of St. Helena accessible to more American travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019 17:05

New flights are making it easier for curious Americans to visit one of the world's most off-the-beaten-track destinations - the island of St. Helena. Far flung in the middle of ... Read More

African Travel 100 Global Tourism Personalities: Current and Former Tourism Ministers join the ranks

editor editor- September 25, 2019 03:37

Alain St.Ange, former Seychelles Tourism Minister, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, joined the Hon. Najib Balala, the Minister of Tourism of Kenya, and the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, the Tourism Minister ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 22:24

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is organized in partnership with South Africa Tourism. ATA's conference is ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 22:16

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for the Republic of Ghana. This was in response to a ... Read More

African Tourism Board to become the Voice for Africa: Interview on Good Morning Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 11, 2019 09:03

Talking Tourism, the African Tourism Board was the talking points on the Seychelles Television "Good Morning Seychelles' (Bonzour Sesel) program with Barbara Hoareau. The very popular and loved "Good Morning ... Read More

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

editor editor- June 10, 2019 23:54

The African Tourism Board (ATB) welcomed World Fusion Tours as its newest member. The Kigali-based tour operator recently won the World Travel Awards category for “Rwanda’s Leading Operator 2019.” “We ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019 05:16

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is an intrinsic part of the culture, and residents are quick to ... Read More

South African Ground Transportation Kwela Fleet takes active role in African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 20:39

One of South Africa largest and most established ground transportation operators, Kwela Fleet Management based in Pretoria, South Africa joined the African Tourism Board. Kwela Fleet was established in Pretoria ... Read More

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 02:34

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has named Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane as the new minister of tourism to replace Derek Hanekom. Until her appointment, Ms Mmamoloko "Nkhensani" Kubayi-Ngubane was the Minister of ... Read More

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 01:37

Global Rescue joined the African Tourism Board showing emphasis on their medical, security, evacuation, travel risk and crisis management services to the African continent.  Global Rescue is the world’s leader ... Read More

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 00:26

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African President, Mr. Cyral Ramaposa  "It's time for Africa to unite", the ... Read More

African Tourism Board President message for Africa Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:02

African Tourism Board members yesterday with millions of fellow African Africa Day. Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May ... Read More

African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 06:16

The African Tourism Board knows the importance of connectivity for the growing travel and tourism industry to the continent.  African Tourism Board objective is to sell Africa as a shared ... Read More

LB Alliance joins African Tourism Board: Some Unsolicited Advice

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 22:00

Chiriga Moore, founder and owner of LB Alliance in San Francisco, California joined the African Tourism Board today. Moore said:  "Increased Tourism by members of the African Diaspora has birthed travel ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 01:32

The Eswatini Tourism Authority joined the African Tourism Board as an observer today. Under the leadership of CEO Linda Nxumalo. Eswatini is also known as Swaziland, a Kingdom in the southern ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:37

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism Board today. PMAESA is a non-profit intergovernmental body based in ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019 09:40

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus with South African visitors on their way to see the ... Read More

Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

George Taylor George Taylor- May 20, 2019 05:06

African Tourism Board representative in Israel Mr. Dov Kalmann, has sent his congratulations to H.E. Ambassador Joseph Rutabana of Rwanda to Israel: “In the name of the African Tourism Board, ... Read More

Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 08:58

Today Tourism Ethiopia joined the African Tourism Board as an observer. Tourism Ethiopia (TE) is a national organization under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism; The mission Tourism Ethiopia has ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 10:00

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination is perfect for any airlines wanting to partner with us", ... Read More

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:39

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly growing list of members. Simba Safaris is also a giant in ... Read More

UNWTO hopes to work with African Tourism Board

editor editor- May 15, 2019 02:45

African Tourism Board (ATB) Vice President Cuthbert Ncube recently joined ATB from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), where he served as a Regional Vice Chair and Board member. He ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

Dr. Darlington Muzeza Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019 01:49

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism are not overlooked by the largest summit ever held in Africa. ... Read More