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ICAO: CAA International to strengthen aviation safety oversight in Sierra Leone

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 15:39

CAA International (CAAi), the technical cooperation arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), is to assist the Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority (SLCAA) to strengthen its regulatory oversight ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in response to Judge Roselyn Aburili ... Read More

AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 17:20

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will come into force on Thursday. It will be the largest free trade agreement by population that the world has seen since the ... Read More

Emirates and Africa World Airlines ink interline agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:11

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Africa World Airlines (AWA), the Ghanaian airline headquartered in Accra, have announced a one-way interline agreement whereby Emirates customers can connect onto selected ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019 09:06

The two arms of the African Tourism Board had their official launch event yesterday at the Cape Town International Convention Center Conference Theatre during World Tavel Market Africa. The African ... Read More

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:07

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s Kotoka International Airport to 5 days weekly. SAA offers the ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019 06:13

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, South Africa. On April 11, 2019 from 1530-1730 hours, an ... Read More

The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019 23:10

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 kilometers) of North Atlantic Ocean coastline, this West African country ... Read More

Sierra Leone honors Dr. Jane Goodall, setting stage for tourism debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 20:25

Sierra Leone will welcome Dr. Jane Goodall (DBE, anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace), the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, during her three-day visit to the country, February 27 to ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:21

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive destinations. Sierra Leone is on a penetrative entry strategy for ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, organized by IFEMA. This year’s ... Read More

South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 18:05

The flag carrier airline of South Africa, South African Airways (SAA), today announced that it will increase the frequency on direct nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s ... Read More

Sierra Leone – poor but brimming with potential

editor editor- December 18, 2012 09:41

SIERRA LEONE (eTN) - First impressions of what to expect in Sierra Leone were not encouraging. Read More

Sierra Leone becomes newest destination member of ICTP

editor editor- May 4, 2012 08:33

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the National Tourist Board of Sierra Leone has become its most recent destination member. Read More

Sierra Leone wants Russian tourists

editor editor- October 22, 2011 03:56

MOSCOW, Russia — "The development of the tourist industry of a nation is the sure way to plan for the economic prosperity of a country," declared Sierra Leone's Ambassador to ... Read More

Building eco-tourism community in Sierra Leone

editor editor- September 2, 2010 01:55

For many people, the name Sierra Leone still conjures up images of the country's decade-long civil war and subsequent war crimes trials. Read More

UN air service to halt aid flights in West Africa

editor editor- June 16, 2010 06:06

LAS VEGAS (eTN) - A lack of funding has forced the United Nations food aid agency to suspend humanitarian flights to three West African countries from tomorrow, the agency reported ... Read More

Will Sierra Leone become next tourist hotspot?

editor editor- May 17, 2010 02:26

The West African country of Sierra Leone is witnessing a dramatic change of fortune. Read More

Tourists returning to Sierra Leone

editor editor- February 11, 2010 06:18

Sierra Leone is trying to rebuild its tourism industry hurt by years of civil strife. Read More

Blair visit puts Sierra Leone on tourist map. Where next, Iraq?

editor editor- May 4, 2009 05:25

Sierra Leone is emerging as a new destination for adventurous travellers, with Tony Blair visiting this week to raise the country's profile in the tourism market and UK operators beginning ... Read More

Sierra Leone emerging as tourist destination

editor editor- March 19, 2009 04:11

Sporting a rumpled button-down shirt and something a little scruffier than a five o'clock shadow, restaurateur Faysal Debeis has an air of weariness about him. Read More

Libya to help Sierra Leone boost tourism, energy sectors

editor editor- February 20, 2008 03:07

Libya has offered to help Sierra Leone in its post-war rescuscitation of the tourism industry and energy supply sector, the government here said on Tuesday. A team of technical experts ... Read More