Archive for April 20th, 2017

Just Released: UNWTO World Tourism Barometer March 2017

The UN World Tourism Organization Releases World Tourism Barometer

Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

TOURISM

First Park Inn by Radisson Opens in Nairobi Footprint to Africa
The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened its 35th hotel in Africa, Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi, Kenya… Read more>>

Construction, Hospitality, Business, Tourism & Investment in Zanzibar Africa Business
Fumba Town is the first-of-its-kind gated community in Zanzibar. Located in Fumba, only 5 km from the international airport and less than 20 minutes drive from the commercial centre Stone Town…. Read more>>

Zambia Tourism News

Zambia Tourism News Updates

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Registrations have just gone live for WYSTC 2017

WYSE Travel Confederation opens registration for the 2017 Congress in Montreal

Registrations are open for WYSTC 2017
Hi there,

Are you ready to take on the leading trade event for the global youth, student and educational travel industry? Want to hear from industry leaders, forge new business relationships and showcase your brand? How about visiting beautiful Montréal, Canada? Good news – registration is now live for the 26th edition of the World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC), being held from 26 – 29 September.

Attending WYSTC 2017 will give you the opportunity to schedule 40+ business appointments, learn the latest developments in youth travel, and connect with hundreds of senior executives and buyers representing 120 countries worldwide. You certainly don’t want to miss out.

Register now to get the early bird discount for registration and exhibition booths. Make sure you book your events.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Montréal.

The WYSE team.

Register now
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Reunion announces Sakifo Music Festival dates

MUSIC AND CULTURE RANK HIGH AS REUNION SETS 2017 DATES FOR SAKIFO FESTIVAL

 
(Posted 20th April 2017)
 
© Kelechi Amadi Obi


The island of La Reunion is a land of exceptional landscapes, a land of great escapades, a land of remarkable ethnic variety. It also offers visitors  the  unique musical adventures.

Every year since 2004, the site of the Ravine Blanche in Saint-Pierre, located  on the edge of the ocean, will resonate with all the music of the world during the:

14 th edition of the Sakifo Musik Festival  which will take place between 02nd and 04th of June 

The Sakifo*  Musik Festival has been organized every year since 2004 on the island of Reunion Island.
This musical scene has become a reference in the musical cultural landscape of La Réunion. This event allows the meeting of different musical universes. On the bill are music, music and more music, until 3 am every night, in an  intensely festive atmosphere.

Every nights for the three days will a palette of artists of various horizons, of all styles perform on several stages. Let yourself be carried away by the sounds of sega and maloya, enjoy the musical talents of Reunion Island as they will guarantee you warm moments.
What is waiting for visitors?
 
  • Friday, June 2,  you will have the opportunity to attend the performances of Birdy Nam Nam, Kery James, Tryo, a mix of electro, rap and reggae. Joaquin Abot – Wild West – Loya – Africa 2000 – Killason – Nova Twins – Gren Sémé – Ngaiire – Sawyer – Kaloune – Jojo Abot
  • On Saturday , June 3rd , to meet Georgio, Ray Phiri, Tiggs Da Author and listen to jazz, rap and soul notes. Damian “JR Gong Marley” – Pony – Little Black – Ray Phiri – Sax Machine – The Herbalise DJ Set feat Mysdiggi – Urban Phillips – Chevalien – Sibot x Toyota – Josefinn’Aust view – English 79 – Uli Kunkel – Gadiembe Maloya – ST. OL.EN – Deltino Guerreiro – Wild Shop
  •  On Sunday June 4th , Møme, Wax Trailor and Yak will share their passion for electro, hip-hop and rock. Patrice – Keziah Jones – Wax Tailor – Roni Size & Dynamite MC – Talisco – Oussanoussava (Risofé) – Colt Silvers – Melz Nasyon – General Elektriks – Tritonik Rocky Bongeziwe Riske Zero Do Moon Dolores Wild Shop Hutch

For more information about Destination Reunion click on www.reunion.fr

From Cape Town / South Africa comes this week’s Tourism Tattler

TOURISM UPDATES FOR ATC READERS, COURTESY OF THE TOURISM TATTLER

(Posted 20th April 2017)

Editor’s Top Picks:
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Namibia Ongava Lodge Anniversary
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Cape Town Best City for Millennials
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TBCSA Plans for Trade Show Season
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Cathay Pacific & Cathay Dragon Merge
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Hilton Eyes North African Expansion
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Chefs Win Gold At Culinary Competition
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Taste the Helderberg Epicurean Fest
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Fast Fundraiser for Cheetah
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#EarthDay2017 Action Toolkits
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A Global Ecosphere for The Long Run
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‘BORN TO BE WILD’ 70’s themed party to raise funds for Colobus Conservation

Colobus Conservation needs your support – so come and join the party

A fundraising 70’s Party
Towards Colobus Conservation
Sat 29 April – Diani House

It’s all about good vibes and fun

Join us for a 70’s fancy dressed party at Diani House Saturday 29th April.
There will be a BBQ Dinner, good friends, the best 70’s tunes by DJ Tony and the Easy Rider’s bar.
Party starts from 5:30PM with the arrival of the
BIKER’S PARTICIPATION TO THE CRUISE FOR COLOBUS
who have been driving all the way from Nairobi;
Cruise for Colobus is a fundraising road trip to raise funds and awareness on
Habitat Conservation, Wildlife Rescue and Community Outreach
leaded by one of Colobus Conservation’ Director: Ms Wambui Ngunya.

COME MANY, DRESS IN YOUR BEST 70’S OUTFIT
LET’S GO WILD!
PROCEEDS ON FOOD AND DRINKS TOWARDS COLOBUS CONSERVATION

PLEASE RESERVE YOUR DINNER BY Thursday 27th April the latest
call 0706 308 848 or click on the link here
KES 1500 / adult – KES 750 / child

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