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Last Updated: September 27, 2013, 10:33 am
 

 




Emirates appoints new Vice President for North, West Africa
Emirates airlines on Thursday September 12 announced the appointment of Mr. Adil Al Ghaith as its new Vice President Commercial Operations for North and West Africa.

 
Take Coronavirus threat seriously – Health experts warn Hajj pilgrims
Health experts from the UK-based Association of British Hujjaj (ABH) a national Hajj organization have issued a stern warning to pilgrims from around the world to take the threat of Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia seriously.

Rhythms of Thoughts: The curse of poverty
I don’t pride myself as an all-knowing person. Not at all. However, one thing I know is that poverty is a disease. And in this part of our world, it is an endemic one for sure. It has been handed over from one generation to the other as if it were an ancestral heritage.

Airlines pulling out could have dire effects on tourism - Prez of Ghana Hotels Ass.
The National President of the Ghana Hotels Association, Herbert Acquaye has advised the government, to find ways of increasing the number of airlines in the country to increase tourism patronage.

Take the ride of your life in Accra's crosstown traffic
If you're in Accra, it's nearly impossible to miss the sight of a tro-tro, the Ghanaian capital's most famous mode of transportation.

How to watch a war crimes trial in The Hague
As a legal officer at the Yugoslavia war crimes tribunal in The Hague, I heard many stories.

Setting the benchmark in e-Tourism marketing and sales
The sixth annual E-Tourism Africa Summit comes to Cape Town, South Africa from September 9th to September 10th, 2013, to work with, and show, the tourism industry how best to take full advantage of the fast-growing digital and social media ecosystem.

The ChaleWote Street Art Festival: stripping the arts from exotic environment
Imagine buying fish at a beach through automated vending machine.

Thai Airways blacks out logos after accident
A Thai Airways plane that skidded off the runway while landing at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport on Sunday night had its logos blacked out by workers after the accident.

Miss World welcomes Miss Seychelles
Miss Seychelles 2013, Agnes Gerry, was among the first group of contestants to check in at the Pan Pacific Nirvana Bali Resort, the home of the 116 contestants participating in this year’s Miss World Beauty Pageant.

Rehabilitate infrastructure at Kintampo Water Falls - Hotelier
Mr Philip Kofi Ntiamoah, National Financial Secretary of the Ghana Hoteliers Association (GHA), has stressed the need for improved infrastructure and better management of the Kintampo Water Falls to attract more tourists.

Thailand emerges as a leading regional aerospace hub
Just 10 years after Thailand’s government announced a new investment and incentives policy with the goal to position the nation as a premier aviation hub, the country has quickly become a full-service, high-quality leader in the aerospace industry.

Video: Russia Revealed - beauty, vastness and variety
Tourism in Russia has seen rapid growth since the late Soviet times, first inner tourism and then international tourism as well. Rich cultural heritage and great natural variety place Russia among the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

Record visitor numbers for Abu Dhabi
More guests have checked into Abu Dhabi’s 146 hotels and hotel apartments in the first seven months of 2013 than in any other comparative period, according to figures just released by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority.

Ground control: Are pilotless passenger jets within reach?
"We're ready to take control" confirms Bob Fraser, a well-seasoned pilot who has been flying for 37 years.

Nothing like it in the world: China's time-tripping steam railway
No city better exemplifies China's investment in its western interior than Chengdu, the booming capital of Sichuan, famous for pandas and spicy food.

Getting married abroad in South Africa popular for Ghanaians
Getting married abroad seems to be becoming more en vogue for the Ghanaian couple these days.

Lufthansa voted Europe’s leading airline
Lufthansa German Airlines has been voted “Europe’s leading Airline” at the World Travel Awards for the third time in a row.

Are tech-free vacations worth it?
At-your-fingertip maps, online booking services and apps to check flight delays have made the nuts and bolts of travelling easier than ever. Yet the same devices that connect us before a trip can keep us from disconnecting during one.

Emirates Airline returns to Tripoli
Emirates has resumed passenger flights to Tripoli, the capital and largest city of Libya.

Hilton opens Capital Grand Abu Dhabi
Hilton Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi following a refurbishment and rebranding programme.