In a rare series of interviews, the late Ghanaian leader spoke of how the country’s slave trade was revisited as a vehicle for economic development.
Ghana’s museums can improve visitor numbers by paying attention to customer satisfaction.
Senegalese musician and entrepreneur Akon signed an agreement to have his own city with the aim of also promoting tourism in Senegal. Akon City will make use of the cryptocurrency Akoin.
Idris Elba returned to his fatherland, Sierra Leone alongside his wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba. Sierra Leone’s President Julius Bio presented a diplomatic passport and citizenship to Elba who has shown interest in investing in the country’s tourism sector.
Ghana’s commemorative campaign the ‘Year of Return’ that targeted African Americans and the diaspora wishing to trace their ancestry and make pilgrimages to their countries of origin, has brought a marked rise in the country’s marketability.
Ever heard of sports tourism? The President of African Sports Tourism Week, Deji Ajomale-McWord will be bringing the Africans Sports Tourism Week to Ghana.
Sierra Leone has introduced a new visa policy, which gives visa-on-arrival for all African nationals. The new policy offers visa-free entry for ECOWAS citizens, and AU citizens will pay a $25 fee to receive a visa-on-arrival.
In commemoration of Earth Day 2019, CNN Travel compiled a list of the 25 most beautiful places in the world, which included Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve and Morocco’s Mount Toubkal. This is Africa explores other African places that make our list.
Following World Tourism Day, we take a look at Africa’s most visited cities according to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index released in September 2017. This index provides a ranking of the 132 most visited cities around the world.