Tourism’s prominence grows, as African governments position the sector in their agenda

By Josephine Wawira The tourism sector in Africa, which according to UNWTO saw an 8% increase in international arrivals in 2016, is progressively becoming prominent largely due to the increased commitment from governments. Possessing massive potential to foster positive change and transformation, it is timely that most heads of states and governments are seeing the... Continue Reading →

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Gearing up for the World Tourism Day: A look at Diani as a top sustainable destination

By Josephine Wawira Among the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) sustainable development pillars, is preserving and enriching the environment and addressing climate change. As the world gears up to celebrate this year’s World Tourism Day on 27th September, Jumia Travel, in an interview with the Sales & Marketing Manager of Amani Tiwi Beach Resort... Continue Reading →

African tourism expected to grow further in 2017

By Josephine Wawira During the first half of 2016, the worldwide international tourist arrivals increased by 4% according to United Nations World Travel Organization (UNWTO), as compared to the period between January and June the previous year. Specifically, Sub-Saharan Africa is noted to be on an upward recovery curve at (+12%). This is a promising... Continue Reading →

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