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Arabian & African Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC) 2021 at a glance: a sneak peek at the sessions and speakers set for this year’s highly anticipated event

Hospitality investors, owners and operators will meet in Dubai from 20-22 September for the 17th edition of AHIC, returning to Madinat Jumeirah live in person

The Arabian & African Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC) (https://AHIC.com) returns to Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai live in person from 20-22 September 2021, bringing together four powerful, active investment communities from across the region. For the first time, AHIC 2021, organised by Bench and MEED, will house the four close-knit investment…

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Radisson Hotel Group on Track to Reach 50 Hotels in North Africa by 2025

In response to the need for independent hotel owners to gain further brand exposure and consumer confidence, the group launched a new brand, Radisson Individuals

Radisson Hotel Group (www.RadissonHotels.com), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has set a record in its North African expansion, with the signing of nine hotels, to date this year. This has boosted the Group’s North Africa portfolio, comprising of of the Maghreb countries along with Libya and Egypt, to…

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Serengeti Intensifies Fight Against Poaching

The two-day anti-poaching marathon was organized by Serengeti Tourism College (SETCO) through Serengeti Tourism Sports Agency (SETSA)

Serengeti District Authorities in Mara Region have vowed to continue with fight against poaching in the world famous Serengeti National Park. Serengeti District Commissioner (DC), Dr. Vicent Mashinji cautioned that stern measures will be instituted to any person who will be caught committing such illegal act in the park. The…

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Jumeirah Group announces the opening of stunning new address in Maldives

Jumeirah Maldives will welcome guests from 1st October to exceptionally designed beach- and over-water villas

Jumeirah Group (www.Jumeirah.com), the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, today announced a new international resort, Jumeirah Maldives, which will welcome its first guests from 1st October 2021. Adding to Jumeirah Group’s growing portfolio of hotels, guests can now discover Jumeirah Maldives, an all-villa luxury resort…

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Somalia’s Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism urge journalists to share positive images and messages about the country

Somalia has untapped tourism potential that can attract investment and encourage both domestic and foreign tourism to spur development and create jobs

Somali journalists and social media influencers attending a three-day tourism and media training event in Mogadishu have been challenged to share positive images and messages about the country as it continues to make remarkable progress. “We want journalists to be brand ambassadors and share positive images and messages about the…

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East African Community Urged to Curb Wildlife Crimes

The DPP underscored the importance of the EAC partner states to fully engage in the repatriation of offenders and exchange of information

President of the East African Association of Prosecutors (EAAP), Sylvester Mwakitalu, has called on East African Community (EAC) Partner States to cooperate in curbing wildlife crimes. Mr. Mwakitalu, who is also Tanzania's Director of Public Prosecutions, said it was crucial for EAC countries to join forces in addressing transnational organised…

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Safari Hotels & Conference Centre in Windhoek joins Accor’s portfolio

Prominent hotel complex is the hospitality group’s first property in Namibia

Safari Hotels & Conference Centre, a prominent two-hotel complex in Windhoek, has become the first property in Namibia to join Accor’s (www.group.accor.com/en) portfolio. The iconic city resort, conveniently located next to Eros Airport and just 10 minutes from the city centre, features the 215-key Safari Court Hotel, the 199-key Safari…

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U.S. Ambassador and Tourism Minister Inaugurate Renovated Site in Esna

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen visited Esna on Sunday, August 29, with Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Dr. Khaled El Enany and Luxor Governor Mostafa Alham to inaugurate the recently renovated Wakalet el-Geddawy, a caravansery built in 1792 to store trade goods and lodge traveling merchants.  Together, they affirmed the…

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U.S. Ambassador Meets Sohag Governor, Visits Abydos, the Red and White Monasteries

Since 2004, the U.S. government has invested almost $800,000 in the site, ensuring access for current and future generations to Abydos

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen met Sohag Governor Major General Tarek Mohamed El Fiqi and visited the Seti I Temple at Abydos and Sohag’s Red and White Monasteries on August 28. The Ambassador affirmed continued support for U.S.-Egypt partnerships that advance cultural preservation, tourism, and broad-based economic development. On arrival…

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UN Resident Coordinator discusses Culture & Tourism with Minister Pratt

Underscored the importance of tourism in achieving Sierra Leone’s development priorities

Mr Ahonsi expressed concern over the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism industry UN Resident Coordinator Babatunde Ahonsi, at a meeting on Tuesday with the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Ms Memunatu Pratt, underscored the importance of tourism in achieving Sierra Leone’s development priorities. The two met at…