Topic: Travel

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture to attend the UNWTO …

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…… Commission Meeting for Africa & the Regional Seminar on Tourism and Air Connectivity in Africa from the 28-30 April 2014 The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, at the kind invitation of UNWTO and the Government of Angola will represent Seychelles at UNWTO 56th Commission Meeting for Africa (CAF), and the Regional Seminar on Tourism and Air Connectivity in Africa, to be held from 28 to 30 April 2014 in Angola. This meeting is held on a yearly basis for the Commission Meeting for Africa (CAF) Members, and allows them the opportunity to discuss and debate at the highest level about the most important... Continue Reading

Travelling to South Africa for the holidays? Give this a try:

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Search, review, click, book, dine! Eating out has been made easy in South Africa. The launch of ComeDine, an online restaurant booking website, will give food lovers, and travellers to South Africa’s hot destinations Cape Town, Joburg and Durban, access to hundreds of restaurants at the click of a button, and it’s all for FREE. The site is the ultimate in convenience, and not only offers food lovers the chance to browse all options available to them, but to also book a table at some of the cities’ hottest spots,  get an indication of the average price of a main course – for the budget conscious, and to explore various... Continue Reading

TOURISM BRAZIL: FIFA 2014 World Cup™ Takes Cue Fom AFRICA

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Shout-Africa’s Novell Zwange had an exclusive interview with the President of Embratur – Brazilian Tourism Board, Jeanine Pires, who was recently in Johannesburg, South Africa ahead of  FIFA 2014 World Cup™ to be hosted in Brazil. Below is the Q&A session: NOVELL ZWANGE (NZ) : What challenges do the hosting of  FIFA 2014 World Cup™ present to Brazil? JEANINE PIRES (JP) We have a few challenges here and there, but we have organised in Brazil a strategy beyond 2010 expectations. NZ : Could you please give estimate figures or a percentage of African tourist arrivals to Brazil over say the... Continue Reading