Archive for October 2019

Visit Vanuatu’s first agro-tourism resort. It’s awesome!

Heard of agro (agricultural) tourism? See the new Palm House Boutique Resort & Organic Farm for glorious clarification. Sitting pretty on 3,800 hectares of organic farmland, The Palm House is situated on the north-west coast of Efate Island, 45 minutes from capital Port Vila. Formerly a private sanctuary, the property has been expanded to encompass…

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Cabo Verde is one of West Africa’s most attractive tourist markets

Cabo Verde is among the most attractive tourist markets in West Africa at a time when the continent is increasingly attracting tourism investment, according to an assessment released by Hospitality and Tourism International (HTI) Consulting. The assessment, released during the African Property Investment (API) Summit, which took place on 2 and 3 October in Johannesburg,…

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Synchronise tourism, trade and investment frameworks: First Lady

ZIMBABWE Youth in Tourism patron, First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa, has called on African countries to synchronise their tourism, trade and investment policy frameworks to take full advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. In a speech read on her behalf by acting Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry minister Nqobizitha Ndlovu at the…

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Quarter 2, 2019 Review on Visitor Arrivals for SPTO member countries

The SPTO has released its Quarter 2 2019 Review on Visitor Arrivals for SPTO member countries (including Palau).   This quarterly report presents a comparative analysis of visitor arrivals in Pacific Island countries in the June Quarter of 2019, over the corresponding quarter in 2018. Of the twenty (20) Pacific Island countries, twelve (12) responded with the required data, with estimates for Kiribati and Timor Leste.…

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