The lifting of the covid-19 restrictions and subsequence opening of the tourism sector to the island nation is fuelling a rise in the value of the Seychelles rupee against all other currencies in Africa, making it among the top 10 performing currencies in Africa this year, according to a financial news outlet. Read more.
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Two home-grown Malawian entrepreneurs, Manuel Mangazi and Joseph Mponda, saw a tourism market potential at the feet of the granitic Dzimwe hills under a canopy of tropical savannah climate miombo trees that meet the crystal clear southern lakeshore sandy beaches of Lake Malawi, one of the world’s fresh water bodies, at Monkey Bay in the tourist district of Mangochi. Read more.
Seychelles, an archipelago of Africa in the western Indian Ocean, is one of the first destinations to reopen its borders to tourism irrespective of visitors' vaccination status amid the covid-19 pandemic. Read more.
Zimbabwe’s Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) posted an inflation adjusted 95% rise, $164 million pre-tax profit, during the half year ended as at June 30th 2021 from $84 million pre-tax profit prior the same period. Read more.
Seychelles will welcome the return of vessels with a maximum of 300 passengers for the 2021-2022 cruise ship season from mid-November, said a top official, the first port calls to the island nation after an 18-month blackout due to COVID-19 restrictions. Read more.
The Bank of Tanzania (BOT) Monthly Economic Review – June 2021 indicates that during the year ending May 2021, the value of exports of goods and services declined by -11% during the same period in 2020, largely attributed to a decrease in travel receipts. Read more.
The facility has been dormant for more than five years and is now expected to stimulate tourism activity in Butha-Buthe. Read more.
Malawi’s nonprofit outfit, Pamudzi Soundscape Foundation for Arts, Culture and Social Development has stepped up its efforts to offer local and international travelers an authentic cultural and historic experience that reflects the country’s national identity. Read more.