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Women play a pivotal role in Africa’s tourism growth

Women play a pivotal role in Africa’s tourism growth      To celebrate International Women’s Day, the WTTC underscores the pivotal role of women in the global tourism sector. In Africa, estimates are that between 50% and 54% of the total workforce in the tourism sector are women. According to World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)

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Why would an African tourism business consider ESG?

Why would an African tourism business consider ESG?  ESG compliance offers the hospitality and leisure sector in Africa much-needed, low-cost credentials as an additional competitive advantage, in a tight market.  by Candice Meyer, Lize-Mari Doubell and Naledi Mbaba  The hospitality and leisure sector in South Africa was arguably one of the worst-affected industries during the

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Marriott to open 30 African hotels in two years

Marriott to open 30 African hotels in two years Global hotel group Marriott International announced at the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum, held in Taghazout, Morocco recenlty, that it plans expand its operations in Africa with the addition of more than 30 hotels and over 5000 rooms by the end of 2024. According to Karim Cheltout,

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WhyAfrica’s Hawks Eye firmly on the African tourism sector.

By L.M. Louw 11 February 2021 – Although there is the proverbial mountain to climb, WhyAfrica’s Hawks eye will be firmly on the African tourism sector. In the thaw of the big Covid-19 freeze, Africa is the perfect place for a long overdue experience after prolonged lockdowns and travel restrictions. As a tourism destination Africa

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