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As the evaluation of the value of the former Laico property in Kigali by PriceWaterhouseCoopers is nearing completion, indications have emerged that the new Libyan government may wish to regain control of the hotel. The Umubano Hotel was during the sanctions period against the former Gadaffi regime taken over by the Rwandan government and then …

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It was Signed and sealed last week when the organizers and the government of Seychelles put pen to paper to formalize the announcement made a few weeks ago for  the seventh Routes Africa Conference. The choice by the organizers was widely hailed as bringing the Routes Africa concept to this part of Africa for the …

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World Travel Awards, “the Oscars of the travel industry”, has unveiled the regional nominees for its 2012 programme. Organisations from Africa and the Indian Ocean in contention include South African Airways, & Beyond, Air Mauritius, Le Touessrok and Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa. All will now go head to head at WTA’s Africa & Indian …

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Faced with massive pressure by the four other East African Community member states during a recent ministerial meeting in Mombasa and the prospect of a diplomatic fallout at the head of state summit last weekend has Tanzania rushed to reassure in particular Kenya that they would now remove the controversial US Dollars 200 charge per …

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Information was confirmed that Tanzanias premier private airline, Precision Air, will be commencing flights to Harare, via Lilongwe, from 02nd of June onwards. This new combination will open up Zimbabwe as well as Malawi as new destinations from Tanzania, offering tourists and business travelers direct links instead of travelling via Nairobi or Johannesburg. The airline …

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Kader Miller from the Cape Town Box in Cape Town traveled to Seychelles with an impressive delegation of musicians to participate in the 2012 Carnaval International de Victoria that is staged annually in the Seychelles, and they did their country proud was the assessment by press from the world over. This is the second year …

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Hotels, restaurants and bars in Rwanda have been told to join the Rwanda Hotels, Restaurants and Bars Association (RHRBA) which is a hospitality industry association. The organization has an aim of promoting and protecting the interests of its members by controlling key industry decision makers and helping to organize policy.   The organization has set …

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  The Seychelles coast guard is presently mounting a support and rescue operation for Italian cruiseliner Costa Allegra, a ship from the same operators as the recently sunk Costa Concordia, which reportedly got disabled at sea after successfully fighting a fire in the engine room. The incident happened near the Seychellois atoll of Alphonse Island, …

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Nyamasheke District, into which the Nyungwe Forest National Park and sections of the Congo Nile Trail fall, will embark on its own dedicated tourism promotion efforts with the launch of a district tourism development plan. A regular source in Kigali has commented that such initiatives will boost and strengthen the promotional efforts of the Rwanda …

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Information was received overnight that the Rwanda Development Boards Tourism and Conservation Department has partnered with the hospitality industry to promote better customer care and service delivery across a broad section of hotels, lodges and restaurants. 20 participants were drawn from the Quality and Standards Task Force of the tourism chamber, the heads of the …

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