NAIROBI SEES 22% BOOST IN DOMESTIC AIR TRAVEL CAPACITY

NAIROBI SEES 22% BOOST IN DOMESTIC AIR TRAVEL CAPACITY. Nairobi is the only city in Africa whose airports are recording higher growth for domestic capacity than that of international capacity, with a 22% boost. This is according to a new report by ForwardKeys, which compares Nairobi’s trend to most of the other top 10 African Airports ranked by total scheduled capacity for August to December 2017, which are seeing more growth in international than in domestic capacity. The report, whose special focus is on the East African Community (EAC), further indicates that Nairobi’s airports have a total scheduled capacity (August to December 2017) of 18% in domestic seats, 31% in

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ELIVAVA MEETS AMETON AND ANOTHER WORLD IN EUROPE TOUR

ELIVAVA MEETS AMETON AND ANOTHER WORLD IN EUROPE TOUR. Ghana’s celebrated Afro pop Afro jazz sensation, Tina Mensah, better known as Elivava the African Gold, is leading the Ameton trio from Ghana to play along side renowned jazz group, Another World Quartet on a tour in Europe starting June 22, 2017. The tour, dubbed “Ameton meets Another World 2017”, promises to treat jazz lovers and patrons of African music to once-in-a-lifetime experience of authentic, unadulterated, soft-soothing and soul-searching classicals with traces of Ghanaian music influences.  “Ameton meets Another World 2017”, is the continuation of an earlier collaboration of musical projects in Ghana, Denmark and Scotland. This initiative was conceived when

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NESKAEL CORPORATE SHOW: TO BOOST GHANA’S TOURISM SECTOR

NESKAEL CORPORATE SHOW: TO BOOST GHANA’S TOURISM SECTOR. Ghanaians have been tasked to patronize Made-In-Ghana Goods and services In order to build a resilient economy. The patronage of Made- In- Ghana products will further create employment and also boost the economy. As part of its efforts of championing this cause, Neskal Travel & Tour Ltd has taken a giant step by launching the 4th edition of the Neskael Corporate Show. This ground breaking Show is under auspices of Ghana Tourism Authority and the Ministry of Tourism , Culture and Creative Arts. Addressing Journalists during the launching ceremony in Accra, the Managing Director of Neskael & Travel Tour Ltd , Louanges

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MY ENCOUNTER WITH GAMBIT, THE LEGENDARY DOLPHIN

MY ENCOUNTER WITH GAMBIT, THE LEGENDARY DOLPHIN. A blustery morning as showers of rain fall on Durban’s Golden Mile. Surfers brace the waves oblivious of the stunned onlookers. Past the bustling vessels on Durban Port, some docking and others setting sail; I reach the mighty uShaka Marine Park from Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel. Families walk in with kids looking overjoyed by the fun awaiting. Couples hand in hand while some just lone visitors seeking sole amusement. The thrill on everyone’s faces is enough to convince a first-time visitor like me that what lies beyond the entrance to the park resonates the sound of pleasure, and a spirit of

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11 THINGS GERMANY DOES BETTER THAN ANYWHERE ELSE

11 THINGS GERMANY DOES BETTER THAN ANYWHERE ELSE. (CNN) — Cars. Efficiency. Leather shorts. Germany is known around the globe for excelling at a variety of things. Germans themselves are known as friendly and welcoming people, even if everyone thinks we have a nonexistent sense of humor. The country also boasts two millennia of history that, for good and bad, shaped the world as we know it today. But there’s much more to this large country sitting in the middle of Europe than stereotypes and war jokes. Here are 11 things that make Germany special: 1. Mixing water, barley and hops The Deutsches Reinheitsgebot: Keeping Germany in decent beer since 1516.

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THE PERFECT JOBS FOR TRAVEL ENTHUSIASTS

THE PERFECT JOBS FOR TRAVEL ENTHUSIASTS. Is travel your everyday dose? Then, you must know that some jobs have a restricting nature that would restrain you from actively living that vacation dream life. Yet, there are others that will allow you to explore the world while working unrestricted by the office walls eight hours a day. Jumia Travel highlights 5 jobs that are perfect for travel enthusiasts without necessarily being minimalists. Consultant If you are an expert in your field of work, being a consultant rather than a full-time employee gives you the flexibility to be your own boss. It also enables one to have an extensive clientele, most of

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“DON’T COMPARE YOUR LIFE TO OTHERS’. YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THIER JOURNEY IS ALL ABOUT” RICHARD BRANSON

“DON’T COMPARE YOUR LIFE TO OTHERS’. YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THIER JOURNEY IS ALL ABOUT” RICHARD BRANSON. I’m often described as joyful – and it’s a description I’m proud of. Most people would assume my business success, and the wealth that comes with it, have brought me this happiness. But in fact it’s the reverse. I am successful, wealthy and connected because I am happy. I am able to find joy in most situations, because I live my own life. I’ve always marched to the beat of my own drum, and I can tell you there’s nothing more satisfying that being true to yourself. So, when I’m asked how

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WE MUST STOP THE RIVALRY BETWEEN MEN, VEHICLES, CATTLE AND SHEEP ON OUR CITY CENTERS

WE MUST STOP THE RIVALRY BETWEEN MEN, VEHICLES, CATTLE AND SHEEP ON OUR CITY CENTERS. There are lots of benefits in animal rearing, particularly the raising of poultry, sheep and cattle. Those breeding animals speak of good financial returns in the sale of animals, especially during annual festivities like Christmas and Eid al Fitr and Adha. Nutritionists on their part say the animals that include chicken, cattle and sheep are sources of protein in our diets. Many homes cannot do without meat from sheep, cattle and chicken. Currently animal rearing in many African cities does not follow rules requiring animal farmers to keep them away from the city centers. Cattle

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JUJU KILLING NORTHERN MUSIC – 2S

JUJU KILLING NORTHERN MUSIC – 2S. Some musicians in Northern Ghana have disclosed that jealousy in the industry and the use of ‘juju’ otherwise known as black magic is what appears to be fighting against the progress of the industry. According 2S, the youngest duo Afro pop – Ibtihaj Hardi and Nihad Hardi, Managers and Producers of musicians instead of properly grooming their artistes to meet the challenges of the industry, rather resort to voodoo to kill the talents of those they see as threats. “We are only children who want to educate our peers on various developmental issues through our music and we have demonstrated that in our music.

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AROUND ACCRA IN 12 HOURS

AROUND ACCRA IN 12 HOURS. Accra, the capital city of Ghana is the first and last place every tourist or business traveler will experience on entry and exit respectively. On many occasions, travelers may enter and exit Ghana without experiencing the fullness of it’s beauty and radiance. Being the capital city makes Accra a business hub with several companies and organizations having their head offices here. Ideally, many tourists will not plan a trip to Ghana around Accra because of the publicity given to other parts of the country. However, for business travelers who have pretty much just a few hours to come in, do business and head straight out,

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JUMIA TRAVEL LAUNCHES A NEW FEATURE TO SCALE FACEBOOK MESSENGER AS A CS CHANNEL

JUMIA TRAVEL LAUNCHES A NEW FEATURE TO SCALE FACEBOOK MESSENGER AS A CS CHANNEL. Africa’s leading online travel agency Jumia Travel has announced the launch of customer service for Messenger with Salesforce (world’s leader in Customer Relationship Management). Accra, Ghana – 19 th July, 2017 – Facebook Messenger is now fully integrated in Jumia Travel’s system as a powerful channel for Customer Service. The integration of customer service for Messenger in Jumia Travel’s system marks a new dawn for its customer service experience, as it offers a live chat experience on Facebook Messenger. The tool can also be used to instantly request for a hotel room on the platform, where the company’s professional

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