Category Archives: Africa Travel

Tourism in Africa, Africa Travel

Entoto Jungle of Addis Ababa

Mount Entoto is the highest peak 3,200 meters high creating stunning top view of the capital city, Addis Ababa. The city is established below this remarkable peak, Addis Ababa is the highest capital city in Africa. Mount Entoto is the best location to observe the stunning view of the entire capital city and its magnificent […]

Omo Park a Place of Wild Adventure

Omo Valley is one of the most stunning national parks in Ethiopia, found on the west bank of the Omo River which flows southwards into Lake Turkana. The Omo River falls through a steep valley creating magnificent waterfall. The volume of the river increases between June and October portraying a spectacular sight. The massive several […]

Ankober The Highland Extravaganza

Greener town in central Ethiopia, Ankober found in the Semien Shewa of the Amhara regional state. The beautiful town used to be the capital city of the Shewa kingdom during the time of Emperor Menelik. It remained to be the capital city until 1886 before Addis Ababa made the central government sit. Ankober the eastern […]

Ethiopian World Heritage Sites

Home to nine UNESCO World Heritage sites Ethiopia complements Africa’s  ancient creations. The Ethiopian ancient architectures portrayed at Lalibela and  Aksum tell a lot about the Ethiopian ancient civilization and society. Situated in the highlands of northern Ethiopia, the Aksum masterpiece symbolizes the skill of ancient Aksum.  As one of the most powerful states between […]

Lalibela, Ethiopia’s Tremendous Architecture

Lalibela is one of the UNESCO-registered heritage sites with cave churches from the 13th century. It is situated in a mountainous region in the heart of Ethiopia near a traditional village with circular-shaped dwellings. The place of pilgrimage and devotion Lalibela has eleven ancient churches carved out of gigantic rocks.  Most of the constructions were […]

Catch-up with the Exclusive Ethiopian Food

Ethiopia, the second most populated nation offers a wide range of great organic and healthy cuisines. In fact, it is often described as the land of bread, honey, and grains which make up the  diet of its people. The long history of the country influenced by over 80 ethnic groups resulted in a culinary variety […]

Awash Valley Where It All Began

UNESCO registered world site, Lower Awash Valley earned its global fame for several anthropological discoveries which date million years back. Situated 300 km in northeast of Addis-Ababa, near Afar depression Awash valley is one of the most important global heritage sites. The most spectacular finding came in 1974 when 52 bone fragments were reconstructed to create “Lucy”. Lucy stood about […]

The Glorious Spectacle of Konso Heritages

Konso is one of the UNESCO-designated heritage sites for its outstanding landscape and terraced agriculture. It constitutes a spectacular portrait of tradition which has been in existence for four centuries. It demonstrates the engineering skill of the society and features the waga (wooden statutes) as a reminder of late family members, war heroes and respected […]

Hotel industry in Africa

Investments from international hotel chains and the spread of Jovago’s impact confirm a great growth of the hotel industry on the continent. Following 142 new hotel development projects in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) in 2014, Ethiopia is ranked among the top 10 largest markets for international hotel chain developments. North Africa has the largest hotel […]

Carlson Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group – born in early 2012 – is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The portfolio of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group includes more than 1,300 hotels, a global footprint spanning 80 countries, a powerful set of global brands (Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Country Inns & Suites by […]

Development of the tourist sector of Togo

Soon the classification of the hotel establishments Togo abounds in a large number of hotel establishments which welcome visitors so national as international. Of Lomé until Cinkassé hotels and other places of rest abound, what can be considered as a good thing for the tourist development of the country. The existence of these hotel establishments […]

Equatorial Guinea Tourism Portal Launched in NYC

  New York, NY, October 13, 2012 –(PR.com)– GC Media is the communications partner for Goree Challenge IV. “The facebook page is designed to bring the Spirit of Malabo to the world”, said Victor Mooney of US based South African Arts International (SAAI). The site will provide an opportunity for the public to see the […]

How is electricity in South Africa affecting the tourism industry?

  by Corlia Goosen Company: Discover Africa Telephone:  021 422 3498 The growth of the business sector and industry along with the population leaves electricity supply short in some parts of the country. An increasingly high demand creates high volumes of output providing South African’s with a grid that struggles to cope and unable to […]

Manama Hotels Top List of Global Revenue Earners

Ernst & Young Reports Bahrain Hotels Top List of Largest Increase in Revenue per Available Room MANAMA, Bahrain, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Bahrain’s hotel industry tops list of global revenue earners in the Middle East/North Africa region according to the latest report issued by Ernst & Young. Hotels in Manama reported a 52.1 percent increase […]

Four Seasons Sets Up Camp in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park; Lodge is First of Three Launching Brand’s Sub-Saharan Expansion

Existing property to be renamed Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania; additional new properties planned in Ngorongoro Conservation Area and on the island of Zanzibar TORONTO, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has signed a long term management agreement with the owners of Bilila Lodge, a resort in the Serengeti National […]

GAMBIA: TOURISM SECTOR SHINES DESPITE BOTTLENECKS IN GLOBAL ECONOMY, SAHEL REGION

  by Amat JENG http://www.mediarevolution-amat.blogspot.com The Minister of Tourism and Culture of The Gambia has appreciated the trend of the tourism sector saying it is undergoing “tremendous transformation”, despite the turbulence in the global economy, exacerbated by political turmoil in some parts of the Middle East, North Africa and in the Sahel. Minister Fatou Mas […]

Live Camera: Agadir, Morocco

Finding the cheapest Hotel in Agadir, Morocco with the maximum facility. To visit a renowned place like Agadir you are must to book a hotel. And finding the most suitable hotel for you is not very easy especially in Agadir Morocco. But it could be a little hard to find the right one for you […]