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FIHA 2019: Cape Verde poised for tourism boom

FIHA 2019: Cape Verde poised for tourism boom

Cape Verde aims to attract more than a million tourists a year by 2020, far more than the current hotel supply can cope with, so investor opportunities on the archipelago, strategically located in the Atlantic Ocean around an hour from Dakar and around four hours from Brazil and Lisbon, could be enormous.

Yas Island Abu Dhabi celebrates year of success

Yas Island Abu Dhabi celebrates year of success

Rounding off a year of remarkable accomplishments, Yas Island Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s premier leisure and entertainment destination, has once again cemented its place as a world-class destination.

Reed appoints new World Travel Market portfolio director

Reed appoints new World Travel Market portfolio director

Claude Blanc, who has over 25 years of experience within the travel trade and hospitality industry, takes on the overall responsibility for all events in the portfolio including World Travel Market London, Travel Forward, Arabian Travel Market, World Travel Market Latin America and World Travel Market Africa.

AviaDev Europe set to debut in Valencia, Spain

AviaDev Europe set to debut in Valencia, Spain

The inaugural AviaDev Europe will take place in Valencia from December 3rd-5th at the Palacio de Congresos de Valencia. The event will bring together over 150 regional European aviation leaders to discuss route development within the regional markets.

WTTC praises South Africa for tourism initiatives

WTTC praises South Africa for tourism initiatives

President Ramaphosa of South Africa is a “travel and tourism job creation champion” for his ambition to double the number of people employed in the sector, according to Gloria Guevara, president of the World Travel & Tourism Council.