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Hyatt Regency Johannesburg

Hyatt to double its Africa presence and open six hotels by 2020

Hyatt Regency Johannesburg Hyatt Hotels & Resorts announced on Tuesday that Hyatt expects to double the number of Hyatt hotels in Africa,…

Examining the State of Hotel Development in Africa

Examining the State of Hotel Development in Africa

A total of 365 hotel chain development pipelines were reported in Africa in 2016, with 64,231 rooms.

A resort in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Tourism in Africa: On the rise but has not at its full potential

For the third year running, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has published the Africa Tourism Monitor, an annual report on the tourism industry in Africa.

A Kenya Airways jet arrives at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Africa’s aviation industry is booming. Photograph: Noor Khamis/Reuters

Africa's aviation industry is booming: Opening up Africa's airspace could make sky the limit (Video)

Glancing around a crowded terminal in Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta airport, one of the busiest international hubs in Africa, it’s obvious that more passengers are streaming to the continent than ever before.

Lake Kivu Serena Hotel

African vacationers discover attractions of holidays in their home countries

As a senior east African banking executive, John Ngumi could holiday pretty much where he pleases.