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Travel News Inside-Out

Hilton Commits to Growing Its Portfolio of All-Inclusive Resorts

And it won’t be the only one. Expect Marriott and other global hotel brands to join Hyatt and Hilton in growing their respective all-inclusive resort portfolios, too. Hilton is the latest major hospitality player to enter into a niche, but growing sector of accommodations. Hilton announced Monday its partnership with all-inclusive specialist Playa Hotels & Resorts to grow Hilton’s portfolio […]

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Australia & New Zealand

How New Zealand’s Unique Approach to Hospitality Drives Group and Incentive Travel

Hospitality is ingrained into New Zealand’s culture, creating a destination committed to wowing group and incentive trip planners Hospitality isn’t just an aspiration in New Zealand –– it’s a key value in the country’s indigenous Māori culture. The Māori custom of manaakitanga, loosely translated as hospitality, infuses Māori culture and inspires the contemporary New Zealand visitor experience, summing up the […]

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Africa

SA cities improving business environment

South African cities are making significant strides in improving the ease of doing business, a report by the World Bank Group has found. The report, Doing Business in South Africa 2018, was released by the World Bank this week at an event at the National Treasury. The report is the second edition of the subnational Doing Business series in South […]

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Africa

Japan keen to invest in SA

While Japanese countries are keen to invest in the South African economy, South Africa can learn a lot from the East Asian nation, says the country’s Ambassador to Japan, Thulani Dlomo. “The investment interest is huge. Big and small corporates are looking forward to hear about investment opportunities available in South Africa as well as the country’s investment environment,” said […]

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Africa

Ghana to host AFRIMA 2018 in November

Ghana has accepted to host the 5th All Africa Music Awards between November 21 and Saturday, November 24 in Accra this year. It will be hosted in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of AFRIMA. The host country rights acceptance was conducted on Tuesday at a media announcement at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, […]

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Top Stories

Military winning war against Boko Haram: DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has again reassured Nigerians that the military is winning the fight against Boko Haram terrorism and will not rest on its oars until terrorism is wiped out of the country. However, it expressed concerned about mischievous reports by section of the media aimed at discrediting the efforts of troops in the North East. According to a […]

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Top Stories

1,000 companies compete for 12 rail projects

More than 1,000 contractors are participating in the bids for 12 projects advertised by the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC). The corporation has opened the bids to pre-qualify the contractors for the 2018 projects. Mr Ben Iloanusi, the NRC Director of Procurement, told the newsmen during pre-qualification exercise at the NRC headquarters, Ebute Meta, Lagos, on Wednesday. Iloanusi said about 1,000 […]

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USA & Canada

Trump scuppers one million Alibaba jobs in US

Alibaba founder Jack Ma said his ambitious pledge to create one million jobs in the US had been scuppered by the trade row between Beijing and Washington, Chinese state news reported Thursday. The billionaire owner of China’s largest online shopping portal made the headline-grabbing promise to Donald Trump last year, as Beijing courted the then-newly elected president. But Ma told […]