Egypt Opens ‘Largest Military Base In Middle East’ To Protect Major Tourist Destination

Egypt has opened a sprawling military base in the northwest of the country, which officials claim is the largest of its kind in the region.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was seen on state TV on Saturday inaugurating the military base at El Hammam City in Marsa Matrouh governorate west of Alexandria.

World Travel Awards Joins AHIF And AviaDev In Kigali

Rwanda will welcome World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place in the country’s thriving capital, Kigali, on 10th October.

Spanning several valley and hillsides, Kigali – renowned for its cleanliness and warm hospitality – is arguably one of the most attractive African capitals. Its ideal location, slap bang in the centre of Rwanda, also makes it an ideal base for exploration.

Nigeria Receives Less Than 3 Percent Of Arrivals Into Africa

The Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria [FTAN], says that less than three per cent of tourists visiting Africa annually choose Nigeria as their tourism destinations.

Karim Rabo, the FTAN president, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that the figure was low compared to other African countries that usually recorded huge patronage of international tourists.

It’s a New Dawn For Tourism in Nigeria – Onung

A tourism practitioner, Nkereuwem Onung, President, National Association of Nigeria Tour Operators [NATOP], and Managing Director, Remlords Tours has said that it’s a new dawn for the tourism sector as no efforts would be spared in ensuring that the issue of tourism data is put into the first burner.

EasyJet Picks Austrian Base For Post-Brexit Plan

UK airline EasyJet is planning to set up a new company in Austria to protect its European business after Britain leaves the European Union [EU]. The new airline, EasyJet Europe, will be based in Vienna. The airline must have an air operator certificate in an EU member country to allow it to continue flying between member states after Brexit.