BOTSWANA: FIVE-YEAR BAN ON ELEPHANT HUNTING IS OVER

Nik Fes -
After a five-year ban, elephant hunting resumed in Botswana. The country, home to Africa’s largest elephant population, lifted its moratorium on May 22nd. A measure to satisfy farmers, for whom the gr...

AFRICAN HIGHLIGHTS LURE MORE CHINESE TOURISTS

Andrew J. Wein -
In recent years, Africa has become one of the popular destinations among Chinese tourists. For many Chinese, Africa is an isolated and idealistic place, and the trip to Africa is like a pilgrimage in ...

AFRICA: TOURISM PROFESSIONALS WORRIED ABOUT POACHING

Theodore Slate -
In Africa, the fight against poaching is increasingly at the heart of the concerns of tourism professionals. But poaching, particularly against rhinos and elephants, remains high....

EAST AFRICAN TOURISM – THE JOINT PROJECT OF KENYA, UGANDA, RWANDA

Tomas Haupt -
African tourism authorities rely more and more on synergy. In East Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda have decided to join forces to improve their visibility to tourists across the world. After signing...

MASS TOURISM ENDANGERS MAYA BAY

One of the most popular destinations in Southeast Asia, Maya Bay, will be closed to the public for a few months, in order to repair the environmental damage caused by irresponsible tourists and mass t...