Saudi Arabia is opening up for tourism
Saudi Arabia pursues an ambitious agenda called "vision 2030". That is the government's plan to bring the country up to speed with the rest of the world. Tourism is part of the efforts to rebrand the image of the ultraconservative Kingdom as an open country.
Lai Mohammed commends Cross River government efforts at developing tourism
Lai Mohammed commends Cross River government efforts at developing tourism.
Mali's tourism affected by violence
The risk of violence in northwest Africa’s Sahel region has severely damaged the tourism industry. That’s been the case in Mali where five years of instability have led to a reduction in tourist numbers.
Tunisia looks to branch out into wine tourism
Although Tunisia's tourism industry seems to be going through an unending chill, Mohamed Ben Sheikh is convinced there are good days ahead thanks to the nation's vineyards.
From War To Wildlife: Fighting for Angola's future
Wildlife rangers in Angola are battling poachers who are threatening a fragile recovery of the country's wildlife which was decimated during the war. Seeing its wildlife as a potential tourism draw, the government has vowed to revive wild animal numbers, particularly elephants, by ending poaching and ivory trafficking.