Home is best for new breed of Nigerian tour operators
Home-grown travel companies are pushing for more Nigerians to explore their own country in a bid to build up a tourism sector long overshadowed by the petroleum industry.
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.
Lionel Messi visits Egypt
Barcelona and Argentina superstar, Lionel Messi, has visited Egypt as part of his role as an ambassador for the Egyptian ministries of tourism and aviation.
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.
Al Jazeera uncovers evidence of corruption in the Maldives
Al Jazeera Investigative Unit has obtained video confessions of three men who say they carried bags of stolen money to the President of the Maldives Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.
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.