Understanding The Buzz Around Black Friday

  We are less than two weeks away from the biggest sales event of the year – Black Friday. Celebrated on the 24th of November, the Black Friday has its origins in America and it’s commemorated the day after Thanksgiving. Over the years, the practice has spread to different parts of the world, with both retailers ...
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Global Tourism Remains Resilient Amid Economic Uncertainty

According to Euromonitor International, emerging markets account for approximately 74% of the world’s real GDP expansion, with the Tourism and Travel industry among the top contributors to this growth. During the first quarter of this year, the global economy remained strong with a real GDP growth of 3.6% beyond earlier forecasts of 3.5% for 2017-18. ...
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Kenya Airways Seeks Government Help To Compete With Rivals

Kenya Airways commenced talks with the government on Thursday, seeking help in coping with competition from foreign carriers operating flights to its Nairobi hub. The airline is restructuring its finances to cut huge debts and reduce finance costs to help it return to profitability after years of losses. The carrier accrued debts to buy new ...
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The Relevance Of Tourism To African Markets

The hospitality and tourism is an important sector for many developing countries, since it is one of the main foreign exchange earners and key exports component. In 2016, foreign visitors to Africa reached 58 million with a spending of USD 40.7 billion approximately 36.3%, and projected to reach 42.9bn by end of 2017. These statistics ...
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