Africa Tourism Travel World 

Meet the woman who has visited every country in the world

A Ugandan-born woman, Jessica Nabongo has reportedly visited every country in the world. She becomes officially the first black woman to do so. Jessica Nabongo, a UN employee now a travel blogger, decided in 2016 to visit all 193 countries in the world. According to a CNN reporting she achieved the target on October 6 arriving in Seychelles, the last country on her list. She also made it to two other countries the UN calls “non-observer status” territories, taking her total to 195. “Welcome to the Seychelles!! Country 195 of…

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Africa Business Tourism World 

The collapse of Thomas Cook and its impact on Africa

The collapse of Thomas Cook, one of Britain’s oldest companies has impacted negatively on Africa’s tourism industry. In many African countries the company operates, managers of tourism sectors have spoken of the sharp impact. Thomas Cook runs hotels, resorts and airlines for 19 million people a year in 16 countries. About 45 hotels deal exclusively with Thomas cook in Tunisia. In Tunisia for Instance, Thomas Cook owes Tunisian hotels 60 million euros for stays in July and August. Tunisia’s Tourism Minister Rene Trabelsi was reported by Reuters as saying that…

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