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first_imgGo back to the e-newsletterLuxury travel buyers from across the globe are preparing to do business at the fourth ILTM Africa event, which will take place in Cape Town from 4 – 6 April 2016, in the midst of an exciting period of growth for the African hotel industry.The 2015 African Tourism Monitor Report, an extensive report into Africa’s travel and tourism industry produced by the African Development Bank Group states “tourism continues to be one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic sectors of Africa’s economy.”This time of growth shows no sign of abating – an analysis of deal signing activity by intended opening year reports that over 35,000 new rooms in 210 new hotels are already planned to open in Africa by 2018, with further deals expected.Alison Gilmore, Director of the ILTM Portfolio says: “Africa is proving to be the growth story of the 21st century – the variety of beautiful locations available to the luxury traveller throughout the continent is huge. As more hotels are developed, this story of success for African tourism is only going to continue. Now is the time for the African luxury travel industry to connect with the world’s best international Africa specialist agents during this time of growth and we are delighted to welcome the very best at this year’s ILTM Africa.”ILTM Africa is a unique, invitation only, Africa focused luxury travel business event, offering one-to-one meetings between African exhibitors and buyers from across the world. All buyers and exhibitors are required to follow a strict accreditation process in order to participate.Arvind Amersey, Safari Africa, a buyer travelling to ILTM Africa 2016 says: “ILTM Africa is the premier international event where the best properties and companies in Africa are represented. Safari Africa is one of the leaders in luxury Africa travel out of India and ILTM Africa gives us the perfect platform to connect with the leading luxury companies in this continent.”Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Tanzania and the Seychelles were all cited as specific regions where ILTM 2016 buyers are looking to place business. High end suppliers from all destinations are represented at ILTM Africa with exhibitors including The H Resort at Beau Vallon Beach (Seychelles), Naturally Namibia (Namibia), Alex Walker Safaris (Tanzania) and Etali Safari Lodge (South Africa).Go back to the e-newsletterlast_img read more

Tolentino No more debate with Drilon on China dea

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first_imgTolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal To our surprise, adults came and asked if they could draw as well. Soon, the oldest were as absorbed as the young.MORE STORIESnewsinfoHouse return was to repay districts that helped Tacloban after ‘Yolanda’ — RomualdeznewsinfoPCOO points to previous officials in Yolanda fund liquidation delaynewsinfoBrazil ‘bullet’ artist enjoys fame in pro-gun Bolsonaro eraMORE STORIESnewsinfoHouse return was to repay districts that helped Tacloban after ‘Yolanda’ — RomualdeznewsinfoPCOO points to previous officials in Yolanda fund liquidation delaynewsinfoBrazil ‘bullet’ artist enjoys fame in pro-gun Bolsonaro eraA 70-year-old woman, who surely hasn’t drawn in 55 years, was drawing carefully and detailed – what else – a house. Perhaps it was the house she lost. Then again, it may be the house she wishes for.The session was held on the morning of December 10 and 11.The works were then laid out and arranged according to category.First, second and third place winning entries  in category 1 and 2 were awarded cash prizes as well as the three finalists chosen from the 18 and over 18 age group.ADVERTISEMENT PH protests Chinese boat swarm, warship passage The human beings we encountered, survivors from Leyte and Samar, were full of grace and dignity. There is, of course, the uncertainty and worry about the future. But with the help of so many organizations and individuals, a new beginning is possible.Qube Gallery in cooperation with Niña Mancao, an experienced art teacher, organized an art session and competition.  The activity was documented by three Cebuano photographers Bob Lim, Gerard Pareja and Theo Gacasan.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeThe children were invited to channel their creativity in a therapeutic way. Toddlers worked with non-toxic colored clay in creating mini sculptures. Children from category 1 (up to 7 years old) and category 2 (8 to 17) used crayons, colored pencils, and poster paint in creating paintings and doodles on illustration boards and paper.The response was immediate and enthusiastic. In no time, every available spot became a young artist’s workshop. MOST READ Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements LATEST STORIES PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension SMC bags Bulacan airport project Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Baybayin revival makes native PH history hip Woman, son gunned down at Talisay home More rewarding than the money, however were the proud smiles, not just of the works from this competition that  had a special significance because of their authenticity and timing.They are a powerful reminder of the strength and resilience of the Filipinos, painted with colors of hope.Perhaps, it will not surprise you that all of us organizers and volunteers left the barangay Tinago sports center, not feeling sorry for the survivors but enriched by them and full of optimism. – by Stephan ZenzRead Next One might think a visit to a typhoon Yolanda evacuation center would be a bleak experience.Populated by people who have lost their homes and family members, people who have experienced the horror of roaring, violent gales tearing away their shelter and possessions until nothing is left.ADVERTISEMENT Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege WHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccine Painters refuse to go quietly View commentslast_img read more