The top 10 destination cities in the world

With the release of the Mastercard Destination Cities Index, places such as Bangkok, London and Paris proved to be the most popular destination cities for travellers in 2016.

The index looked at 132 countries, focusing on visitor volume in 2016 and “provides a forecast for growth in 2017, insight on the fastest-growing destination cities and a deeper understanding of why people travel and how they spend around the world”.

The index shows the overall growth in international overnight visitors to these destination cities. Bangkok was ranked the highest, with 19.41 million visitors, followed by London with 19.06 million and Paris (15.45 million).

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The top 10 destination cities in the world

7 things you need to know when travelling to Africa

Africa is filled with gems for the traveller, from its northernmost tip right down to the south. It’s no wonder that many countries on the continent are finally being recognised as destinations worthy of any bucket list. But as with all foreign destinations in the world, there are a few things to be aware of before you explore the continent’s vast beauty. Here are seven things to consider before setting off.

Visas and important documentation

If you’re considering travelling to or through the continent, it’s important to know the visa requirements for each country you visit. Along with your passport, many…
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7 things you need to know when travelling to Africa

SAA Voyager and Ecobank join forces to launch the first co-branded credit card in Ghana

 

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Mr George Mensah-Ashante from Ecobank, Daleen Arlow – Executive Manager Commercial SAA Voyager, Mr Samuel Ashitey Adjei – Managing Director Ecobank Ghana, Suretha Cruse – CEO of SAA Voyager and Mr Owureku Asare from Ecobank. Image courtesy SAA.

Accra, GHANA, 31 July 2015 – South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, in partnership with Ecobank Ghana, Africa’s leading pan-African banking group, today announced their new-to-the-market innovation in response to existing market needs, following in-depth research.

The launch of the co-branded SAA Voyager Gold and…
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