Daily Archives: September 24, 2019

STR: Africa Hotel Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) up for 87 Consecutive Months

Revenue per available room (RevPAR), the key hotel industry performance metric, has grown for 87 consecutive months amid a period of low supply growth and strong demand, according to STR (https://STR.com/) director Thomas Emanuel in his presentation at the Africa …

STR: Africa Hotel Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) up for 87 Consecutive Months

Revenue per available room (RevPAR), the key hotel industry performance metric, has grown for 87 consecutive months amid a period of low supply growth and strong demand, according to STR (https://STR.com/) director Thomas Emanuel in his presentation at the Africa …

Nature Striking Back with Fury, Secretary-General Tells Climate Action Summit, Calling ‘Apocalyptic’ Bahamas Destruction ‘the Future – if We Do Not Act Now’

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the 2019 Climate Action Summit, in New York today:

Nature is angry. And we fool ourselves if we think we can fool nature. Because nature always strikes back. And around the world, …

South Africa: Pres Ramaphosa leads celebrating literary classics on Heritage Day

PRETORIA, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday lead the nation in celebrating the rich array of cultural communities and assets, natural wonders and religious communities that constitute South Africa’s diversity.

The 2019 National Heritage Day celebrations is hosted by the Northern …

Zimbabwe’s Capital Runs Dry as Taps Cut Off for 2M People

HARARE – Tempers flared on Tuesday as more than 2 million residents of Zimbabwe’s capital and surrounding towns found themselves without water after authorities shut down the main treatment plant, raising new fears about disease after a cholera outbreak while …

Planet satellites bolster FAO’s geospatial toolkit

New York and Rome – Putting the world’s eyes in the skies to work to improve human lives and combat climate change is now easier thanks to an overhaul of the Food and Agriculture Organization’ innovative geospatial monitoring system.

A …