News & Updates

24

Dec
2019
Idris Elba awarded Brand Ambassador status in Sierra Leone.
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /194
Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio meets Film actor Idris Elba, awards him with a Brand Ambassador Status. His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has issued the British Hollywood actor and musician, Idris Elba, with a Sierra Leonean Diplomatic Passport and pronounced him a Brand Ambassador for the small resource-rich West African nation. During […]
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18

Dec
2019
Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA) in partnership Visit Sierra Leone (VSL) to end-host world’s largest amateur rally.
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /398
Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA) in partnership with one of the leading tour operators in the country known as Visit Sierra Leone (VSL) has on December 9th 2019 held a press conference to update the public on plans to host the reputable BUDAPEST-BAMAKO Rally (B-BR 2020) as its final destination. Held […]
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11

Dec
2019
National Geographic-These African lodges lead the way in wildlife conservation here’s where to see majestic animals and help to preserve their habitat in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and South Africa.
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /156
T R AV E L These African lodges lead the way in wildlife conservation here’s where to see majestic animals and help to preserve their habitat in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and South Africa. BY KAREN CARMICHAEL Wildlife excursions in Africa are going deeper, highlighting less-visited regions and ecosystems while also leading the charge for conservation […]
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04

Dec
2019
Freetown Forum – Agenda for Action on Women’s Empowerment in Tourism
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /324
We, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with development partners, acknowledge the following: Tourism accounts for an estimated 10.4% of the world’s GDP, considering its direct, indirect and induced impacts (WTTC, 2019), and the tourism sector accounts directly for 3% of the GDP of the G20 economies (UNWTO, 2019); Globally, tourism represents […]
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