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The Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, Zurab Pololikashvili, on his first official 3-day visit to help strengthen Namibia’s tourism revival strategy, launched the country’s biggest tourism…
Friday, 13 November 2020 12:09

Rubavu in fresh bid to diversify tourism

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Emmanuel Nkusi, a resident of Kigali, is into the habit of hitting the road on weekends especially during summer and at the end of the year, heading to the northwestern…
Friday, 13 November 2020 12:03

Nairobi, KICC emerge top at World Travel Awards

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Nairobi has been named Africa’s leading business travel destination at this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA).Similarly, the Kenya International Convention Center (KICC) was awarded Africa’s leading meetings and conferences destination…
Friday, 13 November 2020 12:03

Nairobi, KICC emerge top at World Travel Awards

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Nairobi has been named Africa’s leading business travel destination at this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA).Similarly, the Kenya International Convention Center (KICC) was awarded Africa’s leading meetings and conferences destination…
The World Travel Awards has declared Serengeti as the 2020 African's leading National Park. A press statement issued by the Tanzania National Parks Authority early on Tuesday stated that "...…
Friday, 13 November 2020 10:37

Ethiopian Airlines Wins Award

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The Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced that it has won the ‘Overall Excellence for Outstanding Crisis Leadership 2020 Award,’ of the Global Finance magazine. The award recognises companies that went…
Houston Travel Marketing Services have pleasure in inviting you to attend the Spotlight on Africa & Indian Ocean Islands Virtual TravelExpo on 04 - 05 November 2020Travel Trade Buyers can now…
Friday, 30 October 2020 16:16

Zim to reopen land borders in December

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Zimbabwe will reopen six land borders on December 1.Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Monica Mutsvangwa, said the opening of border posts would be phased in, beginning with Beitbridge, Plumtree,…
Friday, 30 October 2020 16:14

Need for tourism investment in East Africa highlighted

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Once post-pandemic tourism numbers in the East Africa Community (EAC) bloc return to pre-pandemic levels there is a need for investment in world-class tourist facilities in the region.An EAC investment report highlights…
Friday, 30 October 2020 16:12

Botswana opens borders for private chartered flights

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Gaborone - Botswana authorities have announced that the country is ready to receive private charter flights into the country's resort towns starting next month amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.The private…
A new study reveals that accommodation prices have dropped more than 17 % since the pandemic.Tour operator Dertour has released the 2020 Hotel Price Index with Johannesburg, South Africa ranking…
One of the world's first eco-friendly methods used to keep predatory sharks from swimmers and surfers has been developed by a team of South African experts. The SharkSafe Barrier bio-mimics…
Talks on reviving the nation's national carrier have been going on for a number of years. Now it seems that plans will finally be put in place to see this…
Radisson Hotel Group has announced the launch of a new brand, Radisson Individuals. Radisson Individuals is a conversion brand that offers independent hotels and local, regional chains the opportunity to…
JOHANNESBURG - Over 27,000 passengers have arrived in Nigeria since the resumption of international flights on September 5, after being grounded for months due to Covid-19, Lagos-based online newspaper Ripples…
Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has signed an interline agreement with FlySafair, further connecting South Africans to Qatar Airways’ rapidly expanding global network via Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.The…
Friday, 23 October 2020 15:32

Air Namibia to resume flights to Joburg and Cape Town

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RUSTENBURG - Air Namibia will resume its South African routes at the end of the month, the airline said on Tuesday."We are excited to be back! Effective 28 October, Air…
The listing of Zimbabwe by US travel and tourism agency Tourlane as the safest place to visit in the world when countries reopen borders for international travel after Covid-19 restrictions…
Friday, 23 October 2020 15:23

Namibia: Relief for the Tourism Industry

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Players in the tourism industry can now heave a sigh of relief after the government yesterday announced the relaxation of Covid-19 restriction, including the removal of the five-day mandatory test…
Friday, 23 October 2020 15:21

Zim sets up COVID-19 testing at major airports

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Zimbabwe has set up facilities to expedite COVID-19 and other tests at the country’s three major airports whenever the need arises. Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Monica Mutsvangwa, said…
Friday, 23 October 2020 15:19

WTM Virtual platform goes live

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WTM Virtual, the digital meeting space for this year’s WTM London and London Travel Week, is now live and open for registered delegates to use.“We’re delighted to announce that WTM…
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