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Ready to celebrate! We are excited to announce that Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway has been recogonised as global leader in hospitality at the recent 2021 Haute Grandeur Excellence Awards and…
Jacqueline Williams joins The Cape Milner in the position of General Manager. Jacqui has worked in the Hospitality Industry for many years and most recently was the General Manager of the…
Friday, 06 August 2021 13:07

BA builds its SA service

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British Airways has sent out a release to the trade that says, from August 16, passenger flights between Johannesburg and London Heathrow will increase to two a week. This frequency…
Friday, 06 August 2021 13:05

Emirates now allows pax to transit from SA

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Emirates has published a list of countries from which travellers will be allowed to transit via Dubai, and South Africa is on it.Having left South Africa temporarily earlier this year…
Friday, 06 August 2021 13:03

Emirates set to flood SA with capacity

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Hot on the heels of the August 3 news that the UAE will allow South Africans to transit in Dubai comes the news that Emirates will lay on 18 flights…
Friday, 06 August 2021 13:00

SATSA campaign against UK red list gathers momentum

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Inbound industry association, SATSA’s lobby to get South Africa off the UK’s red list has entered its third and final phase as a “true collaboration of industry stakeholders” who have…
Friday, 06 August 2021 12:54

Boat operators excited about end of lockdown

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BOAT owners at Walvis Bay are looking forward to the start of the new week, following the lifting of travel restrictions between regions by president Hage Geingob.They say the series…
The World Bank projects that Tanzania’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic remains fragile and recommended revamping of the tourism sector to support growth in the second half of 2021.It also…
The United Arab Emirates, UAE, today, announced that with effect from Thursday passengers on transit flights from Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Uganda can now enter UAE.However, direct…
South Africa – and most of southern and East Africa – remains on the UK’s red list and with a steep price tag for a 10-day quarantine if travellers do…
Nairobi — Kenya registered a 21.7 percent decline in the number of international arrivals between January and June 2021 compared to a similar period in 2020, according to a new…
Friday, 30 July 2021 14:05

Joy As Lufthansa Starts Flying Into Zanzibar

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THE Lufthansa Group's new subsidiary, Eurowings Discover launched its inaugural flight to Zanzibar yesterday signifying efforts of reviving tourism that has been hit hard by the Covid-19.Zanzibar Minister for Tourism…
As at end of June 2021, approximately 65% of the works for the Cruise Terminal Building have been completed. In view of the prevailing situation, it is now foreseen that the works…
Nairobi — The Kenyan coast is set to receive more international tourists during the tourism peak season following the commencement of direct flights to the region by Eurowings Discover.Eurowings Discover,…
Friday, 30 July 2021 13:48

More global airlines eye Zim airspace

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Zimbabwe’s aviation sector is set for a boom, with authorities indicating that more global airlines are looking to fly into the country.This increased interest in Zimbabwe’s air space comes as…
Seychelles has been performing above its targeted best-case scenario when it comes to visitor arrival numbers from April to June, the tourism principal secretary said Tuesday.Sherin Francis gave an overview…
Friday, 30 July 2021 13:44

Bumpy road ahead for tourism

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The tourism industry fears a bumpy road still lies ahead of them, despite relatively favourable protocols, which encourage international tourists to visit the country. The Bank of Namibia announced in February…
Friday, 16 July 2021 18:21

Emirates restarts services to Mauritius

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Emirates will restart passenger services to Mauritius with two weekly flights from July 15, as the nation gradually reopens its borders to international tourists.Flight EK 701 will depart Dubai on…
Friday, 16 July 2021 18:19

CemAir adds KZN flights

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CemAir has added some extra flights for Thursday, July 15, between Johannesburg and Durban and Johannesburg and Margate on the KZN South Coast, and for Saturday, July 17.The airline has…
Friday, 16 July 2021 18:18

Mauritius gears up for October full opening

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Agents and operators globally are opening sales for Mauritius from October onwards in line with the island’s announcement that Phase Two of its reopening, which takes place on October 1,…
Friday, 16 July 2021 18:17

Lufthansa launches sustainability platform

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The Lufthansa Group's central digitalisation unit has launched a CO2 compensation platform, Squake, aimed at companies from the entire travel, mobility and transport industry. By using an application programming interface, companies…
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