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Friday, 23 September 2022 15:24

SA Tourism launches ambitious global MegaFam project

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Recognising the need to reach tourists from across the globe on various platforms, South African Tourism will host an ambitious familiarisation trip (MegaFam) trip involving 840 carefully selected people from…
Friday, 23 September 2022 15:23

Air Belgium completes triangular route in SA

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Air Belgium’s inaugural flight from Brussels has completed its triangular route in South Africa, touching down at Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) at 11h00 today (Monday, September 19) after its initial…
Friday, 23 September 2022 15:20

South Africa: Tourism Sector Shows Signs of Recovery

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The increase in the number of visitors to the country's national parks is an indication that the tourism sector is recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, says Minister…
A 10-year blueprint for the future of the tourism sector and to increase resilience in positioning Mauritius as a more competitive destination and an action plan to implement inland tourism…
The Seychelles Islands Development Company (IDC) has called for investors to put forth their expressions of interest in the development of a small luxury eco-tourism establishment at Grand Barbe on…
Friday, 12 August 2022 16:18

Luxury tented camp opens in Maasai Mara

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A new luxury tented camp, Lalashe Maasai Mara, has opened on the edge of Maasai Mara and Olare Orok conservancy in Kenya.The five luxury tented suites each have a private…
Friday, 12 August 2022 16:17

West African source market has untapped potential

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There is “huge potential” for growth in tourism numbers from the West African market and South African product owners could lose out if they don’t leverage this potential.This was the…
Seychelles has become a popular destination in the Middle East and Europe and the Emirates Airline is bringing passengers across the world to the island nation, said a top official…
Friday, 12 August 2022 16:12

Mauritius sees strong post-COVID tourism growth

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The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is seeing huge demand from international visitors, including the South African market and new source markets such as the Middle East.Tourism Update discovered this on…
Nairobi — The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has maintained its commitment to leveraging the reach of key international and local personalities to market Kenya as a preferred and safe tourist…
Friday, 12 August 2022 16:05

Rwanda's Conference Tourism Registers 490% Growth

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Rwanda is looking to fully recover from the Covid-19 pandemic impact on the country's conference tourism, Nelly Mukazayire, the chief executive of Rwanda Convention Bureau (RCB) has said.In the last…
Friday, 12 August 2022 15:55

Nigerian carrier suspends JNB flights

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Nigeria’s largest carrier, Air Peace, has announced over Twitter that it will suspend operations to Johannesburg from August 22 to October 8.The principal reason it gave was the difficulties that…
Minister of Tourism Michael Usi has presented matching grants to 18 successful Tourism operators totalling over K400 million.Speaking during the handover ceremony Use said the marching grants are in line…
Friday, 12 August 2022 15:43

Emirates adds third daily flight to Mauritius

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Emirates will up its frequency to Mauritius from October 1 by introducing a third daily flight on its flagship A380 aircraft.The carrier said the additional evening frequency had been introduced…
Friday, 29 July 2022 15:48

Overseas arrivals to SA record 345% YoY rise

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With COVID restrictions falling away, overseas tourist numbers to South Africa in May rose by 345% compared with last year, from 20 762 to 92 368, according to the latest Tourism and Migrations…
Friday, 29 July 2022 15:47

Seychelles focuses on boosting tourism capacity

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With 65% of the Seychelles’ GDP dependent on tourism, the training of tourism and hospitality staff is a crucial factor for the recovery of the sector post-COVID. As Hilton Hotels continues…
NAIROBI, Kenya July 28- The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has maintained its commitment to leveraging the reach of key international and local personalities to market Kenya as a preferred and…
DYSFUNCTIONAL airports at Namibia's top tourist markets might limit the number of flights coming to Namibia, thereby limiting tourist inflows into the country, until the situation has been resolved.According to…
Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) Chief Executive Officer, Betty Radier says that the 2022 expo is expected to attract participation from about 30 countries from across the globe.“We have not been…
The financial expert and board director brings into focus pertinent issues raised by IMF in its recent Article IV Consultations report. He views the debt situation as worrisome and explains…
Extraordinary are delighted to introduce the world-class luxury hotel Angels View by HoyoHoyo, in Mpumalanga located 5km from the picturesque village of Graskop. Angels View is a Khoza family-owned hotel…
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