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Thursday, 10 June 2021 09:19

Mpumalanga businesses receive relief funding

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The Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) has finalised the payment process for the Tourism Relief Fund.The MTPA called for tourism businesses to apply for the COVID-19 Tourism Relief funding…
Thursday, 10 June 2021 09:15

Virgin reopens SA-UK route

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Virgin Atlantic will resume operating passenger flights three times a week between London Heathrow and Johannesburg OR Tambo from June 24. The airline says the schedule will be published shortly.Despite…
Thursday, 10 June 2021 09:12

Tourism sector hails return of domestic flights

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Businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry yesterday welcomed the resumption of domestic flights by Air Zimbabwe saying the development would boost trade, domestic and international tourism.The flights, four times…
Thursday, 10 June 2021 09:10

Relief for Kenya as US eases travel advisory

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The United States has downgraded Kenya’s travel advisory to Level Two, down from Level Four, allowing Americans citizens to travel into the country but under caution. Under the Level 4 classification, Washington…
Friday, 21 May 2021 14:00

Mozambique welcomes new wellness resort

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A new wellness resort, Kisawa Sanctuary, has launched on Benguerra Island, Mozambique.The 14 bungalows, which include grouped bungalows, accommodate two people each and have their own beachfront, private infinity pool…
The African Travel and Tourism Association (ATTA) continues to use its position on key travel boards to put pressure on the UK government to use the correct scientific information to allow…
THE restoration of British Airways’ flights to Victoria Falls after more than a year of service suspension is a big endorsement to the country’s tourism sector and Zimbabwe’s investment profile,…
Friday, 21 May 2021 13:45

Reinvent tourism to thrive post-Covid-19

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To shade more light, he continued: "For example, a conference will bring in about 1,000 people at once and that particular conference can employ hundreds of people, earn government about…
Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has put focus on sports as an avenue to help recover from the effects of Covid-19 and diversify tourism offerings in the country, the board’s CEO,…
We are delighted to announce that after a great deal of in-depth research and searching for the exact genetically unrelated match, The Greater Mabula Private Game Reserve has welcomed three young-adult…
Friday, 07 May 2021 12:18

AU looks forward to Africa passport by 2063

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INSIDERS at the African Union (AU) say the organisation is still pursuing its common ‘Africa passport’ for member states. But they also say it will take willingness from at least…
Friday, 07 May 2021 12:15

Zambia: UK Support to Boost Tourism Sector

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Zambia has continued to be recognised as a tourist destination to consider for the holiday travels.The country has a lot to offer tourists, and apart from the famed Victoria Falls,…
Nairobi — Kenya reopened its national parks to local and international tourists Tuesday, following a temporary closure occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.On Tuesday, the Kenya Wildlife Service…
Friday, 07 May 2021 12:09

RwandAir resumes flights to Johannesburg

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National carrier RwandAir has announced the resumption of its route to and from Johannesburg, South Africa effective May 7.Johannesburg is one of the southern African routes that RwandAir suspended its…
Friday, 07 May 2021 12:07

Covid-19: Tanzania bans flights to and from India

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In continuing measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, Tanzania has announced a ban to all flights to and from India effective May 4 due to the surge in coronavirus…
Friday, 07 May 2021 12:02

‘Vaccination key to tourism revival’

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The ongoing Covid-19 national vaccination programme is expected to play a critical role in the resuscitation of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry and across value chains, a senior official…
Friday, 30 April 2021 16:04

SriLankan Airlines launches Nairobi flights

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SriLankan Airlines has launched a weekly scheduled passenger flight between Colombo and Nairobi.The service commenced on April 22 between Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).An Airbus…
Tourism and education are two areas where cooperation is expected to be developed between Seychelles and Rwanda, the newly accredited high commissioner of Rwanda to the island nation said on…
Friday, 30 April 2021 15:54

Kenya suspends passenger flights to India

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The government has suspended passenger flights between Kenya and India following a surge in positive Covid-19 cases in the country. Announcing the National Response Committee resolution during a press briefing at…
Friday, 30 April 2021 15:50

Botswana airline extends service to Vic Falls

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MACK Air, a Botswana-based airline, will be making its maiden flight into Victoria Falls from Kasane this Saturday as it launches daily scheduled flights aimed at providing seamless and scenic…
The Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism, as the custodian of tourism called on all tourism industry workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, an official said on Thursday.People working in…
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