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Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:28

Airlink launches new Joburg-Livingstone route

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Travellers will now get direct access to the Victoria Falls when Airlink launches its Johannesburg-Livingstone flights next month.The new service, which will start on May 26, 2021, strengthens the vital…
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:27

New sleep-out experiences launch in Botswana

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Desert & Delta Safaris has unveiled new sleep-out experiences at two of its camps – Camp Okavango and Leroo La Tau.Camp Okavango’s sleep-out deck is on the southern tip of…
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:25

BA’s SA routes – suspension continues

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British Airways has announced that the suspension of its flights between South Africa and London will continue.The Johannesburg route is now suspended up to and including June 1 and the…
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:21

Big boost as 189 Ukrainian tourists arrive at the Coast

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Mombasa County received a boost yesterday after 189 tourists aboard a Ukrainian charter flight arrived at the Moi International Airport.The chartered flight arrived at 9am and was received by Tourism…
Friday, 16 April 2021 15:02

RTG optimistic of tourism recovery

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Enacy MapakameBusiness ReporterHospitality group, Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) is upbeat of positive performance going forward offsetting the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic in FY2020.The growth will be underpinned by…
The Moroccan authorities decided to suspend flights to and from Tunisia as of April 15, until further notice, the Moroccan Airports Authority (French: ONDA) announced.The latter specified in a press…
Friday, 16 April 2021 14:52

King Nehale Lodge boosts conservancy

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HAVING secured a joint-venture agreement with King Nehale Lodge of Gondwana Collection Namibia is one of the major achievements of the King Nehale conservancy in the Oshikoto region.This is according…
Friday, 16 April 2021 14:46

Airlines back to Kia as tourism picks up

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Some foreign airlines to the Kilimanjaro International Airport (Kia) have resumed flights after recent suspensions following reduced traffic because of the global Covid-19 pandemic.Discussions are underway to have three others…
The pre-budget consultative meeting with representatives from l’Association des Hôteliers et Restaurateurs de l’Ile Maurice (AHRIM) and l’Association des Hȏtels de Charme was held, today, at the Conference Room, Ministry of Finance,…
Wednesday, 31 March 2021 09:13

PRESS RELEASE – A NEW LOOK FOR CLIFFTOP

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Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway has pushed design boundaries and the aesthetic of African safari luxury since its inception. In anticipation of the recovery of South African tourism in 2021, the…
Wednesday, 31 March 2021 09:13

PRESS RELEASE – A NEW LOOK FOR CLIFFTOP

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Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway has pushed design boundaries and the aesthetic of African safari luxury since its inception. In anticipation of the recovery of South African tourism in 2021, the…
Friday, 26 March 2021 13:08

Kenya focuses on Eastern Europe

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Kenya’s efforts to restart tourism have received a double boost as the country gears up to revive the battered sector.Earlier this month, Moi International Airport in Mombasa received the first…
Friday, 26 March 2021 13:06

Mauritius aims for June re-start

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Mauritius’s national vaccination campaign is on track and indications are that the country should achieve herd immunity within its target period. More exciting news is that a phased easing of…
Friday, 26 March 2021 13:00

Ethiopia: Returning Tourism Sector Back to Normal

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Among the many sectors hit hardest by the Coronavirus pandemic, the tourism industry is in frontline. The pandemic apart from limiting the movement of people and affecting their day to…
VICTORIA FALLS: The government selected all eligible residents of this prime resort city to be vaccinated to ensure the international tourism destination was safe for visitors, President Emmerson Mnangagwa.He said…
Rabat - Morocco’s tourism revenues fell by 67.2% by the end of January, 2021, compared to the year before, i.e. a loss of 4.5 billion dirhams, according to the Department…
Friday, 19 March 2021 15:56

Relief for tourism companies in KZN

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Applications are now open for the R20 million (€1.1m) Tourism Relief Fund established by the KwaZulu Natal provincial government.The province’s MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Ravi Pillay, announced…
Friday, 19 March 2021 15:53

Lufthansa returns to Cape Town

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From the end of this month, Lufthansa will re-introduce direct services to Cape Town. The flights will operate three times a week.Dr André Schulz, Lufthansa’s GM Southern Africa and East…
Friday, 19 March 2021 13:43

Remote COVID testing offered in Zambia

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Remote COVID testing is now available in Zambia, with logistics company, Zambian Ground Handlers (ZGH), offering a door-to-door service for the tourism industry. ZGH will hand-deliver all hard-copy results, along with…
Friday, 19 March 2021 13:30

Tourism recovery plan to be presented to Cabinet soon

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When South Africa implemented lockdown restrictions, one of the sectors that was most affected by this was tourism, with businesses remaining shut even when economic activity resumed. When Deputy President David…
Friday, 19 March 2021 13:22

Fastjet resumes Victoria Falls-Joburg flights

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LOCAL airliner, Fastjet has resumed flights between Victoria Falls and Johannesburg in neighbouring South Africa in response to renewed demand for air travel, bringing hope to the tourism industry.Fastjet Zimbabwe…
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