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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…
Friday, 16 July 2021 18:15

Carrier increases frequency to Seychelles

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Qatar Airways has joined Tourism Seychelles in a strategic marketing partnership to support tourism recovery in the country.In anticipation of the increased demand for travel to the Seychelles, Qatar Airways…
(Seychelles News Agency) - Seychelles saw a six-fold growth in visitor arrivals from the first quarter to the second, a surge that a top government official called encouraging.According to figures…
NAIROBI, Kenya, July 15 – Kenya received 305,635 international arrivals between January to June 2021.Data from the Tourism Research Institute shows that 96,003 were female and 209,632 male.The figure is…
Friday, 16 July 2021 18:03

Tourism industry urges adoption of ‘new normal’

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Victoria Falls ReporterTHE Tourism Business Council of Zimbabwe (TBCZ) says the country should adopt a “new normal” approach and allow industry to operate under strict health protocols that include incentivising…
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 15 – A new report by Deloitte has revealed that Kenya’s tourism sector faces an uphill task of recovery post COVID-19. Dubbed ‘Economic Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic…
Dar es Salaam. The lifting of travel restrictions across the world is giving a bullish outlook for Tanzania’s tourism industry which has seen its earnings from tourism at an 11-year low,…
Friday, 09 July 2021 10:55

Qatar Airways to commence Zim flights

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ONE of the world’s leading airlines, Qatar Airways, says it would commence flights into Zambia and Zimbabwe early next month.The new routes will become the airline’s fifth and sixth destinations…
Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) have attributed the delay and cancellation of domestic flights to unavailability and the rising cost of aviation fuel (Jet A1) and inadequate parking space.The group…
Friday, 09 July 2021 10:51

Tourists allowed to travel countrywide

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INTERNATIONAL tourists in Namibia will be free to travel the country up to 15 July under the Covid-19 restrictions at this stage.This has been stated by the minister of environment,…
Friday, 09 July 2021 10:50

RwandAir to resume London flights

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RwandAir will resume flights between London Heathrow and Kigali on July 10.The Kigali/Brussels/London service will operate initially once a week on Saturdays and a second flight will be added on Tuesdays on…
Friday, 09 July 2021 10:49

Zim to review COVID regulations

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Zimbabwe’s updated travel regulations – implemented after a surge in cases (57 963 cases as of July 7, with 41 624 recoveries) – are reportedly set to be reviewed next week.Last week…
Friday, 09 July 2021 10:46

Vaxxed Brits may travel isolation-free

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UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that travellers returning to England from countries on England’s Amber List, and who have been fully vaccinated in the UK, will no longer need to self-isolate for 10…
During the COVID-19 pandemic, travel professionals need to pay more attention in terms of engaging and booking with bona fide, registered enterprises in Namibia that comply with industry safety protocols to…
ESWATINI Airlink and its operating partner Airlink, the South African domestic and regional airline, have cancelled June 30 flights between Johannesburg and Sikhuphe’s King Mswati III International Airport.The flights were…
(TAP) - All incoming passengers to Tunisia must from Thursday, July 1, present a negative COVID-19 PCR test with a QR code, carried out within 72 hours of the flight,…
Thursday, 01 July 2021 13:42

Green light for airport lounge at new Zambian terminal

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National Aviation Services (NAS) and NAC2000 Corporation have been awarded a tender by Zambia Airports Corporation Ltd (ZACL) to operate a lounge at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka.The lounge…
Thursday, 01 July 2021 13:41

Mauritius reopening on track

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Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) announced last Friday, June 25, that its ‘Resort Holidays’ scheme was going full steam ahead, on schedule, with effect from July 15. The scheme is…
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