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  • Cruise

New Carnival mega-ship Mardi Gras finally christened in Port Canaveral

After a long delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mardi Gras has finally been christened in Port Canaveral, just a few months after she began carrying passengers for the first time. Mardi Gras was delivered to Carnival Cruise Line back in 2020, but she wasn’t able to enter service until July this year, and wasn’t able to be christen… read more

  • Miscellaneous

The rare Airbus A330-800neo Ioperates surprisingly short routes

There are no two ways about it: the Airbus A330-800 is not a popular aircraft. Just 15 examples have been delivered or ordered across four airlines, while Airbus has one demo aircraft. Currently, only four aircraft are in commercial operation. With 11 routes until the year-end, the routes on which the A330-800 is used are far shorter on a… read more

  • Miscellaneous

DRC targets a compliance rate of at least 78% in the 2022 ICAO audit

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has one of the worst performing civil aviation systems in Africa.

All airlines registered in the DRC are banned from entering the European Union. In recent years, the country has made considerable efforts to overcome several shortcomings.

  • Flights

TAAG Angola Airlines returns to Namibia after more than a year's absence

TAAG Angola Airlines p lans to re-launch all its pre-pandemic regional services by the end of the year. A gamble that almost paid off.

On Thursday 21 October, at around 2pm, the Dash 8-400 of TAAG Angola Airlines, coming from Luanda with 64 passengers, touched down at the Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek. This was t… read more

  • Conservation & Wildlife

Serengeti named best National Park at World Travel Awards

Tanzania's Serengeti National Park is yet again on Cloud 9 after it was named best national park in Africa, beating six other national parks from the continent in the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021.

Famed for the Wildebeest migration and a vast plain that accommodates millions of wildlife including the Big 5, Serengeti was named Afr… read more

  • Rail

Closure of the Chambeshi Rail Bridge

The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority has announced that train movements between New Kapiri-Mposhi and Kasama in Zambia will be temporarily disrupted to allow for repairs on the Chambeshi Bridge, which suffered major damages from a goods train accident that occurred on 13 May 2021.

The section of the track between Chambeshi and Kasa… read more

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Our travel news does not only focuse on transportation like airlines and rail, but also on hotels, IT, cruises, and other areas of interest for travel agents. Our travel news is not only for the benefit of the traveler but also serves to update and inform travel staff in the Sub Saharan Africa Region on the latest travel news and developments. is unique in the way it assists travel readers in sub Saharan Africa to be up-to-date in sub Saharan Africa with the latest news on a daily basis, and provides concise & relevant information without the waffle making it convenient for you to keep you and your colleagues up-to-date, to better inform customers and offer precise recommendations.

Our travel news portal has refined navigation so you can search per country in sub Saharan Africa, scroll to the bottom of the website to find a list of the countries, double click on a country to get that country’s news. and you could search per sector in travel i.e. flights, leisure, rail, IT etc. (at the top of the website). Or you could search the news portal by using specific words or phrases and entering these into the search bar and clicking search.