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  • Flights

Air Peace to commence Abuja-GombegFlights soon

The management of Air Peace says it will be launching scheduled commercial flights to Gombe from Abuja and resume its Yola flight services.

The Chief Operating Officer of the airline, Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide disclosed this in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. Olajide said that the decision to commence the Abuja-Gombe route was a… read more

  • Flights

United Nigeria Airlines says cooperation, mergers will favour industry

Chairman, United Nigeria Airline, High Chief Obiora Okonkwo PHD has called for synergy in the aviation industry stressing that co-operation or possible mergers will help create bigger, stronger airlines as the market is so vast that there is no need for rancor.

He made this known when he paid a visit to the League of Airports… read more

  • Destinations

Kenyans urged to embrace local Tourism to revive the economy

Kenyans have been urged to embrace local tourism to help revive the economy, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking in Machakos County during the launch of the Tembea Tujenge Kenya quarter three campaign, the initiative's Ambassador Maina Kageni urged Kenyans especially locals within Nairobi, Machakos, read more

  • Flights

Arik to resume Lagos-Kano routes April 27

Arik Air is resuming direct flights from the nation’s commercial capital, Lagos to the ancient city of Kano effective Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

The three weekly flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

The decision to reintroduce direct flights between Lagos and Kano was informed by the importanc… read more

  • Cruise

German cruise lines AIDA and TUI to sail Greek cruise season for 2021

Both AIDA Cruises and TUI, Germany’s two largest cruise lines, have announced a Greek cruise season starting in May, 2021. AIDA Cruises will offer new cruises in Greece from May 23rd, 2021, with seven-day cruises departing from Corfu, while TUI will offer two different one-week itineraries sailing from Crete from May 13th, 2021.

TUI… read more

  • Destinations

Mauritius Receives 100,000 Doses of the Sinopharm Vaccine

Mauritius has received a first delivery of 100,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine from China today and confirmed an additional order for 500,000 doses. This will allow the vaccination campaign to progress as planned with a targeted 700,000 people due to be vaccinated for the country to reach herd immunity.

The vaccination cam… read more

  • Accomodation

African Hotel Group Cresta Hotels launch a new property in Cape Town

Cresta Hotels Group Executive, Chipo Mandela said Cresta Grande was formally opened on Thursday April 15, aimed at leisure and business travellers in the four-star market.

The hotel is a 19-storey building in the Cape Town CBD, originally built as an office block in the late 1970s and situated on an historic street that was o… read more

  • Flights
  • Beyond Africa

SWISS to trial IATA Travel Pass app

SWISS is to become the first airline in the Lufthansa Group to trial IATA’s new Travel Pass app, which it will do on its Zurich-London Heathrow route from 22 April onwards. The trial marks a major further step in making travel simple and reliable again during the current COVID-19 pandemic. SWISS has also been testing further such concepts… read more

  • Beyond Africa
  • Opinion

95% of travellers eager to travel abroad as soon as travel bans are removed

The vaccination is not mandatory travelling, but it should be. Most people are educated enough to make good decisions now. Do you think that should they make vaccination obligatory for travelling?

During the analysis below are some of the key findings of the survey by SchengenVisaInfo:

  • The majority of travellers (95 per cent) wo
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