Travel news overview

Check every morning for the latest travel news in sub Saharan Africa, it is an easy and quick way to keep yourself updated on industry news, trends, warnings, opinions and much more in the Region.

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  • Flights

Nigeria Poor scheduling as bane of Nigerian airlines

Air travel in Nigeria is beset by delays caused by many factors, which include weather, breakdown of aircraft, poor airport facilities and poor scheduling.

Poor scheduling is problem of airlines, which can be averted with efficient schedule arrangement and maintenance.

In Nigeria there is also poor aircraft utilisation … read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels African Suin Zim African Sun Hotels occupancy levels increase by 30%

Listed hospitality management concern, African Sun Limited has seen occupancy levels across its segments recording 30% growth on the back of significant easing of Covid-19 related lockdowns both locally and abroad. At the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, the hotel group saw its occupancy levels going up by 37% with revenues plu… read more

  • Flights

Malawi Malawi currency crisis: Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines suspend ticket sales

For several months, Malawi has been facing a shortage of foreign exchange reserves. To address this, the government opened its tobacco market early and the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) required that 30% of the foreign exchange earned from the sale of tobacco be sold to the RBM immediately. Unfortunately, this is not enough to solve the pr… read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA WorldFlight Digitalisation of Africa's Airports is the key to economic recovery

Critical airport worker and capacity shortfalls in Africa that threaten to keep flights and passengers grounded and impede the continents' economic recovery can be rapidly and affordably addressed with the adoption of trusted, secure cloud-based solutions, according to SITA, the air transport industry IT and communications systems provide… read more

  • Miscellaneous

WTTC Africa's travel, tourism sector expected to create 14 million new jobs by 2032

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) latest Economic Impact Report (EIR) reveals the African travel and tourism sector is expected to create almost 14 million new jobs over the next decade.

The positive forecast from the WTTC, which shows an average of 1,4 million new jobs every year, also reveals that the sector will lead the e… read more

  • Flights

Morocco Royal Air Maroc Royal Air Maroc boosts capacity on its Casablanca - Bamako route

As the summer season approaches, Royal Air Maroc is reorganising its fleet deployment by focusing on its high-yield African services.

During the summer, Royal Air Maroc will increase its fleet by introducing the Boeing 787-800 on its route between Casablanca and Bamako in Morocco. The aircraft can accommodate up to 274 passen… read more

  • Flights

Zimbabwe FastJet Fastjet enters Botswana

The Zimbabwean subsidiary of the Fastjet Group continues its regional expansion by adding Botswana to its network.

From 30 June, Fastjet will offer four daily flights [Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday] between Victoria Falls and Maun in northwestern Botswana.  The frequency will be tri-weekly between 7 and 21 Septe… 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.