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The annual regional travel fair, East African Regional Tourism Expo (EARTE), opened on November 20 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi.
The expo, which brought together over 250 exhibitors, is scheduled for November 20-22. The EARTE aims to showcase the region's diverse tourism offerings to consumers an… read more
Namibian domestic and regional carrier FlyNamibia is set to introduce a new service to Zimbabwe.
The airline will launch a three-weekly service between Hosea Kutako International A… read more
Kenya Airways is reinstating its 5x weekly flights to Bangkok from Nairobi, starting November 21, 2023. This resumption comes after the route was paused in 2020 due to the global pandemic.
With this resumption, Kenya Airways extends its network to 42 destinations, providing convenient connections through Nairobi for traveller… read more
For several weeks now, the airline has been actively preparing for the resumption of its commercial operations. After the arrival of the first Boeing 737-800 aircraft at the beginning of the week, a second aircraft of the same type landed in Kinshasa on Tuesday 21 November 2023 from Malta.
Zambia Railways Limited has recommenced its train operations between Livingstone in the Southern Province and Mulobezi in the Western Province. The service, suspended in May due to the unsafe condition of Bombwe Bridge, resumed on November 14 following successful repairs funded by the government.
Engineer Fred Mwila, the Acti… read more
South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it will suspend services from OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg to Kamuzu International Airport (LLW) in … read more
Twelve companies, including China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation and NGE Contracting of France, have expressed their interest in financing the feasibility study and development of the proposed Trans Kalahari Railway Line between Botswana and Namibia.
This was stated by the Trans-Kalahari Railway Project (TKR) Proj… read more
The hotel, food services, and hospitality industry had the highest
burnout rate globally in 2019. Roughly 80% of employees in this sector
reported feeling overwhelmed by their workload. Now, combine this with
the increased stress of the last three years, rising demand for
services, and a lack of staff. Sounds like burnout in the making, … read more
The first-ever Botswana Tourism Investment Summit will be held in the
capital city, Gaborone, from the 22nd to the 24th November 2023.
Organised jointly by UK-based International Tourism Investment
Corporation (ITIC) and Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) in
collaboration with World Bank Group’s International Finance… read more
Etihad Airways will open two new routes in its
northern hemisphere summer 2024 schedule, connecting Abu Dhabi
International Airport (AUH) to the south of France and a Greek island.
June 15, 2024, the UAE carrier will launch service from its AUH base to
Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE) in France,… read more