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  • Cruise

Cruise Holland America Holland America Line’s Volendam returns to guest cruising operations

Two-and-a-half years after the cruise industry pause, Holland America Line’s Volendam returned to cruising at Trieste (Venice), Italy. The ship embarked guests for a 14-day Holy Land and Ancient Kingdoms Explorer itinerary.

To commemorate the occasion, Holland America Line held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the terminal to open embar… read more

  • Flights

Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority Taifa Aviation acquires 51% stake in Coastal Travels

Already owner of Taifa Aviation, Tanzanian businessman Rostam Aziz is strengthening his presence in the aviation market by becoming a majority shareholder in Coastal Travels.

Coastal Travels is no longer the exclusive subsidiary of Coastal Aviation, the company of Italian-American Carolina Colangelo. Since 1 September 2022, the air safa… read more

  • Travel-tech

GDS Amadeus Amadeus launches the world’s most comprehensive air traffic forecast

As global travel demand increases, tourism organizations need access to reliable data, with a forward-looking view of what is happening in the industry to make informed decisions.

Building on the success of the hospitality industry’s most robust business intelligence suite, comprised of hotel occupancy data from over 35,000 hotel … read more

  • Destinations

AA Travenews  Liberalise East African airspace for tourism

East African Community (EAC) Partner States have been urged to liberalise their airspaces and open up skies to promote the tourism industry in the region.

The call was made by the  chairperson of the East African Tourism Platform (EATF) Fred Odek, who was speaking during the official opening of the 2nd EAC Tourism Expo i… read more

  • Destinations

Madagascar Madagascar Reduces Visa Fees

Madagascar’s Ministry of Tourism has announced that, for  visits of up to 15 days, travellers will no longer need to pay a visa fee to enter the country. Only a €10 fee for border control formalities is required for such short trips. The cost of 30-day visas remains at €35.

Source: Madagascar Tourism / Asisten Travel

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews IBTM World reveals details of Association Leaders’ Forum

IBTM World 2022, which will take place at Fira, Barcelona, from the 29th of November to the 1st of December, has revealed first details of its Association Leaders’ Forum, which is scheduled for the day before the official start of the event on the 28th of November.

The Association Leaders’ Forum, curated by Stylianos Filopoulos, … read more

  • Destinations

Tanzania Number of tourists for Tanzania on the rise

A TOTAL of 742,266 tourists visited Tanzania tourism destinations between January and July 2022, up from 546,133 who were recorded during a corresponding period last year. The increase, which stands at 60 percent of the previous data, became possible due to the government's commitment and continued efforts to market the available tourism … read more

  • Miscellaneous

SouthAfrica FlySafair 2022 Skytrax: FlySafair named Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa

For the second year in a row, South African airline FlySafair has been named Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa in the 2022 Skytrax World Airline Awards. Fastjet (Zimbabwe) came in second in the ranking, followed by Jambojet, fly540 (both Kenya) and Lift, also from … read more

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