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  • Beyond Africa

Business travel associations support proposal from the EC to lift restrictions

BRUSSELS – An international group of Business Travel Associations welcome the proposal released by the European Commission earlier this week to ease restrictions on non-essential travel to the EU for vaccinated individuals.

The group which includes the Austrian Business Travel Association (ABTA); AFTM (Association Française du Travel Manag… read more

  • Flights

Resumption of scheduled flights in July?

After officially exiting its lengthy business rescue process on 30 April, SAA has indicated it aims to resume scheduled flights from the beginning of July. According to the document seen by Fin24, the now liquid and solvent national carrier plans to take flight within the next two months. The document indicates that the airline read more

  • Flights

SWISS plans restructuring in response to structural market change

In view of the continuing global coronavirus pandemic and the resulting structural changes in its markets, SWISS has concluded that a restructuring of the company now seems unavoidable. In the medium-term future, the company expects to see a structural decline of 20 per cent in overall demand. In response to this, the SWISS aircraft fleet should… read more

  • Destinations

Difficult to reach Zanzibar

The absence of Mango Airlines’ direct flights between Johannesburg and Zanzibar reduces the appeal of this tropical island which was seeing an uptick in the number of South African holidaymakers travelling to this destination amid the global pandemic. Mango Airlines announced that it would suspend all flights to the Indian Ocean is… read more

  • Travel-tech

Five best instagram hashtag generator tools

Social media has gone all the way to becoming an inherent part of our lives. From morning to bedtime, we are constantly hooked to one or another post. Social media platforms have been thriving for decades and today we will discuss an important feature that changed history. It is a component that proved as a game changer in social networking. Yea… read more

  • Flights

Kenya Airways interlines with Airlink

Kenya Airways is teaming up with South Africa’s Airlink in the form of an interline agreement. This agreement will allow for a combination of Kenya Airways/Airlink itineraries, allowing passengers from one airline to connect to additional destinations on the other carrier’s network.

“These new routes will positively impact th… read more

  • Cruise

AIDA Cruises to resume cruises from Germany for a third time

Germany’s AIDA Cruises, part of the Carnival Corporation of cruise lines, will resume cruise operations out of Kiel, Germany later this month. AIDA Cruises is resuming cruise operations with its ship AIDAsol, sailing roundtrip from Kiel on short itinerary, the details of which have not yet been released.

AIDAsol will b… read more

  • Safari
  • Opinion

Latest luxe safari amenity is exclusive use

Exclusive-use safari camps and villas, private air charters and even island buyouts have always been in demand for the high-end, affluent traveler seeking ultimate luxury. The Covid-19 pandemic has reinforced that demand from a much wider demographic of travelers and is opening unique opportunities for the travel trade.

"The concept of exc… read more

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