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Qatar Airways and British Airways have completed the latest phase in the expansion of their partnership, offering global connectivity between more countries than any other airline joint business.
The airlines have added 42 new countries to their shared network, including Italy, the Maldives, Norway, Singapore, and Sweden - gi… read more
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
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
Cabo Verde Airlines (formerly TACV) resumed operations at the end of December 2021, after 21 months of inactivity. The Cape Verdean national airline aims to have a target fleet of 3 aircraft by 2023.
The fleet of Cabo Verde Airlines is enriched by a new aircraft. It is an A320-200, leased with crew, maintenance and insuran… read more
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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
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
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
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
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