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  • Flights

DRC Congo Airways Congo Airways adds a new leased Airbus A320-200 to its fleet

Since mid-2021, Congo Airways has been operating at reduced capacity, with only two active aircraft in its own fleet. The interim management of the Congolese national carrier has since been working to remedy this situation.

  As its order for new aircraft with Embraer stalls, it has opted for aircraft leases to continue operations.

  • Conservation & Wildlife

AA Travenews Great Plains Foundation undertakes rewilding effort in Zimbabwe

The Great Plains Foundation, a conservation and community charity, has introduced a rewilding initiative in Zimbabwe's Zambezi Valley.

Project Rewild Zambezi will see almost 3,000 animals relocated from Zimbabwe's Save Valley Conservancy to Great Plains' 280,000-acre private Sapi Reserve. This initiative will he… read more

  • Destinations

Saint Helena Flag African island of St. Helena is ending its quarantine requirement

St. Helena will rescind its quarantine requirements for visitors on Aug. 8. This decision follows a decision in May that reduced the quarantine requirement from 10 days to seven for those visiting the small volcanic island located about 1,200 miles off Africa's southwest coast.

The government of St. Helena said a communications plan… read more

  • Accomodation

Unwto UNWTO supports Republic of Congo in Hotel Classification System

Stakeholders and Selected Auditors in the Republic of Congo have undergone a training program in the classification of hotel systems in the country’s capital Brazzaville.

The program which was the second session held was to help auditors gain insights and also acquaint themselves with the operations of hotel classification… read more

  • Accomodation
  • Conservation & Wildlife

Hotels AndBeyond AndBeyond lodge opens in a secluded corner of the Serengeti

Conservation-led travel company AndBeyond has opened the AndBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp in a remote corner of the Serengeti in Tanzania.

The lodge is situated on the banks of a tributary of the Grumeti River in the secluded western part of the Serengeti National Park, an area particularly well known for Great Migration rive… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise MSC MSC World Europa completes sea trials ahead of Arabian Gulf season

MSC World Europa, the newest and largest cruise ship in the MSC fleet, has completed her sea trials and will now head for final fit out and finishing ahead of her delivery and debut in the Middle East. The giant LNG-powered cruise ship completed her first set of sea trials in the Atlantic Ocean, testing the performance of th… read more

  • Miscellaneous
  • Destinations

South Africa TBSCA TBCSA welcomes lifting of remaining covid-19 regulations

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has welcomed the announcement by Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla and the government to suspend some of the control measures put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19.

We particularly welcome the decision to suspend the travel restrictions for entry into South Africa,… read more

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