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  • Rail

Rail Tanzania Railways Yapı Merkezi to build Tanzania’s biggest Railway Line

Yapı Merkezi has signed on to undertake a $1.9-billion project in Tanzania.

Having successfully developed an impressive array of world-class projects, Yapı Merkezi has recently signed another contract to construct the third phase of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam–Mwanza Railway, which will be the fastest railway line ever to be built in E… read more

  • Flights

QATAR Airways Qatar Airways weekly flights to Dar up 10 times

QATAR Airways has increased its weekly flights between Dar es Salaam and Doha from two in 2007 to 19 currently as it marks 15 successful years of operations in Tanzania.

The company first launched scheduled services to Tanzania with two weekly flights to Dar es Salaam in January 2007, which has now grown to 19 weekly flights … read more

  • Beyond Africa

Airbus Airbus cancels big order for 50 A321neos from Qatar Airways

The feud between Airbus and Qatar Airways has reached new heights: Airbus has cancelled an order for 50 A321neos from Qatar Airways, an unprecedented decision taken in the context of its dispute with the Qatari company over paint problems on its large A350 aircraft.

The cancelled contract was concluded ten years ago and then … read more

  • Miscellaneous

ITB Berlin ITB Berlin Convention 2022: A high-level exchange of expert views

A new concept for the world’s leading travel trade show in 2022: the ITB Berlin Convention will take place from 8 to 10 March 2022 as an entirely virtual event. This will be followed on 17 March by the Digital Business Day, a user-friendly networking platform where buyers and exhibitors can exchange views and generate successful business.… read more

  • Travel-tech

GDS Travelport 2021 Travelport delivers new modern retailing tools on Travelport+

Travelport, a global technology company that powers bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, introduced the latest update to its next-generation platform, Travelport+. Now available, these enhanced, modern retailing tools are paving the way to revolutionize travel retail, modernize the booking experience, and make… read more

  • Miscellaneous

WTTC WTTC announces new dates for its 2022 Global Summit in Manila

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has announced that its highly anticipated 21st Global Summit will now take place in Manila, Philippines, from 20-22 April 2022 - just a month from its original March date.

Julia Simpson, WTTC President & CEO said: “As countries around the world begin to unlock the door to tra… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Holland America Holland America Line extends worry-free promise through September to book a cruise

Holland America Line is giving consumers the confidence to make travel plans through the summer with the extension of its Flexible Cancellation Plan to Sept. 30, 2022. As part of its “Worry-Free Promise,” Holland America Line also will continue to implement best practices for COVID-19 health safety including operating vaccinated cruises a… read more

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