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  • Miscellaneous

How governments in Africa can reawaken tourism

Speaking at Africa’s Travel and Tourism Summit’s SMME Day on Sunday, South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Tourism Fish Mahlalela said governments in Africa need to collaborate to reawaken the continent's tourism sector after the pandemic.

"The success of Africa’s tourism sector in the midst of Covid-19 hinges on increased col… read more

  • Miscellaneous

NANTA President wins Media Platinum MERIT Award

Mrs. Susan Akporiaye, President National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), won the Nigeria Media Platinum MERIT Award for her leadership and resilience in keeping the Nigerian travel trade business together despite the impact of covid 19 pandemic on global travel and tourism.

In a citation by the Board of… read more

  • Accomodation

Fairmont Djibouti

Accor (group., a world-leading augmented hospitality group with over 400 hotels across India, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, is adding a new flagship property to its portfolio in Africa with Fairmont Djibouti. Set to open in 2024, the hotel will feature 155 rooms and 10 serviced apartments, with five food and bev… read more

  • Travel-tech

BCD Travel transforms travel & expense spend management with BCD Pay

As part of its ongoing commitment to the transformation of travel and expense (T& E) spend management, BCD Travel announced BCD Pay, a suite of solutions that use artificial intelligence, machine learning and open APIs to simplify, digitize and automate corporate travel payment, reconciliation and invoice management for clients… read more

  • Destinations

Morocco regains 65% of pre-Covid-19 passenger traffic

Last February, Morocco had gradually closed itself off from the world because of the alpha, beta and delta variants of Covid-19. After several months of isolation, the Moroccan authorities announced the resumption of international flights from 15 June onwards on the basis of a classification of countries of origin into two lists (list A a… read more

  • Flights

Airlink inaugurates Entebbe in Uganda

Intra-African flights are gradually returning to normality as travel restrictions are eased. With this momentum, Airlink, Southern Africa's leading regional carrier, is spreading its wings to the east of the continent.

Airlink, Southern Africa's largest regional carrier is gradually rebuilding its network. The airline inau… read more

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