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  • Cruise

Cruises Ritz Carlton Ritz-Carlton cruise ship delayed again, this time due to strikes in Spain

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection can’t seem to get a break, after delaying the launch of its first cruising superyacht Evrima several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic and supply chain shortages, it has now delayed the delivery of the vessel again. This time, the luxury cruise line, a subsidiary of the global hotel chain of the s… read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica FlySafair FlySafair to add new routes across Africa

South African airline FlySafair plans to add at least 10 new routes across sub-Saharan Africa to take advantage of a gap in the market left by the collapse of domestic rival Comair Ltd.

The closely held carrier will fly to capital cities such as Nairobi, Lusaka and Maputo alongside holiday destinations including Victoria Fread more

  • Destinations

South-Africa South Africa lifts all Covid restrictions

South Africa has announced it has now removed its final COVID-19 restrictions, marking “the return to life as we knew it before COVID-19”, according to Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

There are now no testing requirements to visit South Africa for vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers, face masks are no longer required indoo… read more

  • Flights

Australia Qantas Qantas adds Johannesburg

Australia’s Qantas is expanding its international network from Perth with new routes to Johannesburg and Jakarta, Indonesia, but will make further cuts to its domestic flying schedule in response to rising fuel prices.

Flights from Perth (PER) to Johannesburg (read more

  • Accomodation

AA Travenews Accra City Hotel looks to scaling up sustainability credentials

Accra City Hotel, Ghana’s premium four-star facility is poised to deepen its credentials as an environmentally conscious and sustainable hospitality provider. The hotel is an International Standards Organisation (ISO) certified property for its sustainability programme, with established protocols for energy conservation, waste segregation… read more

  • Flights

Tanzania Air Tanzania Air Tanzania to return to China

Air Tanzania inaugurated its service to Guangzhou in China in May 2021 after two initial postponements. Restrictions due to the Covid 19 pandemic led to the suspension of this route. The implementation of a number of health measures by Dar Es Salaam was one of the conditions required by Beijing for the restoration of the route.

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  • Destinations

Saint Helena Flag St. Helena set to drop quarantine

The St Helena Government, through its Executive Council, has announced that, with effect from Monday, August 8, quarantine will no longer be a legal requirement on the island.

The Government said in a statement that by that date, all restrictions would be removed and people would be able to visit St Helena without needing read more

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