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  • Flights

Nigeria Akwaaba African Travel Market Akwaaba African Travel Market 2022 to focus on Medical Tourism

THE organisers of the biggest travel and tourism expo in West Africa, AKWAABA African Travel Market says that the 18th Edition of the event will focus more attention on Medical Tourism.

The organisers said this while announcing the date for the 2022 edition of the annual event which is billed to hold at the Convention Centread more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica SAA South African Airways (SAA) increases flights to Mauritius

Mauritius is a very popular destination for South Africans. It is expected that demand will continue to increase during the summer holidays. South African Airways (SAA) has been authorised to operate on Mauritian soil again on 1 March 2022, after travel restrictions were eased.

From next month, South African Airways (SAA) … read more

  • Flights

South Africa Airlink Logo Airlink increases flights to Angola

Airlink inaugurated its service to Luanda in October 2021. At its launch, the South African carrier aimed to capitalise on the growing business and leisure tourism sector between Angola and South Africa.

From 15 July, the carrier will introduce a fourth weekly flight. The additional service will be operated o… read more

  • Flights

UAE Emirates Emirates arrives in Tel Aviv, its newest destination

Emirates touched down in Tel Aviv today on its first ever service into Israel, operated with its latest Boeing 777 ‘game-changer’ aircraft.

Reflecting the importance of this new air transport link, the high-profile delegation onboard the inaugural flight included:  His Excellency Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Min… read more

  • Travel-tech

AA WorldFlight Touch Down Travels introduces CSBT & targets Corporate World

To enable corporate organisations to offer effective and efficient travel services to their staff, Touch Down Travels has introduced the use of the Corporate Self-Booking Tool (CSBT) to all its customers.

Speaking at the Corporate Fair 2022 organised by the agency in Lagos on Thursday, Chief Operating Officer, Touchdown Trave… read more

  • Destinations

Namibia Namibia’s Hospitality Industry Upbeat On Recovery Prospects

THINGS are looking positive as the tourism sector heads towards recovery, says Hotel Association of Namibia (HAN) chief executive officer Gitta Paetzold.

Her optimism stems from data showing that a national hotel occupancy rate of 39,4% was recorded during May 2022, up from 36,5% in the prior month and 25,1% in May… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Unwto UNWTO gets set to host first Global Youth Tourism Summit

The first UNWTO Global Youth Tourism Summit will bring more than 130 young people from 60 countries to Sorrento, Italy, next week, giving them a unique platform to play a leading role in the future of the sector.

The event, first of its kind, is organized by UNWTO and hosted in Italy in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and… read more

  • Destinations

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe lifts curfew

The Zimbabwean Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services yesterday (21 June 2022) announced that the Cabinet of Zimbabwe has decided to relax some Covread more

  • Flights

UAE Emirates Emirates restarts A380 flights to Brisbane

Emirates said it has resumed service to Brisbane (BNE) in Australia.

The carrier is serving BNE daily from Dubai (DXB) using an Airbus A380 aircraft.

Emirates said in a statement that it has partnered with the Brisbane Economic Development Agency “to promote the city and its ex… read more

  • Flights

Kuwait Airways Kuwait Airways adds third flight to Casablanca

On 1 June, Kuwait Airways inaugurated its new route to Casablanca in Morocco. Just launched, the Kuwaiti flag carrier is already thinking of increasing its offer on this very promising corridor.

From 31 October 2022, Kuwait Airways will add a third weekly flight on its route between Kuwait and Morocco.

The new rot… read more

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