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Nigeria, Others Reject Vaccine Passports for Air Travellers

Nigeria has joined the rest of African countries to reject the idea of imposing vaccine passports on air travellers, stating that it amounts to discrimination.

Speaking in a programme monitored virtually by LEADERSHIP, the minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika said the proposal is against the intent of the Chicago convention on the need… read more

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Namibia Wildlife Resorts Offers Hospitality Training

The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Limited Khorixas Rest camp in the Kunene and Gross Barmen Resort in the Otjozondjupa are now offering five Namibia Training Authority (NTA) registered national vocational certificates in hospitality and tourism.

The courses are: Accommodation services and food and beverages services (Level 2); Fron… read more

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Air Belgium takes delivery of its first A330neo

Air Belgium, the full-service international destination carrier headquartered in Mont-Saint-Guibert in Belgium, has taken delivery of the first of two A330-900.

The aircraft is configured with 286 seats in a three-class layout (30 comfortable lie-flat business class, 21 premium-class,  and 235 economy-class seats). The air… read more

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2021 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum set for Kigali in November

The 4th edition of Africa Tourism Leadership Forum & Awards (ATLF) will convene in Rwanda from 24 to 27 November 2021. This years’ hybrid event (in-person and virtual) will incorporate Rwanda Travel Week with strict enforcement of Covid-19 protocols.

To be held in collaboration with Rwanda Development Board, Rwanda Convention… read more

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Pan-African Open Skies agreement does not get traction

In November 1999, a group of African aviation movers and shakers met in Côte d’Ivoire to thrash out an agreement on integrating commercial aviation across Africa. The outcome was the Yamoussoukro Decision, a document supporting the liberalization of commercial aviation in Africa.

Single African Air Transport Market  a work in progress… read more

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Akwaaba African Travel Market to unveil Natural Wonders of Nigeria in November

The 17th Edition of the leading travel and tourism expo in West Africa, Akwaaba African Travel Market will be held on November 29 and 30, 2021 in Lagos.

A statement by Ikechi Uko, the organiser of the event said that the event would serve as the venue for the unveiling of the shortlist for the 7 Natural Wonders of Nigeria.

The… read more

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