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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
The active phase of the long-awaited construction of the new Ougadougou-Donsin international airport can finally begin. Meridiam, the successful bidder for this mega-project, announced the signing on Wednesday 13 October of a 30-year concession agreement with the State of Burkina Faso for the design, construction, financing, operation and mainte… read more
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
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
utu, the travel tech startup, has announced a strategic partnership with Emirates in a bid to shake-up the VAT refund sector. Emirates is the first to join utu’s innovative new service based on deep industry experience that adds customer loyalty and rewards elements to the tax-free shopping experience for cross-border travelers.… read more
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
International tourism enjoyed signs of rebound in June and July
2021 as some destinations eased travel restrictions and the global… read more
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
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.
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At the Seychelles Virtual TravelExpo Travel Agents & Tour
Operators can network with 15 partners from various Seychelles Service
Providers; Hotels & Resorts, Air Seychelles, DMC’s
and other Trade Partners involved in selling the Seychelles.