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GBTA announces new dates for 2021 Convention

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has shifted the dates of its GBTA Convention 2021 to November 17-19 in Orlando, Florida. The decision to change the dates of The Business Travel Event of the Year  was made after taking into consideration feedback from members, exhibitors and sponsors and in recognition of the curr… read more

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Latest global flight demand trends

There has been plenty of positive news for the travel industry globally over the past weeks. With vaccination rates in key outbound tourism countries such as the UK and the USA increasing, the implementation of travel corridors for Israeli and Australian travellers, as well as the relaxing of quarantine measures in popular destinations su… read more

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AVIATION AFRICA postponed until October

The event, which was due in July, will now take place in Kigali on October 14-15, 2021.

“Although we were confident Rwanda, and the venue in Kigali, have excellent Covid protocols in place, we felt there is still enough uncertainty around the region along with travel restrictions by some governments, that could impact many of… read more

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WTM open entries for World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021

Entries are open for the WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021, with this year’s ceremony including a series of Global Awards for the first time.

The awards, first launched in 2004, recognise and reward businesses and destinations which are contributing to more sustainable and responsible tourism industry. Winners are … read more

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Africa Travel Week 2021 wraps up

Held from 7 to 9 April, the virtual event included headline shows, World Travel Market Africa (WTM Africa) and International Luxury Travel Market Africa (ILTM Africa), where buyers and tourism destinations and products connected online to reignite tourism to the continent.

A content programme also featured over 40 panel discussions and pre… read more

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AFRAA & IATA discuss key priorities

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) secretary general Abdérahmane Berthé, had a consultative meeting on April 8 with the newly appointed IATA regional vice president for Africa & Middle East, Kamil H Al-Awadhi, following his recent assumption of office in March 2021. Berthé and Al-Awadhi discussed key priorities for botread more

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Global Meetings Industry Day hosts Africa’s MICE leaders tomorrow

The Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) will tomorrow, April 8th, 2021 feature ATA’s CEO Town Hall, a platform for the leaders across the MICE sector to directly address pressing questions and issues put before them by a global audience of industry leaders, meeting and event planners, business owners, and travelers alike.

GMID is… read more

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SA Airlines urged to begin using IATA Mobile Travel Pass

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said that local airlines should move to begin using the International Air Transport Association (Iata) mobile travel pass. The pass is a mobile application for travellers to help manage their verified certifications for COVID-19 tests and vaccines. The Civil Aviation Authority is virtually hosting … read more

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Ups: How to travel with your pet fish the right way

While this is not something which someone normally spends anytime thinking about, it can be a real problem if you plan on taking a trip and have no choice but to take your pet fish with you. If you own a fish you know how sensitive they can be and how even slight changes in their living conditions can be fatal for them. Hence, you need to… read more

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African airlines' traffic dropped 68.0% in february

Because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted all comparisons are to February 2019, which followed a normal demand pattern. Total demand for air travel in February 2021 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) was down 74.7% compared to Feb… read more

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