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  • Miscellaneous

Should Germans travel again to Africa?

The German Development Minister Gerd Müller (CSU) has asked Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) to review the travel restrictions imposed on African countries due to the corona pandemic.

Development Minister for Review of Africa Travel Restrictions for Germans to travel to Africa. “In Africa alone, 25 million people live from tourism, for ex… read more

  • Miscellaneous
  • Destinations

Kenya outdoor health protocols

Kenya has today, July 1 introduced health protocols to guide operations of its tourism and travel sector. The 43-page document establishes broad protocols for all tourism establishments, facilities, tourists and operators.

The country's Minister of Tourism and Wildlife, Najib Balala in his foreword said, "Kenya’s tourism sector has … read more

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Travellers ready to explore the world, report reveals

Almost two-thirds of international travellers are ready to travel immediately after the lifting of international travel restrictions or within a year thereafter, a South African Tourism (SA Tourism) survey on international travel has revealed.

The report follows an international tourist behaviour survey, which gives insight into consumer t… read more

  • Beyond Africa
  • Miscellaneous

US Travel Agency Air Ticket Sales Show Initial Signs of Recovery in May

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) yesterday released data showing that ARC-accredited travel agencies experienced a 69% month-over-month increase in net sales from April to May 2020, showing preliminary signs of air travel recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Year-over-year net sales were still down 102%, with the consolidated dollar value of ticke… read more

  • Miscellaneous

How to stay healthy being on a trip - for your customers!

Traveling is such a unique experience that so many of us are craving right now, as a result of the coronavirus’ devastating impact on the travel industry. Although you can’t jet set tomorrow or probably even in the coming weeks, that shouldn’t stop you from planning a trip in advance. But as you envision yourself indulging at Parisian patisserie… read more

  • Accomodation
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WTTC with protocols for Attractions, Car Hire and Short-term Rental

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled its third phase of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence, reduce risk and encourage the return of Safe Travels. The latest protocols for the global Travel & Tourism sector focus on measures to ensure the reopening of global attractions, drive business to car … read more

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  • Opinion

Three Stubborn Business Travel Myths Debunked

Business travel has been made more complicated by the many misconceptions and myths that have developed over time. Some think business travel is all glitz and glamour, with paid-for trips and champagne in first class. Others will tell you that business travel means long days, burn-out and loneliness. The truth is probably found somewhere in the … read more

  • Travel-tech
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French telecom giant Orange considers foray into Nigeria and South Africa

The largest telecom operator in France, Orange is considering a move into new markets in Africa, as it targets Nigeria and South Africa. Orange’s present portfolio in the Middle East and Africa, a total of 18 countries, is the company’s fastest-growing market.

According to reports, Orange believes it would benefit from… read more

  • Flights
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Airlines: Smart technology will be fundamental

Speaking after the Aviation Week webinar event Sebastien Fabre, Vice-President Airline & Airport, SITA said: “The past few weeks have seen airlines across the globe tentatively take to the skies. This is reflected in a resumption in activity across our network and improved baggage volumes, up 55% month-on-month in May where vol… read more

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