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AA Travenews Aviation’s role in rebuilding tourism in Africa

Aviation is perhaps the engine room of the entire tourism sector. By its basic definition of tourism means the two can only be bedfellows. The World Tourism Organisation, United Nation’s agency responsible for the promotion of sustainable tourism defines tourism as a social, cultural, and economic phenomenon that entails the movement of people t… read more

  • Flights
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Ethiopian ET: Optimising Diversification and Long-term Strategy

Air travel has been one of the hardest-hit industries by the COVID-19 pandemic due to the resulting travel restrictions as well as a slump in demand among global passengers. From high-cost carriers to low-cost flights, aircraft have been grounded, as international, regional, and even national routes remain cancelled. Consequently, the unpreceden… read more

  • Opinion

AA Travenews Travel Agents, clarify your role with every booking!!

AT 84 days in, we’re seeing an easing of restrictions for South Africans. The opening of our borders still remains our greatest opportunity for recovery and we have to wait for that, but all these small steps reinforce the hope we all carry and the determination South Africans have in getting our economy working. And, to be honest, it will be ni… read more

  • Flights
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Nigeria The politics of saving Nigerian domestic airlines

Global airlines are once again taking to the skies as nations ease the lockdown to salvage the economy. With the curve still not flattening in many parts of the world, a new mode of living and of doing businesses are now emerging. It is the era of a new normal!

Unlike the golden age of modern air travel that just rolled by unannounced, airlines a… read more

  • Miscellaneous
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AA Travenews 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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GDS Sabre Sabre Taxiing For Another Run At Airline Booking Biz?

Sabre is waging what at first blush appear to be pointless legal fights on both sides of the Atlantic over a merger it dropped last month, but the wrangling suggests the airline booking giant may pursue another shot at acquiring Farelogix, an innovative provider of similar services.

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  • Destinations
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Uganda Is Africa spending enough on Destination branding & marketing

Yesterday, 11 June 2020 in Kampala, Uganda’s Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija, read out the National Budget for Financial Year (FY) 2020/21.The Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities was allocated 198 billion Uganda Shillings which is about 0.44% of the total amount that Government of Uganda projects to spend (45.5 trillion shill… read more

  • Opinion

AA Travenews It is not about the price: Rebuilding air traveller confidence

The news from airlines over the last couple of weeks has shown a general intent to quickly rebuild network connectivity. After a couple of months of watching and waiting for the Coronavirus pandemic to pass will be met by increasing roars from turbofan engines as grounded aircraft start to take flight.

But there still remains the big quest… read more

  • Opinion

AA WorldFlight Lufthansa Innovation Hub: How will the travel industry recover?

There’s a single question on everyone’s lips in the Travel and Mobility Tech industry today: how will we recover from the Covid-19 pandemic that has slammed travel in ways we’ve never seen before?

At the end of March, we took a first shot at this question by analyzing several indicators for travel demand, particularly week-over-week app do… read more

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