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  • Cruise

Cruise Carnival Cruise Carnival Corp. has no plans to consolidate or downsize any of its cruise lines

Despite the extraordinary cost of the ongoing global cruise shutdown for its nine cruise brands, Carnival Corporation has no plans to downsize or consolidate, says CEO and President Arnold Donald.

Speaking to Cruise Critic, he said the world’s largest cruise company will emerge from the global lockdown just as strong.Donald’s comments came… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Saga Saga Cruises: Spirit of Adventure delivery to be delayed

Spirit of Adventure, Saga Cruises latest new cruise ship, will not be delivered on time and will not debut in August as planned according to a statement from Saga.

A sister ship to Spirit of Discovery, Spirit of Adventure is under construction at the Meyer-Werft shipyard in Germany, which was forced to implement social distan… read more

  • Beyond Africa

AA Travenews China: reports huge loss in wake of COVID-19

China’s leading online travel firm reported huge financial loss due to the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic. According to financial report released today, Shanghai-based Group Limited, recorded 1.5 billion yuan (about 211 million U.S. dollars) loss from operations in the first quarter of this year.

The group reported … read more

  • Destinations

Ghana Ghana’s tourism sector to fully recover in three years

Ghana’s tourism sector will take between two to three years to fully recover from the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic,an Associate Professor at the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Prof. Ishmael Mensah has predicted.

Speaking to the Ghanaian Times in an interview yesterday, Prof. Mensa… read more

  • Flights

UAE Emirates Emirates will use A380s to Malaysia

Emirates is planning to resume services to Kuala Lumpur effective 1 July with an initial timetable schedule extending to the end of October.

Based on the latest updates that are subject to government approval Emirates will commence flights from 1 to 14 July linking Dubai and Kuala Lumpur using an A380 aircraft. Further changes are l… read more

  • Rail

Nigeria Nigeria fact sheet: Rail Projects In The Five Years Of Buhari Administration

Three major rail projects inherited from previous administrations have been completed and commissioned:

Abuja Metro Rail and the Abuja-Kaduna Rail, and the 327km Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri Rail, started in 1987, have been completed in 2020.

A fourth Rail Project, the Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project, kicked off in 2017, and is due to be complete… read more

  • Rail

Marocco ONCF Maroc: ONCF will increase the number of daily trains

In full compliance with the measures imposed by the competent authorities and following the gradual changes in demand, the National Office of Railways (ONCF) strengthens from Monday 1st June 2020 the supply of trains Shuttle Express (TNR), maintained at reduced speed during confinement on the nearby axes of Casa Port - Settat, Casa Port -… read more

  • Flights

Namibia Air Namibia Air Namibia suspends flights to Walvis Bay temporarily

Namibia’s flag carrier, Air Namibia, just announced the temporarily suspension of flights between Eros Airport (ERS) in Windhoek and Walvis Bay International Airport (WVB) in Walvis Bay. The suspension will be effective from today, 29 May 2020, until 08 June 2020. This is in compliance with the regulations enforced by the Governmen… read more

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