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  • Accomodation

UAE Emirates EK reopens lounges worldwide starting with Cairo

Emirates is reopening its lounges around the world, starting with Cairo International Airport.

In the coming weeks, Emirates’ customers can look forward to enjoying lounge services in other destinations including New York’s JFK International and Manchester Airport.The airline has redesigned its lounge offering and introduced … read more

  • Flights

Iata Official IATA: African airlines 'will continue to bleed' without government action

IATA regional VP for Africa and the Middle East Muhammad Ali Albakri, speaking at the 2020 IATA AGM, stated (25-Nov-2020) airlines in Africa have burned through all their cash reserves, commenting: "We are in the middle of the storm".

Mr Albakri said "all airlines will continue to bleed" without the reopening of borders, easi… read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica SAA SAA needs partner to strengthen management

South African Airways has the potential to be a sound business but would benefit from having an industry-investment partner to improve its management, according to the bankrupt state carrier’s administrators.

“The issue with SAA has never been about the absence of a business but the management thereof,” Siviwe Dongwana, one of the b… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Fitur FITUR Festivals & Events expands to all type of cultural and sports events

One of the new features of the upcoming edition of FITUR 2021 International Tourism Fair that will focus on the recovery of the tourism industry, is the expansion of the FITUR Festivals  section, which now and under the new name FITUR  Festivals & Events  will strengthen its content and professional appeal, by ad… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Peace Airpeace to launch Makurdi Dec 7, resumes Uyo route

In line with its route expansion drive, Air Peace is set to commence flight operations into Makurdi, Benue State Capital, from Lagos and Abuja on December 7, 2020.

This is as the airline is also billed to resume flights to Uyo from Lagos and Abuja on the said date. The airline’s Spokesperson, Stanley Olisa, reve… read more

  • Destinations

AA Travenews Tunisia exempts foreign tourists from mandatory COVID-19 quarantine

Tunisian Ministry of Tourism announced the decision of the country’s authorities to lift a mandatory 14-day COVID-19 quarantine requirement for tourists arriving in the country on scheduled commercial flights as part of organized tours, according to the Carthage Group.

All new arrivals must have a voucher with them, which con… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Aida AIDAcosma nears float out milestone as top block placed

The final ‘block’ has been placed atop AIDA Cruises’ mammoth new LNG-powered cruise ship, AIDAcosma, marking the imminent completion of her assembly ahead of her float out, delivery and repositioning to the Middle East.

The placement of the Bridge block, containing the ship’s navigation bridge, communication centre and office… read more

  • Destinations

Tanzania Association Of Tour Operators Tanzania Tourism nods in affirmative to world 100 mountaineers

Tanzania tour operators are rolling out the red carpet, eyeing a slice of thousands of mountaineers expected to ascend the Seven Summits later this year.The Seven Summits, a well-known mountaineering objective, are the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.

Climbing to the summits of all of them is regarded as a mount… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels African Suin Zim African Sun Hotel Occupancy Drops to 37%

LEADING hospitality group, African Sun has reported a 37% room occupancy levels decline due to low disposable incomes, unemployment further complicated by the tight Covid-19 lockdown travel restrictions. Presenting a trading update Monday, the hotel group's company secretary, Venon Musimbe attributed the poor performance to tight Cov… read more

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