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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Chief Executive Officer Pieter Elbers says the struggling airline will require more financial support, but it’s too early to speculate exactly when it will be needed.
In an interview on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe“, he also discusses the potential impact of a Covid-19 on the airline… read more
Victoria Falls lies on the mighty Zambezi River, forming a natural border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Known as the “Smoke that Thunders” because of the clouds of mist that rise up when it’s in flood, it’s the largest sheet of falling water in the world. And as one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders, it’s an experie… read more
The future of the tourism sector in Kenya and around the world lies in the health measures taken by stakeholders. This is according to Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala who says COVID-19 has shifted priorities within the sector on what stakeholders should invest in.
Balala says that for any business in the se… read more
Celebrity Cruises held the shipbuilding industry’s traditional coin ceremony for Celebrity Beyond, the next ship in the line’s award-winning Edge Series, signifying an important milestone in the innovative ship’s construction.
An honored tradition, the coin ceremony is meant to bring the ship good fortune and coincided with the layi… read more
With rising concerns over climate change and increasing commitment from travel companies to become carbon neutral in the future, cleaner aviation is needed. It is vital that airlines adapt to this emerging demand and harness technology to create new, greener ways of flying, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
According t… read more
The country's tourism sector has been challenged to evolve to regain lost ground and recover from the effects of Covid-19 to drive economic growth in line with the National Development Strategy 1 (NDS1).
Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu yesterday said Zimbabwe's tourism sector will spe… read more
As Holland America Line continues to prepare and develop its plans to meet the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order issued by the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the company is extending its pause of cruise operations for all departures through March 31, 2021. The line also will cancel select longer voyages, and… read more
UK's Government introduced (24-Nov-2020) a new testing strategy for international arrivals into England, reducing mandatory quarantine by at least one week, effective 15-Dec-2020.
Passengers arriving from countries not featured on the government's travel corridor list will be provided the option to take a test after five days… read more
Emirates Airline announced (23-Nov-2020) the launch of multi risk travel insurance coverage, automatically applied to all tickets purchased from 01-Dec-2020.
The cover is provided by AIG Travel at no additional cost to passengers and includes up to USD500,000 for out of country emergency medical expenses and emergency medical… read more
The Government of Liberia has hailed the resumption of flights to Monrovia by Air France, an event which marks the end of a long hiatus since the airline halted its operations in the country.
President George Manneh Weah expressed the Liberian Government's appreciation and delight Friday, when Air France Senior Executives for Africa… read more