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  • South-Africa South Africa launches R1.2 Billion Tourism Equity Fund

    The Government of South Africa on Tuesday 26/01/2021 launched the Tourism Equity Fund aimed at creating an inclusive and growing tourism sector by supporting entrepreneurship and investment on the supply side of the tourism sector.

    Speaking at the virtual launch of the Tourism Equity Fund (TEF), President Ramaphosa said many jobs… read more

    • Miscellaneous

    AA WorldFlight Which countries will open borders for tourists vaccinated against COVID-19?

    There is a growing number of countries in the world that plan to open borders and allow entry of foreign tourists vaccinated against COVID-19. The coronavirus vaccination would exempt travelers from any special travel and entry requirements.

    Vaccinated tourists are already welcomed in the Seychelles, Iceland and more

    • Beyond Africa

    AA Travenews Germany restricts travel from South Africa

    Due to the German Federal Police's instructions of 29 January 2021, passengers from virus variant-areas are subject to respect extended travel conditions. According to the Robert Koch Institute, … read more

    • Miscellaneous

    South-Sudan South Sudan announces new time zone

    The Republic of South Sudan through its Labor Ministry January 28 announced a major development that will see  the nation adopt a different time zone.

    "The National Ministry of Labor hereby informs all the Civil Service Institutions, Commissions, Diplomatic Missions, UN agencies, International and National Non-Governmental Orga… read more

    • Beyond Africa

    AA Travenews Germany implements new travel ban from high risk origins

    After warning that new restrictions were being considered and examined, Germany is imposing new travel bans from seven different countries. To mitigate the spread of more contagious variants, the country will be limiting arrivals from a number of countries, including the UK, Ireland, Brazil, Portugal. African countries affected inc… read more

    • Flights

    Senegal Air Senegal Air Senegal will operate to Milan next month

    Struck by the health crisis, Air Senegal wants to breathe new life into itself. The Senegalese pavilion has begun the phase of reconstruction and expansion of its international network.

    From February 17, Air Senegal will open a direct route between Dakar and Milan-Malpensa. The Senegalese national carrier will offer 3 weekly fligread more

    • Destinations

    Botswana Kgalagadi in Spotlight for Tourism Development

    Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism is in the process of empowering communities by identifying areas with tourism potential through which they can benefit.

    This was said by the minister incharge, Ms Phildah Kereng Wednesday in response to a question tabled in Ntlo Ya Dikgosi. She stated that the … read more

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