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  • Beyond Africa

AA WorldFlight The return of travel – Skyscanner publishes global trends report

Global travel marketplace Skyscanner has released an in-depth report exploring the new and emerging trends in travel in 2021. Titled ‘Skyscanner Horizons – The Return of Travel’, the report analyses three years of search and booking data to shine a light on how travellers are planning for the new normal ahead of the peak holiday se… read more

  • Cruise

Cruises Oceania Cruises Oceania Cruises to restart operations in August

"The entire Oceania Cruises team is excited to now shift our focus to safely restarting operations and ultimately welcoming back our guests to begin exploring the world once again," stated Bob Binder, president and chief executive officer of Oceania Cruises.
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  • Flights

Botswana Mack Air Mack Air extends service to Vic Falls

MACK Air, a Botswana-based airline, will be making its maiden flight into Victoria Falls from Kasane this Saturday as it launches daily scheduled flights aimed at providing seamless and scenic experience to tourists between the two neighbouring countries. Mack Air becomes the first airline to offer international scheduled flights b… read more

  • Conservation & Wildlife

Tanzania TWARI Tawiri carries out researches in reserves to boost Tourism

TANZANIA Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) is carrying out researches in four national reserves in the southern zone to boost tourism. The researchers are part of the implementation of the Resilient Natural Management for Tourism and Growth (REGROW) project aimed at boosting tourism and people's incomes.

TAWIRI Director General D… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Unwto UNWTO and Google to guide restart of African Tourism

In a special capacity building event, researchers and marketing professionals from 20 African National Tourism Organizations (NTOs) benefitted from two days of training on themes designed to help them attract visitors and better manage their tourism sectors. As well as insights into data collection, analysis and management, the regional c… read more

  • Destinations
  • Conservation & Wildlife

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's decision to sell rights to hunt elephants causes outcry

Zimbabwe's recent decision to sell hunting rights to shoot up to 500 endangered elephants this year has been met with harsh criticism from local conservation groups.

Earlier this week, the government of Zimbabwe announced a controversial decision aimed at generating more public revenue amid the pandemic.

Legal elephant hunting… read more

  • Beyond Africa

Europe Flag Aviation, Travel & Tourism sectors applaud European Parliament vote on “EU COVID-19 Certificates”

Europe’s aviation, travel and tourism sectors fully welcome yesterday’s vote in the European Parliament on the EU’s proposed Digital Green Certificate Regulation, setting trialogue negotiations between the Parliament, the Council and the European Commission into motion. Swift action and alignment among the institutions is now critical in order t… read more

  • Rail

Rail Tanzania Railways Tanzania SGR project progress Dar Es Salaam station completed

The Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania Hon. Kassim Majaliwa recently visited the Modern Railway (SGR) construction project to inspect the Station building and the construction of the Bridge connecting the Station as a follow-up visit to various strategic projects underway.

The Minister of Works and Transport Ho… read more

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