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THE Lufthansa Group's new subsidiary, Eurowings Discover launched its inaugural flight to Zanzibar yesterday signifying efforts of reviving tourism that has been hit hard by the Covid-19.
Zanzibar Minister for Tourism and Heritage Lulu Mohamed Mussa led several stakeholders in tourism and travel businesses to welcome the plane at th… read more
The DA notes the announcement by the interim CEO of Mango, Thomas Kgokolo, today that Mango is to go into business rescue. This despite the appropriation of R819 million for Mango being signed off by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 6 July 2021, three weeks ago.
Mango apparently has liabilities that exceed R2.5 billion and thus the taxp… read more
The situation is getting more complicated for Tunisair. After a catastrophic year in 2020 when it saw its revenues fall by at least two thirds, the company remains more than fragile in the midst of the unpredictability of the Covid-19 pandemic and its induced effects.
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact Tunisair's activitie… read more
MSC Cruises has taken delivery of its new Seaside-class cruise ship, MSC Seashore, ahead of her deployment in North America later this year. MSC Seashore was delivered by Fincantieri at its Monfalcone shipyard in a ceremony attended by Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman, MSC Cruises, and Giampiero Massolo and Giuseppe Bono, Chairman and CEO … read more
Qatar Airways has made an exciting announcement: "Fly with us from Harare on three weekly flights starting 6 August 2021.
"Throughout your journey, expect the highest standards from the only airline and hub airport to both hold SKYTRAX 5-star ratings for quality and Covid-19 safety measures."
The airline will be flying three t… read more
The project is led by Cameroonian businessman and trader Emile Parfait Simb, president of Simb Group and head of Global Investment Trading SA, which specialises in cryptocurrencies.
Emirates is connecting global business and leisure travellers with
its first-ever passenger service between Dubai and Miami. The airline
celebrated the inaugural flight of its four times a week service when it
touched down in Miami at 11:00 local time yesterday.
EK213 was welcomed by Miami International Airpo… read more
The organisers of Namibia's annual Tourism Expo, Namibia Media
Holdings (NMH), for the first time in 23 years announced the
cancellation of the 2021 Tourism Expo, an executive said Thursday.
The cancellation is in support of the country's Health Ministry's drive
to have more Namibians vaccinated by September 2021, hence their
de… read more
The great Alaska adventure is now underway – Royal Caribbean is back and bolder than ever as the first cruise line to sail to the Last Frontier since September 2019. Serenade of the Seas kicked off the highly anticipated comeback of the summer season when it departed on the first of a series of 7-night cruises from Seattle. The sailing marks a c… read more
Air Mauritius resumed its international operations last week with the partial reopening of the country's air borders, effective since 15 July. The carrier is now in the process of gradually rebuilding its pre-pandemic network.
Air Mauritius will re-establish links with London, England in early October. The Mauritian airline plans to off… read more