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  • Flights

Nigeria Arik Air Arik Air reinstates flights to Kano and Sokoto Sept 3

Arik Air is resuming flight operations from Abuja to Sokoto and Kano effective September 3, 2021.

Flights from Abuja to Sokoto and Abuja to Kano will operate weekly every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Lagos passengers can also connect seamlessly to either of the two destinations via Abuja.

The decision to reinstate fl… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels Accor Safari Hotels & Conference Centre in Windhoek joins Accor’s portfolio

Safari Hotels & Conference Centre, a prominent two-hotel complex in Windhoek, has become the first property in Namibia to join Accor’s ( portfolio.

The iconic city resort, conveniently located next to Eros Airport and just 10 minutes from the city centre, features the 215-key Safari Court Hot… read more

  • Destinations

Uganda Govt to open Lake Victoria Tourism Circuit to boost leisure industry

The government through the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities is set to open Lake Victoria tourism circuit as a way of boosting the leisure industry.

This was revealed by the manager of the Education and Information Department at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, Mr David Musingo while addressing the media this… read more

  • Miscellaneous

UN WHO Moving towards digital documentation of Covid-19 status

Vaccination certificates are nothing new. They are health documents that record a vaccination event - traditionally as a paper card - with key details including the date, product and batch number of the vaccine administered.

The Digital Documentation of COVID-19 Certificates is proposed as a mechanism by which a person's COVID-19-re… read more

  • Flights

UAE Emirates Again, Emirates extends suspension of Nigerian flights

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag carrier, Emirates, has further extended suspension of its flights to Nigeria till September 5, fuelling uncertainty on resumption of travels between the two countries. The extension of flight cessation is coming despite the decision by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to open its borders to welcome… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Business Travel Business travel continues moving forward but uncertainty around variants impacts

The business travel industry continues to report an overall willingness and optimism about the return to business travel. However, the rise of the Delta variant and other variants has become a cause for uncertainty and increased concern over the past month. This is according to the latest poll from The Global Business Travel Association (… read more

  • Miscellaneous

UAE Emirates Emirates announces key commercial movements in Africa

Khalfan Al Salami, country manager Sudan, will become manager Morocco. Khalfan joined the Emirates commercial management training programme in 2015, and went on to train further in Madrid before taking on a commercial manager role in Kuwait. Since then, he’s held the Country Manager role in Sudan.

Rashed Salah Al Ansari, will become countr… read more

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