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  • Destinations

Sierra Leone Tourism Sierra Leone unveils new Brand Logo for its Tourism at FITUR

The Minister of Tourism and Culture of Sierra Leone Memunatu Pratt has unveiled the new brand identity of Sierra Leone Tourism at the just ended FITUR International Tourism Fair.  The logo which is themed ‘’Explore Freedom’’ is part of the country’s tourism covid recovery strategy to market the country.

Speaking at a media brie… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Carnival Cruise Sales open for new Carnival Jubilee and Carnival Celebration gets her funnel

Carnival Cruise Line has announced double-developments for its newbuild sister ships to Mardi Gras, with sales now open for Carnival Jubilee, while Carnival Celebration has had her funnel installed.

Carnival Celebration is the second of the cruise line’s Excellence (or Excel) class cruise ships, and Carnival Jubilee is the third, bo… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels African Suin Zim African Sun Limited pledges to help tourism grow

Hospitality group Africa Sun Limited has pledged to work with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority to ensure the growth of the tourism industry in Zimbabwe.

Tourism is one of the key pillars for economic revival in Zimbabwe together with agriculture and mining. Economic experts say it is also one of the low hanging fruits that the government sho… read more

  • Destinations

Kenya Magical Kenya Kenya lifts ban on passenger flights from UAE

The government has lifted the ban imposed on all inbound and transit passenger flights from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) two weeks ago.

According to the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) Director General Gilbert Kibe, the flight was lifted on Monday midnight.

"Kenya shall do a NOTAM lifting the suspension of flights to and from the UAE

  • Attractions

Rwanda Local tourists to get 44% discount on hot Air Balloon ride

Rwandan citizens will have to pay $250 dollars to be able to experience the new adventurous hot air balloon that was introduced in Akagera National Park last week.

This was confirmed by Atilla Turkmen, Managing Director of Royal Ballon Rwanda, while responding to concerns that recently emerged from the public with the majorit… read more

  • Destinations

Burkina-Faso Burkina Faso flights suspended after Military arrests President

An attempted coup in the West African nation of Burkina Faso has led to the cancelation of flights while the country looks to regain stability. The last flight logged as having departed was on January 24th at 17:25. This saw an Airbus A320 leave for  Abidjan with  Air Cote d’Ivoire. The flight cancelations appear to be continuing throu… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Fitur FITUR 2022 doubles trade participation at an edition with a recovery in mind

FITUR 2022, the International Tourism Trade Fair, has been organised by IFEMA MADRID. It has held a special tourism recovery edition since last Tuesday, 19th January, and closed its doors today. The strong results highlight the efforts by the entire tourism industry value chain to generate new opportunities to be able to look forward to 2… read more

  • Travel-tech

Singapore SIA SITA Air Transport IT insights 2021

While IT budgets have stayed largely flat in 2021, airport and airline CIOs are betting on technology to support their recovery from COVID-19, with a significant increase in spending on digitalization and sustainability as key priorities by 2024. This is according to new findings from SITA’s 2021 Air Transport IT Insights, which represents the v… read more

  • Flights

Angola TAAG TAAG Angola Airlines réceptionne son cinquième Dash 8-400

In 2019, TAAG Angola Airlines has ordered six Dash 8-400s.  In addition to being part of its fleet modernisation strategy, the entry into service of turboprops is in line with its policy to optimise its domestic and sub-regional network.

TAAG Angola Airlines has taken delivery of a new Dash 8-400. The aircraft, which lef… read more

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