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Stakeholders in the tourism and travel industries have agreed to partner in order to significantly resuscitate the sectors which have been adversely affected by the restrictions occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic.
During a consultative forum hosted by the African Travel & Tourism Association, (ATTA), the stakeholders who included the … read more
The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) says it is undertaking a
transformative journey to improve its quality standards by seeking
International Organisation for Standards (ISO) certification.
Addressing journalists, ZTA Acting Chief Executive officer, Mr
Givemore Chidzidzi said his organisation has a task of produ… read more
The German government has removed Namibia off its high-risk list, effective yesterday. Namibia was until 30 January this year regarded as a Covid-19 high-risk country by the Federal Republic of Germany.
Other regional countries - South Africa, Lesotho and eSwatini - have also been removed from the high-risk list. As of 4 Janu… read more
A charter from Bulgaria Sunday arrived at the Kenyan coast as the government continues to facilitate charter flights from overseas in order to boost the recovery of the tourism sector, which was among the key sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The flight, European Air chartered by Abax Bulgaria limited arrived with over 149… read more
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) marked another milestone in its journey to advance sustainability and drive impactful initiatives in the business travel industry with its announcement that Delphine Millot has joined the association in the newly created role of Senior Vice President of Sustainability.
“Sustainability… read more
Emirates has signed a new agreement with Amadeus, extending their partnership to offer the travel trade community more flexibility, choice, and future capabilities.
From 1 February 2022, all trade partners on Amadeus will be able to access Emirates’ content free of surcharge.
The new agreement will also see Emira… read more
Plaza Premium Group (PPG) announces partnership with NHY Group, Ethiopia’s leading distributor in travel retail and hospitality, to elevate the lounge experience in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD), one of the major transport hubs in Africa.
Plaza Premium Lounge Ethiopia is set to open in March this year at… read more
Adventures aboard the world's newest wonder are on the horizon for vacationers of all ages. Royal Caribbean International took delivery of Wonder of the Seas, the next highly anticipated and innovative ship in the cruise line's award-winning lineup. Marking the completion of three years of construction, a traditional flag-changing … read more
Namibia's Road Authority (RA), whose core business is to construct and maintain the country's road sector, has informed the public that the MR118 (Rosh Pinah &… read more
In November 2021, the Algerian Minister of Transport, Aïssa Bekkaï, revealed that his services had given approval to nine future private air carriers. This is a quasi-revolution, since the country has not allowed the creation of private airlines since the disappearance of Khalifa Airways, in the wake of the bankruptcy of the Khalifa group… read more