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  • Miscellaneous

SouthAfrica SAA Progress made in disposal of stake in airline SAA

The South African government said on Thursday that further progress had been made in the disposal of 51% of shares in national airline South African Airways to the Takatso Consortium. A cabinet statement read: "The Sales and Purchase pro… read more

  • Destinations

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Tourism Sector eyes Middle East markets

Zimbabwe tourism players are set for a crunch meeting with the Middle East market in Dubai from 5 to 6 March 2020 during the ongoing 2020 Dubai Expo to create synergies that will see local markets and products penetrating the Middle East.

Over 40 delegates drawn from over 25 tou… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Carnival Corp Carnival Corporation and others latest to drop Ukraine and Russia cruises

Several Carnival Corporation brands and the boutique cruise line Windstar are among the latest to drop cruise calls in Ukraine and Russia due to the ongoing war between the two countries. The conflict erupted on Thursday when Russia invaded Ukraine, provoking widespread and unprecedented condemnation from the international community, with… read more

  • Beyond Africa

Europe Flag European Union closes its airspace to Russian aircraft

Statement by President von der Leyen on further measures to respond to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

As the war in Ukraine rages on, and Ukrainians fight bravely for their country, the European Union steps up once more its support for Ukraine and the sanctions against the aggressor – Putin’s Russia.

For the first time ever, the Eur… read more

  • Cruise

Cruises Oceania Cruises Oceania reveals 2024 South African grand voyage and World Cruise

Oceania Cruises has announced a 79-night grand voyage from Papeete, French Polynesia, to Cape Town, South Africa for 2024. The voyage aboard Nautica departs the French Polynesian capital on February 19th, 2024 and will visit 15 countries and include various exotic, rare and UNESCO attractions.

Highlights of the voyage will include t… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Carnival Cruise Carnival Cruise Line gives first look at Carnival Celebration

In conjunction with the kickoff of the company’s 50th birthday festivities, Carnival Cruise Line is giving guests a first look at Carnival Celebration, sister ship to the incredibly popular Mardi Gras, that will debut in Miami this November, revealing details on four of its six zones including Celebration Central.

On a Carniv… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Peace Embraer & Air Peace sign services agreement for E-Jets E2s fleet

EMBRAER has announced, during the MRO Middle East, in Dubai, that it has signed a comprehensive long-term services agreement with Air Peace, Nigeria and West Africa’s largest airline, to support the airline’s E195-E2 and ERJ fleet.

The contract includes access to the Pool Program, which includes component exchanges and repair servic… read more

  • Travel-tech

Germany Peakwork Peakwork launches direct NDC connectivity to Emirates

Peakwork announced that the connection to Emirate’s NDC API is now live. Tour operators and distributors in the Peakwork partner network can instantly access the live NDC portfolio in addition to high performing cache data.

Emirates is a long standing Peakwork partner, as one of the first airline partners to join the Peakwork… read more

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