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  • Miscellaneous

UAE Etihad Emirates NBD and Etihad Guest collaborate to launch new co-branded credit card

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region, has expanded its long-standing partnership with Etihad Guest, the award-winning loyalty programme of Etihad Airways. The partnership introduces a premium co-branded credit card programme, in association with global digital payments leade… read more

  • Beyond Africa

Cruise Costa Costa Cruises offers Magica to Italian government for Ukrainian refugees

Costa Cruises has offered to provide Costa Magica to the Italian government should it need additional accommodation options amid the growing Ukrainian refugee crisis due to the Russian invasion of the country. Costa Cruises will provide Costa Magica as a temporary floating hotel for refugees fleeing Ukraine, which has been sub… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Africa Travel Week Africa Travel Week unlocks Africa’s Tourism source markets

In the lead up to WTM Africa and ILTM Africa running from 11 - 13 April 2022, Africa Travel Week (ATW) is showcasing the latest updates from Africa’s source markets through their Unlock Africa podcast series.

“As an industry connector for the travel and tourism community, we’ve made it our mission to ensure Africa Travel Week remain… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Ethiopian Early Retirement of Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Ethiopian Group Chief Executive Officer

He is one of those people you wouldn’t look at twice if you passed him in the street unless you were returning one of his infectious grins. Modest, respectful, and quietly spoken but when he says something; it carries weight, substance, and direction.  Africa’s biggest airline by profit and fleet size, Ethiopian Airlines shocked the contine… read more

  • Flights

Mauritius Air Mauritius Air Mauritius strengthens its presence in India

Airport Holdings Ltd (AHL) now holds nearly 95% of the shares of Air Mauritius. In its capacity as majority shareholder, it intends to inject a new operational dynamic into the Mauritian flag carrier which has spent more than a year under provisional administration, having been burdened by colossal debts.

From Sunday 27 March, Air M… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels Marriott JW Marriott safari lodge coming to the Masai Mara

Marriott International is jumping into the luxury safari segment, partnering with Baraka Lodges to open the JW Marriott Masai Mara Lodge next year.

To be located within Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve, the new camp will sit along the River Talek. The resort said it will offer guests "a prime location" from which to spot l… read more

  • Miscellaneous

GDS Travelport 2021 New research from Travelport highlights excitement to travel in 2022

Travelport, a global technology company that powers bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, revealed a new survey that highlighted excitement to travel in 2022. In a study commissioned by Travelport and conducted by Toluna Research, thousands of respondents from seven different countries said they’d even be willi… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Botswana Botswana to host 5th and 2022 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) & Awards

Botswana will host the 5th and 22nd edition of the Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) at the Grand Palm GICC.

Themed “Igniting Intra-Africa tourism through inclusive intra-Africa trade, partnerships and Investments”, the intra-African travel game-changing event will take place in Gaborone in November 2022 and is expected … read more

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