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At the end of 2021, United Airlines reopened its route between New York and Cape Town (a seasonal route launched in 2019, and becoming permanent in 2022), after opening a new service between New York and Johannesburg. The American airline confirms the reach of the South African market, by opening a new corridor.
United A… read more
South African privately-owned regional carrier Airlink is set to launch the first direct flights between Cape Town and Maputo in … read more
SITA announced the launch of SITA eVisa and SITA Electronic Travel Authorization to meet the rapidly growing demand from governments for digital visa systems to stimulate national economies after COVID-19, strengthen security and improve the travel experience.
Governments globally are shifting to modern travel authorization solution… read more
Trip.com Group, a leading global travel service provider, has announced its long-term goal to build green tourism, covering three key areas, including: working with partners to launch over 10,000 low-carbon travel products; promoting sustainable travel concepts and engaging 100 million travellers in low-carbon practices; and, aiming to fu… read more
According to various media reports Zimbabwean Railway and government officials recently travelled to India to finalise a deal for new rolling stock from state-owned rail and infrastructure company Rites Limited.
The delegation visited the Rites manufacturing plant and held talks with Indian government officials to firm up bilateral … read more
ZAMBIANS are divided over the warning by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Victoria Falls could lose its world heritage site status.
The agency attributed the likely loss of the status to development of a golf course, lodges and a hydroelectric dam near the natural wonder that is be… read more
THE executive director in the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Teofilus Nghitila, said young people have a key role to play in reviving the tourism sector. Nghitila was speaking during the fourth edition of the Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit and Challenge in Windhoek recently.
"Let us as a government, privat… read more
A little over a month since it inaugurated its first flight, Emirates has announced plans to boost connectivity and increase travel options for customers flying between Dubai and Tel Aviv with a second daily flight, starting 30 October 2022. The additional morning frequency is in response to high demand for travel to/from Is… read more
Hilton has appointed Ansu du Plessis as Regional Commercial Director, Africa & Indian Ocean (A& IO). A seasoned hospitality professional with over 15 years of experience in the industry, Ansu brings strong commercial acumen into her new role. Following a promotion within Hilton, she will be responsible for the execution of … read more
The Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) is set for a physical return from October 5-7 after a two-year hiatus occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic. Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) Chief Executive Officer, Betty Radier says that the 2022 expo is expected to attract participation from about 30 countries from across the globe.
"We have no… read more