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  • Travel-tech

Singapore SIA SITA unveils eVisa and ETA to transform borders and boost growth

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

  • Rail

Rail Zimbabwe National Rail NRZ Sources Rolling Stock From India

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

  • Destinations

Zambia Zambian Dilemma Over Victoria Falls Heritage Status

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

  • Miscellaneous

Namibia Youth have key role to play in Tourism revival

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

  • Flights

UAE Emirates Emirates expands its Tel Aviv schedule with second daily flight

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

  • Miscellaneous

Kenya Magical Kenya Magical Kenya Travel Expo 2022 returns after two-year hiatus

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

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