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  • Cruise

South-Africa South Africa sees surge in scheduled cruise calls as sector rebounds post-COVID

South Africa’s cruise sector will see a threefold increase in cruise calls during the current 2022/23 cruise season compared to last year. There are 239 cruise ship calls expected between October 2022 and April 2023, compared to 71 cruise ship calls during the 2021/22 season, which was severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Destinations

South-Africa How tech is helping travellers experience the best of SA's rural, cultural travel

In South Africa rural travel ranges from winemaking in the Winelands to supernatural attractions like the alleged carnivorous Modimolle mountain in Limpopo, and world-renowned geological marvels like the Bourke's Luck Potholes and Adam's Calendar in Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga. With scenic beauty such as this and cultural diversity on th… read more

  • Flights

Cote Divoire Air Cote Divoire Air Côte d'Ivoire orders two Airbus A330neo, cancels two A319neo

Ten years after its creation, Air Côte d'Ivoire is ready to launch itself on the long-haul. At the end of a ten-day working visit by Airbus teams in Abidjan, the Ivorian national flag has reshaped its order book to match its new growth ambitions.

  • Destinations

Madagascar Madagascar extends indefinitely the suspension of flights with South Africa

Since December 2020, Madagascar and South Africa have been at loggerheads, due to a case linked to illegal gold trafficking between the two countries. A diplomatic problem that led the Malagasy authorities to suspend its air links with the Rainbow Nation.

Suspended since March 2020 (first because of the health crisis, then because o… read more

  • Destinations

Tanzania Tanzania up for Tourism investors

The Governement of Tanzania has pledged to strengthen cooperation with private sector as a key catalyst to boosting tourism industry.

It has also expressed the readiness to receive investors in the tourism sector given the available opportunities and supportive business climate, including legal and fiscal reforms. The re… read more

  • Accomodation

AA Travenews Zambezi Grande in Zambia opens on the banks of the Zambezi river

The Zambezi Grande, a family-owned, luxury boutique lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zambia, opens bordering Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park. The new lodge is the most sophisticated and luxurious along this game-filled stretch of the mighty Zambezi River, an idyllic home base for exploring all the destination … read more

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