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  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews The changing face of the safari guest

Remember the days when African safaris were a luxury that was reserved for rich, retired couples making the most of their golden years? That picture has fundamentally changed.

Today luxury travelers to Africa are young (in their late 20s, 30s and 40s), savvy, and craving connection with others, with nature and with themselves. That … read more

  • Flights

AA WorldFlight Air Peace leads Fastest growth by fleet

Air Peace has recorded the fastest growth by fleet when compared to its African rivals in the continent’s aviation market, Prime Business Africa’s finding has shown.

In Africa’s aviation market, there are several African heavyweight air transports; such as Air Peace, Ethiopian Airlines, Egyptair, Royal Air Maroc and Air Algérie comp… read more

  • Opinion

AA WorldFlight The elephant in the room: Overtourism in Africa

Recent media reports about aggressive tourism and overcrowding in the Kenyan Masai Mara has put the spotlight on a much larger problem in sub-Saharan Africa. With travelers worldwide looking for authentic and untouched experiences, could Africa become a victim of its own success? Could it be destroying the pristine wilderness it is sel… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Zimbabwe Destination Zimbabwe shines at MATTA

Zimbabwe successfully exhibited for the first time at the recently concluded Malaysian Association Of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The fair ran for two days from 17 to 19 this month.

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), Executive Director for International Marketing, Mr. Jeffreys Manjen… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Peace Air Peace begins direct flights from Nigeria to Israel

West Africa’s biggest carrier, Air Peace has attained another milestone, as it begins its first direct flight from Nigeria to the State of Israel on April 20, 2023. This is a great feat for the airline and a huge relief to Nigerians and Israelis who have to travel for 27 hours from Nigeria to Israel via other nations but direct fli… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Silver Sea Silversea lays keel of new luxury ship Silver Ray at Meyer Werft shipyard

Silversea Cruises and Meyer Werft have celebrated the keel laying of the second Nova-class ship, Silver Ray, on March 23rd, 2023. The keel laying marks the start of a ship’s assembly and comes after the steel cutting, which marked the start of construction.

The ship’s pre-built blocks will now be assembled in dry-dock and welded tog… read more

  • Flights

UAE Etihad Etihad Airways enhances interline and codeshare agreements with six airlines

Abu Dhabi-based carrier teams up with six African, Asian and European airlines to offer guests more destinations and greater choice New and enhanced connectivity facilitated by Etihad’s switch to the Amadeus Altéa Passenger Service System

Etihad Airways has launched reciprocal interline partnerships with three new airline partners –… read more

  • Destinations

Angola Angola gives itself two years to certify Catumbela and Lubango airports

Angola welcomes an average of 3.5 million air passengers per year, of which around 70% are handled by the Luanda hub (Quatro de Fevereiro) alone. Backed by its geographical position, the Portuguese-speaking country wants to multiply its gateways and attract more international passengers.

  • Flights

Cameroon CamAir Co Camair-Co returns to the Central African Republic after 3 years

At the peak of its operations, Camair-Co served almost all Central African capitals and four routes in West Africa. In 2019, it was forced to refocus on the domestic market as it faced operational and managerial challenges. With the situation under control, the Cameroonian national flag is gradually rebuilding its regional network.

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