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  • Destinations

Namibia Airport Company Namibia Airports Company (NAC) plans to upgrade facilties at WDH

According to a press statement following the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 19 July 2023 for the preceding three financial years, namely 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022, the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) has plans to upgrade facilties at Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH) in … read more

  • Miscellaneous

Rwanda Will Kigali’s new projected airport make African aviation take off?

CNN has just published a very detailed article which discusses the construction of a new $2 billion airport in Rwanda, located 40 kilometres south of Kigali. The airport aims to become the centrepiece of Africa’s aviation industry, capable of accommodating 8 million passengers initially and over 14 million in the future. It will also have… read more

  • Destinations

South-Africa Tourism on rise of Tourist visits in South Africa

South Africa's tourism sector continues to exhibit strong recovery with the first half of 2023 recording more than 4 million tourist arrivals, according to the latest data from Statistics South Africa. This is a significant increase from the 2,3 million tourist arrivals between January and June 2022.

The total number of touri… read more

  • Opinion

Ghana Need to expand air travel within Ghana

You will normally expect the dominance of air travel in large, spread-out countries with difficult terrains or obstacles. Ghana, generally, has none of these geographies.

So why the attention to air travel at all? In Ghana, while some people have the luxury of choice between various means of travel, the majority of Ghanaians can only affor… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Unwto UNWTO members meet to rethink agenda for African Tourism

Tourism leaders from across Africa have met to rethink and realign the sector’s role as a driver of development and opportunity across the region.

At the 66th meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa, Member States joined representatives from international organizations and the private sector to focus o… read more

  • Flights

Cabo Verde Airlines Cabo Verde Airlines charters an Airbus A321

Cabo Verde Airlines wants to return to its pre-pandemic international network. At that time, Cabo Verde's public airline connected half a dozen cities in Europe and the Americas.

  • Accomodation

FIVESTAR-PR-Logo-2019-cropped The Residence Portfolio

Taryn van Wyk has been appointed as the Sales & Marketing Manager of The Residence Portfolio, incorporating The Residence Boutique Hotel in Johannesburg, Camp Ndlovu in the Welgevonden Game Reserve, and Mukwa River Lodge on the Zambezi River in Zambia.

A seasoned hospitality industry professional, Taryn’s impress… read more

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