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  • Destinations

South Africa Tourism Two beaches in Cape Town named among world’s top 20 most beautiful beaches

Online gambling company Betway recently searched the internet for the world'd best beaches. To set up a ranking of the top 100 beaches in the world, data was analysed from each location to determine average temperature in August or January (depending on location) as well as amount of precipitation, number of Instagram tags and revi… read more

  • Flights

Mauritius Air Mauritius Air Mauritius introduces a leased Boeing 777 to boost operations

At the height of the summer season, as is the case every year, Air Mauritius is assessing the relevance of adding extra capacity to meet strong demand. Once again this year, the Indian market, where the Mauritian national carrier has been present for 50 years, is meeting expectations.

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Ghana Tourism Authority GTA ends domestic tourism promotion campaign with Accra tour

Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), through its 'Experience Ghana, Share Ghana' Campaign, has visited the redeveloped Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and three other tourist sites in Accra as part of its regional tour to promote and encourage domestic tourism in Ghana.

Prior to the Accra tour, GTA toured over 50 sites in Ashanti, Bono, Savan… read more

  • Flights

Tanzania Flightlink Flightlink takes delivery of its second ATR72-500

The vision of Flightlink, founded in 2004, is to become the leading safari airline in East Africa. A goal that the private carrier now wants to build around the ATR72 aircraft that entered its fleet last year.

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Gambia Gambia Experience adds extra october half term and Xmas flights

Additional October and December flights to The Gambia have been announced by UK specialist tour operator The Gambia Experience to meet high customer demand.

With holidays sold out for its Friday 20th October departure, The Gambia Experience has secured an extra Gatwick flight for seven night holidays during the popular half term per… read more

  • Flights

South Africa ACSA Airports Company South Africa traffic performance and outlook

The new quarter of the 2023/2024 financial year started on a positive note, with departing passenger traffic recovering to 81% and 87% of pre-COVID traffic in April 2023 and May 2023 respectively, for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The recent recovery can be attributed to a resilient domestic sector, together wi… read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Africa and the global risk landscape: Investor shares his perspective

“Africa? I’m not sure we have the appetite for that kind of risk.” – US/European/Asian CIO/portfolio manager.

As an African private equity manager raising money from global investors, we’ve heard variations of the above statement many times over the years. It’s a point of view that often doesn’t permit for any serious engagement on the top… read more

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