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  • Destinations

Kenya Magical Kenya Kenya Tourism Board recongnises key partners in destination marketing efforts

The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has attributed the growth of tourism business in the country to a strong partnership from the private sector.

According to KTB, the joined partnerships with the private sector especially in familiarization tours to key attractions across the country and trade forums has greatly assisted in minim… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Dana Air Dana Airlines debunks news of engine explosion

Dana Airlines on Wednesday declared the alleged report that an engine of one of its aircraft exploded shortly before take off as fake, describing it as baseless and unfounded post from the an alleged X handle user.

Dana Air’s position was contained in a statement signed by Kingsley Ezenwa | Head, Corporate Communications, stating th… read more

  • Opinion

AA Travenews The Essence of Customer Service- Mike Tavares

A while ago, I had the pleasure of lecturing the Master students at the International School of Hotel Management, Les Roches Marbella in Spain. Whilst on the Rooms Division Management class, we discussed the importance of Customer Service or, as I call it, Customer Care!

Whilst running my own business andcoaching my clients on sett… read more

  • Flights

Kenya Airways Kenya Airways plans to return to Somalia after a 4-year absence

Since 2022, Kenya and Somalia have been working to normalise their diplomatic relations. In August this year, the two neighbouring countries in the Horn of Africa signed a bilateral air transport agreement, thereby reinforcing the links between the two countries.

  • Flights

Senegal Air Senegal Air Sénégal confirms its withdrawal from Barcelona, Lyon, Marseille and Milan

As previously announced, Air Senegal will no longer be serving Spain, Italy, Lyon and Marseille in France from mid-January 2024. In a press release published on Tuesday 21 November 2023, the Senegalese national carrier informs that these destinations will henceforth be accessible "by indirect flight via Paris thanks to agreements with Air France currently being finalised".

  • Rail

AA Travenews Progress on hydrogen-powered locomotives in Namibia

The advancement of Africa’s inaugural dual-fuel hydrogen-diesel locomotives is currently in the feasibility and conceptualisation phase, according to Konrad Boshoff, the CEO of Hyphen Technical.

The consortium spearheading this initiative, led by the hydrogen application development company Hyphen Technical, includes TransNamib Holdings Li… read more

  • Flights

Angola TAAG TAAG Angola Airlines increases frequencies to 4 African countries

TAAG Angola Airlines is expanding its range of services. From 11 December 2023, the Angolan national carrier will be adding more frequencies to Namibia (Windhoek), the Republic of Congo (Pointe-Noire), São Tomé (São Tomé) and Mozambique (Maputo) from Luanda, Angola.

  • Destinations

Angola Angola invests in the improvement of the Tourism business

The Minister of Culture and Tourism, Filipe Zau, on Monday in Luanda defended the creation of bridges of dialogue to explore and promote the potential of domestic and international tourism.

According to the minister, who was speaking at the opening of the Bitur Angola Forum, the country has vast opportunities, with considerable natu… read more

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