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AA Travenews Third edition of East African Regional Tourism Expo kicks off in Nairobi

The annual regional travel fair, East African Regional Tourism Expo (EARTE), opened on November 20 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi.

The expo, which brought together over 250 exhibitors, is scheduled for November 20-22. The EARTE aims to showcase the region's diverse tourism offerings to consumers an… read more

  • Flights

Kenya Airways Kenya Airways resumes 5-weekly flights Nairobi-Bangkok

Kenya Airways is reinstating its 5x weekly flights to Bangkok from Nairobi, starting November 21, 2023. This resumption comes after the route was paused in 2020 due to the global pandemic.

With this resumption, Kenya Airways extends its network to 42 destinations, providing convenient connections through Nairobi for traveller… read more

  • Rail

Rail Zambia Railway ZRL Zambia Railways resumes Mulobezi train service

Zambia Railways Limited has recommenced its train operations between Livingstone in the Southern Province and Mulobezi in the Western Province. The service, suspended in May due to the unsafe condition of Bombwe Bridge, resumed on November 14 following successful repairs funded by the government.

Engineer Fred Mwila, the Acti… read more

  • Rail

AA Travenews Twelve companies show interest in developing Trans Kalahari Railway

Twelve companies, including China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation and NGE Contracting of France, have expressed their interest in financing the feasibility study and development of the proposed Trans Kalahari Railway Line between Botswana and Namibia.

This was stated by the Trans-Kalahari Railway Project (TKR) Proj… read more

  • Accomodation

AA Travenews How to improve hotel productivity, without burning out staff

The hotel, food services, and hospitality industry had the highest burnout rate globally in 2019. Roughly 80% of employees in this sector reported feeling overwhelmed by their workload. Now, combine this with the increased stress of the last three years, rising demand for services, and a lack of staff. Sounds like burnout in the making, … read more

  • Flights
  • Beyond Africa

UAE Etihad Etihad Airways adds new destinations in France and Greece

Etihad Airways will open two new routes in its northern hemisphere summer 2024 schedule, connecting Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to the south of France and a Greek island.

From June 15, 2024, the UAE carrier will launch service from its AUH base to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE) in France,… read more

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