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  • Beyond Africa

AA WorldFlight Norse Atlantic Airways lands very first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in Antarctica

Norse Atlantic Airways, self-proclaimed as “The Explorer’s Airline“, proudly marked the first landing of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (registered LN-FNC and named Everglades) at Troll Airfield (QAT) in Antarctica. The historic event unfolded at 02:01 local time on Wednesday, 15 November.

This momentous achievement was the result of a collab… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Peace Air Peace asserts innocence amidst visa controversy

..177 Passengers Denied Entry to Jeddah, COO Emphasizes Adherence to Protocols

Air Peace airline asserts that the cancellation of visas for 177 out of 264 passengers traveling to Jeddah on November 12, 2023, was not the airline’s fault.

Chief Operating Officer Air Peace, Toyin Olajide emphasizes that Air Peace, as an ex… read more

  • Accomodation

AA Travenews Traveler Insights Q4 2023: Traveler confidence steadies

The latest installment of our quarterly traveler insights look at Expedia Group’s exclusive first-party traveler search and booking data from Q3 to show shifting demand patterns and changing traveler behaviors. Our Q2 2023 data showed that traveler enthusiasm held strong, with many travelers seeking out quick trips for events and spring … read more

  • Rail

Rail SouthAfrica Gautrain Gautrain's vision outlined at SARA conference

At the recent Southern African Railways Association (SARA) Conference and Exhibition, Tshepo Kgobe, Chief Operating Officer of the Gautrain Management Agency, provided valuable insights as a panellist during the CEO’s Think Tank session, sponsored by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA). Kgobe discussed the agency’s ambitious… read more

  • Destinations

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe unveils new tourism focus, destinations at WTM London

Barbara Rwodzi, Zimbabwe’s Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, has rolled out new focus areas in a five-year plan for the development of the country’s tourism. Whilst the Southern African country’s tourism is doing well with its wildlife, Rwodzi noted that the country needs to develop other areas in order to boost its tourist… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Unwto UNWTO Workshop puts focus on modern, dynamic Tourism communications for Africa

UNWTO brought together top tourism and travel practitioners of 20 countries from across Africa to explore ways to deliver more effective tourism communications and showcase the sector’s role as a pillar of development.

The first Communications, Media and Tourism Training Workshop in Africa (Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 13-15 … read more

  • Destinations

Seychelles 2022 Logo The Seychelles Islands: Once-in-a-lifetime refuge from a frantic world

In our frantic, modern world relaxation techniques invite us to close our eyes and dream of a place where tired spirits can be refreshed. But why dream when Seychelles transcends imagination? Creation has blessed Seychelles with perpetual summer, space to breathe the purest air and room to unwind on the powder-soft sand of endless beache… read more

  • Cruise

Cruises Oceania Cruises Oceania launches Best-Ever Black Friday Sale with Cape Town cruise included

Oceania Cruises has  launched its Best-Ever Black Friday Sale, with savings of up to $5,400 per stateroom on more than 100 global voyages in 2024, including a grand voyage from Singapore to Cape Town.

This limited-time offer is valid on bookings made between November 14th  and December 5th, 2023, and  features itineraries in… read more

  • Flights

Germany Condor Flugdienst Condor and Emirates announce interline partnership

Condor and Emirates have activated their reciprocal interline agreement, enabling seamless connectivity across 70 routes in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australasia, and the Middle East. Passengers can now enjoy streamlined ticket fares anread more

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