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  • Flights

Nigeria Nanta Nigerian travel sector at risk due to unfair Airline trade practices,...

…as NANTA reports Nigerian Travel Sector Loses 40% Market Value Due to Foreign Airline Trade

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has sounded the alarm on the negative impact of cross-border trading of foreign airlines’ inventories on Nigeria’s travel economy.

The Acting Vice Chairman of FCCPC, Al… read more

  • Flights

Rwanda Kigali ranks third favourite African city for travellers

The City of Kigali has been ranked third on the list of travellers' favourite African cities in 2024.

According to the World's Best Awards survey by the travel publication Travel + Leisure, in which over 186,000 of its readers participated, the Rwandan capital emerged third in Africa after Morocco's Marrakech and South Africa's Cape… read more

  • Flights

AA Travenews Africa's most stunning Tourist destinations revealed

Exploring Africa offers a variety of incredible tourist destinations, each filled with unique attractions and experiences. From the majestic wildlife safaris to serene beaches and vibrant cities, Africa has something for every traveler. Here, we reveal some of the continent's most stunning destinations and what they offer.

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  • Cruise
  • Miscellaneous

Cruise MSC MSC Cruises hiring up to 2,000 South Africans as crew this year, 5,000 by 2028

MSC Cruises is planning to hire around 2,000 South Africans this year to join its international fleet, with plans to hire up to 5,000 by 2028, according to Ross Volk, Managing Director of MSC Cruises South Africa.

Speaking to IOL, Volk said South African crew are in demand with MSC Cruises as English is widely spoken in the country,… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotel Sigelege Hotels Sigelege Hotels sets the standard in Malawi’s hospitality industry

Sigelege Hotels, a homegrown hospitality group in Malawi, has made waves in the industry with its trio of properties, each offering a unique experience tailored to the diverse needs of travellers. With a journey spanning nearly four years, the brand has navigated opportunities and challenges, evolving into a symbol of excellence i… read more

  • Flights
  • Beyond Africa

UAE Etihad Etihad Airways to almost double capacity on new Abu Dhabi-Boston route

Just over three months since launching flights between Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Etihad Airways unveiled plans to nearly double capacity on the route.

The United Arab Emirates-based airline opened the exclusive route on March 31, operating the servic… read more

  • Destinations

Uganda Tourism Uganda govt urged to support Tourism pageantry

Tourism stakeholders in Kigezi Sub-region have called on the government to support Miss and Mr tourism compactions to drive the sector to higher rostrums. This was during the 2024 crowning of Mr and Miss Tourism Kigezi in Kabale Municipality at the weekend.

The pageant aims to amplify the region's allure through the represent… read more

  • Flights

Air Asia X AirAsia X will operate to Nairobi

AirAsia X (AAX) has revealed an exciting new route to Africa, connecting Singaporean travelers to Nairobi, Kenya, via Kuala Lumpur. The inaugural flight is scheduled for 15 November 2024, positioning AAX as the only low-cost carrier in Malaysia to offer direct flights to Nairobi. This strategic expansion follows a robust start to the year… read more

  • Destinations

Madagascar Madagascar: Comprehensive strategies to attract one million tourists by 2028

Madagascar welcomed hundreds of international buyers and local exhibitors to this year’s Madagascar International Tourism Fair (ITM), held from 20th to 23rd June. The event, which took place at the International Pavilion of the Centre de Conférence Internationale (CCI), was held in tandem with the Madagascar Internati… read more

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