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In a significant development for the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), it has been revealed that a Chinese concessionaire is poised to take control of the railway as early as the first quarter of 2024. The announcement came from Frank Tayali, the Zambian Minister of Transport and Logistics, who accompanied President Hakainde Hic… read more
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), today shed light on the substantial resurgence of China’s Travel & Tourism sector.
According to WTTC’s latest Economic Impact Research,
China’… read more
Great Plains has launched Sitatunga Private Island, a safari camp located in Botswana's Okavango Delta. The camp, built predominantly from recycled materials, blends sustainability with luxury.
Built on a raised railway sleeper private deck, using the wood from old railway tracks, Sitatunga Private Island can host up t… read more
4 years after the start of its commercial activities, Ibom Air is in first place for its deployment outside the borders of Nigeria. Of the six regional destinations under consideration, the airline owned by Akwa Ibom State has finally set its sights on Accra as its first regional route.
Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended all non licensed aircraft fuelers and expired license holders’ operations around Nigerian airports.
The NCAA said this at the inauguration of the joint NCAA Audit Committee of all Aviation Fuel Activities in Nigeria
Director General Civil Aviation, Captain Musa … read more
Air Belgium recently declared that it was ending its scheduled passenger services in order to concentrate on the freight and ACMI sector. This decision, which aims to orientate its activities towards the B-to-B (business-to-business) market, will result in the disorganization of its African network.
The Regional Communications Manager: Arid Parks at South African
National Parks (SANParks), Genevieve Maasdorp, announced in the SANParks - Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park facebook group that stocktaking needs to be performed at all shops in … read more
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the world's leading airline organization, with 311 members representing 83% of global air traffic. With this status, IATA membership is a major achievement for every carrier.
The emergence of Web3 technologies has ushered in a transformative wave
across various industries, with luxury brands taking the lead in
adopting these innovations. According to a recent study conducted by
CoinGecko, 37% of apparel and luxury goods brands have already initiated
strategies in the Web3 realm. As decentralized platforms, bl… read more
Wellness has become an important focus throughout the global travel and tourism industry. Just over a fifth (21%) of global travelers are currently travelling for health- and wellness- driven reasons, according to the 2022 Travel Trends research by luxury travel network Virtuoso, conducted jointly with YouGov.
The trend has not gone unnoti… read more