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Russia has suspended air traffic with Tanzania due to increased cases of Covid-19 contamination from the East African country.
The sparkling white sand beaches of the Zanzibar Archipelago and the coral reefs off its coast have recently made it a popular vacation spot for Russian tourists.
"Based on the analy… read more
The 2020 air gap does not undermine Air Senegal's ambitions.
The Senegalese airlines has already rebuilt almost all of its pre-crisis network. Additionally, Air Senegal has announced the resumption of its flights to Guinea Bissau. From May 17, the Senegalese national carrier will offer 4 flights per week(Monday, … read more
The event, which was due in July, will now take place in Kigali on October 14-15, 2021.
“Although we were confident Rwanda, and the venue in Kigali, have excellent Covid protocols in place, we felt there is still enough uncertainty around the region along with travel restrictions by some governments, that could impact many of… read more
JetBlue today announced it is expanding its codeshare with Qatar
Airways to offer customers more ways to book travel to international
destinations aboard the global partner airline. The new codeshare
flights are available for booking on jetblue.com today for travel
beginning April 19, 2021.
As part of the new bilater… read more
Air France is expanding its operations on the African continent with an increased frequency of flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Johannesburg. It also announced the launch of a new route to Maputo in Mozambique from June 20, 2021. The flight to Maputo will be a continuation of the Johannesburg flight.
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Do you know how people search for hotels nowadays? They visit hotel search/booking platforms to find hotels in their destination. Once they find some names, they head to Instagram to check the hotels out.
Why Instagram? Because they know that's where they can find pictures and video-proofs of the quality of the hotel they're taking.… read more
Entries are open for the WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021,
with this year’s ceremony including a series of Global Awards for the
The awards, first launched in 2004, recognise and reward businesses
and destinations which are contributing to more sustainable and
responsible tourism industry. Winners are … read more
Held from 7 to 9 April, the virtual event included headline shows, World Travel Market Africa (WTM Africa) and International Luxury Travel Market Africa (ILTM Africa), where buyers and tourism destinations and products connected online to reignite tourism to the continent.
A content programme also featured over 40 panel discussions and pre… read more
Hospitality group, Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) is upbeat of positive performance going forward offsetting the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic in FY2020.
The growth will be underpinned by an anticipated recovery of the travel and tourism sector across the globe, as countries implement vaccinations as part of efforts to limi… read more
Speaking to the UNWTO Global Tourism Crisis Committee and Commission for the Middle East, ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu noted that ongoing pandemic impacts on international mobility reveal that the world is “back to 2003 levels in terms of global seat capacity.”
“Here in the Middle East, passenger totals dropped by over 70% an… read more