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Online travel refers to online travel and hotel booking using a third-party website that sells services, like flight, railways, roadways (bus/car), cruise, and hotel booking. These travel booking agencies, also popularly known as Online Travel Agencies (OTAs), generally provide individual customer services, rather than corporations… read more
In its quest to lead the tourism industry of the archipelago island
into a digital age, the Seychelles Tourism Board has launched a new
tourism digital platform named ‘ParrAPI’ on Monday, April 12, 2021, at
their Mont Fleuri Head Office.
ParrAPI will help tourism operators across 12 categories to extend
their exposure and … read more
The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) secretary general Abdérahmane Berthé, had a consultative meeting on April 8 with the newly appointed IATA regional vice president for Africa & Middle East, Kamil H Al-Awadhi, following his recent assumption of office in March 2021. Berthé and Al-Awadhi discussed key priorities for bot… read more
The Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) will tomorrow, April 8th,
2021 feature ATA’s CEO Town Hall, a platform for the leaders across the
MICE sector to directly address pressing questions and issues put before
them by a global audience of industry leaders, meeting and event
planners, business owners, and travelers alike.
GMID is… read more
With many countries around the world restricting entry to South African travellers, some who are itching to travel are planning sizzling getaways to select destinations on the African continent. Not only is it a few hours from home, but it also boasts a string of attractions that celebrate culture, history, cuisine and incredible landscap… read more
The Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, Dr. Damas Ndumbaro has suspended the Director General of the Tanzania Tourism Board (TTB), Ms Devotha Mdachi over embezzlement claims.
A statement issued on Saturday quoted Dr Ndumbaro as saying a thorough investigation that will be conducted regarding to the matter will have nothing to do wit… read more
The first of four Rhino Conservation Participation Experiences will take place at Tintswalo Lapalala in the Lapalala Wilderness Reserve in the Waterberg (Limpopo Province), between the 7th and 9th of May 2021. (Other dates: June 18-20; July 16-18; August 20-22). Guests will have the unique opportunity to assist t… read more
Skyworld Aviation announced the sale of an ERJ 145 to Westair of Namibia. Previously, it was in operation with HOP. The aircraft ferried from France to Namibia on April 8.
This transaction by Skyworld takes the total to 19 aircraft placements during the Covid-19 period, comprising ERJ 145s, Avro RJs, and Q400s.
Malawi Airlines could be wound up.
This is in any case what emerges from the resolutions of the board of directors of the Malawian parastatal company (51% for the State and 49% for Ethiopian Airlines), held on March 25, to which Weekend Nation had access. “The directors have valued the company and found it technically insol… read more
On February 25, 2017, Alpha Conde, the President of Guinea, officially launched Guinea Airlines. Over the years, the actual start of commercial operations has been postponed several times. The fate of the company was finally decided last week.