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AA WorldFlight Upswing in travel costs can lead to slow tourism recovery

According to COVID-19 consumer survey, 59% of respondents globally are always or often influenced by how well a product aligns with their financial constraints. The financial crunches will lead to travel postponements that can further lead to an increase in the travel costs. This could further slowdown the tourism industry’s recovery from the CO… read more

  • Destinations

Mauritius Mauritian Tourism version 2.0

The Mauritian tourism industry showed signs of a crisis even before the current COVID situation. The growth of international air arrivals was starting to stagnate, and hotel groups were struggling to remain competitive.

Our current destination offering and positioning still rely on a winn… read more

  • Flights

AA Travenews Middle East & Africa AIR market update

Welcome to Routes’ weekly look at how the Middle East and African aviation markets are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, helping you understand the schedule changes and manage the impact so we can navigate through this crisis together.

The data is supplied by OAG using its … read more

  • Destinations

South-Africa South Africa: All rhinos in Pilanesberg National Park have been dehorned

The North West Parks Board, the governmental organisation responsible for the management of protected areas and public nature reserves in South Africa’s North West Province, has announced the decision to trim the horns of all black rhinos and all white rhinos in Pilanesberg National Park. The dehorning of the animals has been done with the help … read more

  • Destinations

Tanzania Tourists land in Tanzania as hotels, firms and schools resume

Plane loads of tourists aboard Ethiopian, KLM and Turkish airlines are expected to land in Tanzania in the next one week, marking a critical milestone in the on-going re-opening of the country’s economy following nearly two months of lockdown. The country’s commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, hotels and schools are all heeding President Jo… read more

  • Destinations

Namibia Namibia: Locals Urged to assist Hard-Hit Tourism Industry

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has called on Namibians to support the local tourism sector, which has been crippled by the Covid-19 pandemic. The ministry's spokesperson, Romeo Muyunda, said they have ensured to work with all stakeholders to uphold that Namibia remains a tourism destination of choice … read more

  • Flights

UAE Emirates Emirates implements new health safety rules as it resumes operations

The new measures took effect with the resumption of regularly scheduled passenger flights to nine destinations.

"Emirates is implementing a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the traveller’s journey, to enhance the sanitisation of all touchpoints, and ensure the health and safety of our customers and employees. The risk of catc… read more

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