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  • Flights

Zimbabwe FastJet Fastjet launches Botswana Ffight

Fastjet Zimbabwe yesterday flew its inaugural flight from Victoria Falls to Maun in Botswana, the centre for the tourism industry of the Okavango Delta, in a development that will boost local tourism.

The new service route will operate four times a week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

The new flight arrangement will… read more

  • Leisure

Hotels Mantis A different perspective on safaris from Zambezi Queen

River cruises have been a popular way to explore Europe from a different angle for quite some time, but it's not something people necessarily associate with an Africa vacation. However, river cruises are gaining popularity on the continent as an "out-of-the-box" way to experience a safari.

The Zambezi Queen Collection, a memb… read more

  • Flights

South Africa Airlink Logo Qatar Airways and Airlink sign codeshare agreement

Qatar Airways and Airlink have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travellers more choices, enhanced services and greater connectivity between 45 destinations in 13 countries across southern Africa and the rest of the world.

This new codeshare agreement means travellers can enjoy the simplicity of purchasing c… read more

  • Accomodation

AA Travenews Machaba Safaris opens luxury camp in Botswana's Okavango Delta

African-based safari operator Machaba Safaris will open Kiri Camp, a luxury tented camp in Botswana's Okavango Delta, in June.

With just 10 luxury tents, including two family tents, Kiri Camp is an intimate camp situated on a private concession in the heart of the Okavango Delta. The camp offers a combination of land and wate… read more

  • Flights

Zimbabwe FastJet Fastjet enters Botswana

The Zimbabwean subsidiary of the Fastjet Group continues its regional expansion by adding Botswana to its network.

From 30 June, Fastjet will offer four daily flights [Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday] between Victoria Falls and Maun in northwestern Botswana.  The frequency will be tri-weekly between 7 and 21 Septe… read more

  • Accomodation
  • Conservation & Wildlife

Hotel Sanctuary Sanctuary retreats opens two luxury properties in Namibia

Luxury travel brand Sanctuary Retreats has added two Namibia properties to its portfolio, its first in the country, bringing its collection of African lodges and camps to 14 locations.

The newcomers are the Okahirongo River Camp, which is located in the region of Marienfluss, and the Okahirongo Elephant Lodge, w… read more

  • Miscellaneous

SouthAfrica INDABA Durban prepares for Travel Indaba 2022 return as Africa’s tourism bounces back

After a two-year hiatus due to Covid, Africa’s Travel Indaba 2022 is preparing to welcome delegates from across the world to connect and do business contributing to the Africa’s tourism sector recovery.

Tourism role players and media gathered in the city of Durban (voted ‘Africa’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination… read more

  • Flights

Botswana Air Botswana Air Botswana privatisation process accelerates

All attempts to privatise Air Botswana over the past six years have so far failed. However, the Botswana government has still not given up hope of finding an investor to revitalise the national carrier, which has become a major financial burden on the national treasury over the years.

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