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  • Miscellaneous

Botswana Tourism Botswana Travel and Tourism Expo makes an impressive return

The annual Botswana Travel and Tourism Expo (BTTE) has made a grand in-person return since the last one was held in 2019.

Having been suspended since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual tourism show received impressive reception from the travel trade in Kasane.

Destination workshops, MICE Forum, and other i… read more

  • Rail

Rail Namibia TransNamib TransNamib To Upgrade Rail, Locomotives

TransNamib of Namibia has embarked on the rehabilitation and maintenance of the railway line as part of plans to improve the company’s ability to operate and move freight safely.

Abigail Raubenheimer, Corporate Communications Manager at TransNamib says the Namibian government as the owner of the railway infrastructure has rea… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Botswana Kasane set to host Botswana Travel and Tourism Expo

The Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) is set for this year’s Botswana Travel and Tourism Expo (BTTE) scheduled to take place from the 29th of November to 3rd December 2022 in Kasane. The annual tourism expo provides an opportunity for the global tourism industry to meet on a one-on-one basis with their Botswana tourism industry c… read more

  • Flights

Botswana Air Botswana Air Botswana puts its last ATR42-500 on sale

The aircraft offered for sale is the last of the ten ATR42-500s formerly operated by Air Botswana, either owned or leased, since 1998.

Air Botswana will permanently dispose of its last ATR42-500 (A2-ABN, MSN 507). A call for tender has been published for this purpose. The tender is open to all interested national and internationa… read more

  • Accomodation
  • Conservation & Wildlife

Hotels Wilderness-Safaris-Logo Wilderness reveals new brand and website

A new Wilderness is here. From humble beginnings in Botswana almost 40 years ago, the company started with a few rustic tents, a single Land Rover, two dedicated safari guides, and a dream of showcasing Africa’s iconic wild places. Wilderness has since grown into a world-leading conservation and hospitality company, with over 3,000… read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Visa Free Travel - Kenya, South Africa pact boosts AfCFTA

For Kenyans to travel to South Africa, they were required to pay US$40 for the visa while they also had to provide proof they had sufficient funds and had booked return flight tickets.

Kenya and South Africa, some of the two strongest economies on the African continent, have agreed to reduce barriers to cross-border movement by allowing vi… read more

  • Rail

Zambia Zambia accelerating efforts to ensure railway sector improves

Transport and Logistics Minister Frank Tayali says Zambia is accelerating efforts to ensure that the railway sector improves its efficiency and contributes to the movement of heavy and bulk cargo in the region, thereby preserving the road infrastructure.

Mr Tayali has further noted that collaboration with the private sector is key t… read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica FlySafair FlySafair gets OK for new regional routes

South Africa's low-cost carrier FlySafair has received approval to operate flights to 11 new regional destinations within the southern African region.

Earlier this year, the low-cost carrier applied for rights to operate connections to a number of new destinations throughout the southern African region as well as additional frequenc… read more

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