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  • Flights

Airlink inaugurates Entebbe in Uganda

Intra-African flights are gradually returning to normality as travel restrictions are eased. With this momentum, Airlink, Southern Africa's leading regional carrier, is spreading its wings to the east of the continent.

Airlink, Southern Africa's largest regional carrier is gradually rebuilding its network. The airline inau… read more

  • Flights

Fly Okavango set to launch in November

Botswana’s national airline flies to destinations within that country as well as to Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa.   Air Botswana does not operate a major international route network that facilitates the arrival of overseas tourists.

Botswana has always relied on major international airports in neighbourin… read more

  • Flights

Privatisation of Air Botswana: what if this time is right?

Initiated five years ago, all attempts to privatise Air Botswana have so far failed. 

And yet, the Botswana State has still not given up hope of finding an investor to revitalise the national carrier, which has been loss-making for several years. This is what is at stake in the discussions recently opened with a potential partner.

  • Destinations

Botswana rolls out e-visa regime to boost tourism and investments

The Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs through the Department of Immigration and Citizenship has launched the Online Visa Application Platform.

Speaking during the launch, the Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs Ms. Anna Mokgethi said through the platform applicants will be able to apply f… read more

  • Accomodation

Tembo Plains Camp

Great Plains, the iconic eco-tourism company is thrilled to announce the much anticipated Tembo Plains Camp, scheduled to open in August 2021. The new Zimbabwean opening, located on the private 118,000-hectare Sapi Reserve, whose northern border is over 40kms of the Zambezi River. The well-known Mana Pools Reserve, a UNESCO … read more

  • Destinations

Zimbabwe – two tourism land borders to reopen

Zimbabwe has reopened the Victoria Falls land border with Zambia for fully vaccinated tourists to allow the smooth flow of tourists between the two neighboring countries. The development follows the successful rollout of a vaccination program that has seen more than 60 percent of residents in the border town of Victoria Falls being v… read more

  • Destinations
  • Conservation & Wildlife

Great Plains' new Botswana tours transform guests into explorers

Dereck Joubert, CEO of Great Plains Conservation, and his wife, Beverly, will be launching a new range of conservation expeditions in Botswana.

The expeditions will be about discovery-based adventures, as opposed to ticking off a checklist, and will contribute to science by cataloguing events and wildlife. Travelers will reli… read more

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