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  • Destinations

New Seychelles Tourism Minister sworn in

Sylvestre Radegonde, the new Tourism Minister for the Seychelles, will also hold the portfolio of Foreign Affairs – a marked departure from the past government where Tourism was enjoined by Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine.

The new Minister, in his first address yesterday to the nation after being sworn in, urged the tourism industr… read more

  • Flights

Airlink breaks with the past by introducing new logo

South Africa’s privately-owned airline Airlink is ending its 23-year-old franchise agreement with South African Airways. The airline entered a strategic alliance with South African Airways in 1997. Today, the airline revealed its new stunning livery to match its rebranding.

Airlink revealed its brand new livery today as it al… read more

  • Flights

Air Namibia suspends flights to South Africa for 4 weeks

From November 16, and until December 13, Air Namibia flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town (via Walvis Bay) will be suspended.

The temporary suspension of its 2 routes to South Africa is the consequence of the dispatch for maintenance of 2 of its 4 Embraer ERJ-135, for a period of 4 weeks (from November 16), exp… read more

  • Safari

Tanzania's Serengeti scoops Africa's leading National Park Award

The World Travel Awards has declared Serengeti as the 2020 African's leading National Park.

A press statement issued by the Tanzania National Parks Authority early on Tuesday stated that "... instead of the traditional gathering of the African gala, the 27 world travel winners were united virtually and announced on Monday Nov… read more

  • Flights

Air Botswana resumes regional flights

Botswana’s National Airways, Air Botswana has announced plans to re-commence scheduled regional operations. The airline on Monday said the decision was in accordance with the government’s announcement to relax international travel restrictions.

According to Air Botswana, re-commencement of its scheduled regional operations is effread more

  • Flights

Airlink back into Botswana

Airlink will resume its flights to Gaborone, Kasane and Maun this month.

This comes after Botswana President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, made a declaration opening the country’s airports from Monday, November 9. The country began allowing private charter flights at the beginning of the month.

Airlink … read more

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Cahrter flights permitted to Botswana as of Nov 1st

Charter flights will be re-authorized for departures and arrivals in Botswana from 1 November. Only the international airports of Maun and Kasane will initially be open. International flights have been suspended in the country since March 28.

From next Sunday, November 1, charter flights will once again be allowed to depart and arri… read more

  • Safari

Desert & Delta Safaris raise $20,000 tp support Elephants

Luxury Botswana safari operator Desert & Delta Safaris announce that they have doubled their initial target of $10,000 and raised an incredible amount of $20,000 for Elephants Without Borders, more than doubling their initial target. This astonishing amount of money was raised through Desert & Delta Safaris’ exc… read more

  • Destinations

Seychelles reopens to several African countries

Travellers from the ten African countries listed below will be permitted to enter Seychelles from: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Niger, Burundi, Ghana, Rwanda, Botswana, Cote D’Ivoire and Kenya.

Seychelles has so far, recorded low numbers of Covid-19… read more

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