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  • Destinations

East Africa Tourism Platform calls for embracing regional single visa

The East Africa Tourism Platform (EATP), the umbrella body for the tourism sector in the region on Wednesday urged Tanzania, Burundi and South Sudan to embrace the East African tourist visa regime.

Frank Mugisha, managing director of EATP said that Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda are already part of the single regional tourist visa… read more


  • Miscellaneous

Tanzania to host first East Africa Tourism Expo

Tanzania will host the first East African Regional Tourism Expo (EARTE) 2021, in October. The tourism expo will be held in the northern tourist circuit of Arusha from October 9, to October 16, according to the statement from EAC headquarters.

EARTE 2021, which is the first of its kind to be held in the region, is aimed at pro… read more


  • Miscellaneous

DRC and Burundi expand aviation cooperation

Initially scheduled from 10 to 12 August, the fourth DRC-Burundi joint grand commission was finally held in Kinshasa from 31 August to 2 September. The meeting enabled the two parties to initial several agreements, including one in the field of air transport.

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Burundi are driven by the desire to… read more



  • Flights

Kenya Airways strengthens its presence in London

In early June, Kenya Airways resumed flights to London after a two-month forced halt amid tensions between the UK and Kenya over reciprocal travel conditions.

Kenya Airways is expanding its services to the UK.  Since 20 July, the Kenyan national airline has been offering two flights a week (compared to o… read more


  • Flights

RwandAir returns to London after 5 months absence

Rwanda remains on the red list of countries whose nationals are banned from entering the UK. The list includes more than 50 countries, mainly in South America and Africa, where the risk of coronavirus infection is high, according to the British authorities.  Other African countries on the list are: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cape Verde, DRC… read more


  • Destinations

Tanzania targets becoming Africa's Medical Tourism Hub

Government's drive to make Tanzania a medical tourism hub received a boost yesterday following the launching of two state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI). President Samia Suluhu Hassan inaugurated the Cathlab plant connected to the Carto 3 (3D & mapping electrophysiology System) capable of d… read more


  • Flights

IATA outlines three priorities for Africa

The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) outlined three priorities for African governments to ensure that the airline, travel and transport industry survives the Covid-19 crisis and is able to support economic recovery, growth and development throughout the continent.

The three priorities are:

In 2020, a handful of… read more


  • Miscellaneous

IATA outlined three priorities for African governments

In 2020 a handful of African airlines secured US$ 2.04 billion in government aid.  Most of this (US$ 2.02bn) was distributed through direct government loans, equity financing and cash injections. Despite this, 8 airlines in Africa filed for bankruptcy or entered business administration over the past 12 months.

Over US$ 30bn has been… read more


  • Flights

Air Tanzania makes Guangzhou its 2nd destination outside Africa

Air Tanzania will open a direct route between Dar-Es-Salaam and Guangzhou on March 20. The Tanzanian national company announced it on social media this Friday, March 5.

It provides for 1 weekly flight(every Saturday) between the Tanzanian capital and the Chinese city. This will be carried out in a Boeing 787-8 Dr… read more


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