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  • Destinations

Gambia Plans in the offing to bring back Scandinavian tourists to Gambia

The Minister of Tourism and Culture, Abdoulie Jobe, has revealed that plans are afoot to attract Scandinavian tourists (Sweden and Demark), to destination Gambia once again, following a considerable spell of dwindling presence.

Scandinavian tourists ‘discovered’ the Gambia and constituted the bulk of tourist … read more

  • Cruise

Cruise NCL NCL passengers left in Africa highlight value of cruise line excursions

A group of eight cruise passengers were stranded in the African island nation of Sao Tome and Príncipe after their independant shore excursion arrived late at the port. The group of US and Australian passengers, which includes a pregnant woman and a paraplegic guest, booked a private shore excursion in Sao Tome when the ship docked on Mar… read more

  • Flights

Uganda Uganda Airlines Uganda Airlines: Expanding African carriers’ wings

The rebranded Uganda Airlines is opening up the African skies albeit gradually, while also expanding into the hitherto monopolised routes of major carriers. The revived East African carrier is steadily becoming a giant in African space with its tenacious expansion of routes in the last four years when it began operations.

The airlin… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria United Nigeria Airlines United Nigeria Airlines gets GCAA approval to commence flight

United Nigeria Airlines Company, has received the nod of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to commence scheduled flight operations into the country. This was announced in a statement today by the Head, Corporate Communications, Mr.  Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu.

The approval of the request by United Nigeria Airlines to… read more

  • Destinations

Gambia Gambia Experience adds extra october half term and Xmas flights

Additional October and December flights to The Gambia have been announced by UK specialist tour operator The Gambia Experience to meet high customer demand.

With holidays sold out for its Friday 20th October departure, The Gambia Experience has secured an extra Gatwick flight for seven night holidays during the popular half term per… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels Radisson Hotel Radisson reveals plans for seven hotels across Africa

The Radisson Hotel Group said it plans to open seven new hotels in Africa, contributing over 1,400 rooms to its portfolio on the continent. This new properties includes Radisson's first in Gambia and introduces new brands to the key markets of Nigeria, Egypt and Kenya.

• The Radisson Collection Resort, Marsa Alam Port Phoenice, set … read more

  • Miscellaneous

European-Union EU raises bar for Gambian & Senegalese visa applicants

European officials have confirmed to The Point that they will continue to "raise the bar" for visa applicants from countries such as The Gambia and Senegal as protest and dispute over deportations of asylum seekers linger. Despite the endless arguments across the EU from both the pro and anti-deportation camps over who has the right to stay or n… read more

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