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Now that the Corona virus is making a lesser impact on society, many tourists dare to travel again and are also looking to intercontinental options. For Africa this means more European visitors to country’s like Morocco, Cape Verde, Egypt and Gambia. This conclusion is based on holiday bookings and search popularity rising post Corona. Especiall… read more
As this year tourist season promises a good number of arrivals, the first maiden flight from Poland on Friday arrived in The Gambia with 189 on board.
The aircraft was received on arrival at the Banjul International Airport by officials of the Gambia Tourism Board as well as Tour Operators.
Speaking to journalists shortly afte… read more
Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have announced a visa ban slapped on Gambians and 20 other nationalities seeking to visit Dubai with immediate effect.
"This is to inform you that we will not be posting 30 days visa applications for these nationalities effective today October, 18, 2022," the notice read in part. O… read more
Information has reached this medium that Titan Airways - a British Airline has cancelled its first four rotations to Destination Gambia.
Titan Airways, a British charter airline was founded in 1988 and specialises in short-notice ACMI and wet lease operations as well as ad-hoc passenger and cargo charter services to tour oper… read more
The German cruise line Phoenix Reisen will cruise a grand voyage up the coast of West Africa from Cape Town in 2023. The vintage cruise liner Artania will depart Cape Town on February 26th, 2023 bound for Dakar, the bustling capital of Senegal.
The nearly-30-year old cruise ship offers a relaxed, laid-back cruise exper… read more
Holland America Line is joining the line-up of cruise lines sailing from Cape Town, South Africa in 2023, with Zuiderdam set to cruise up the West African coast. The 85,000 gross ton, 1,964-passenger Zuiderdam will depart Cape Town on March 14th, 2023 bound for Amsterdam in The Netherlands.
The 35-night grand voyage will v… read more
Seabourn will be sending Seabourn Sojourn to South Africa in 2023 to sail a one-off 30-night cruise from the ‘Mother City’ to Barcelona in Spain. Seabourn Sojourn will depart Cape Town on April 27th, 2023, bound initially for the West Coast of Africa, before heading out into the Atlantic to visit the islands of Cape Verde and the C… read more
Holland America Line will sail a grand voyage from Cape Town to Fort Lauderdale in 2022 aboard Zaandam.
The 27-night itinerary will depart Cape Town on November 23rd, 2022 and bounce up the West African coast initially, before crossing the Atlantic via Cape Verde and Puerto Rico to end the cruise in Florida. Prices start at U… read more
Gambian Schengen visa applicants have voiced concerns over the prolonged period of visa processing at EU embassies.
The Point has learned that short-term visa applicants from The Gambia now have to wait for almost 50 days to receive their travel documents from European embassies like Germany.
The processing of visa docu… read more
Tourism has been a fundamental component of the African economy for years, with many countries depending on the industry as a primary source of revenue.
In addition to supporting the economy directly through foreign currency, tourism in Africa has become a reliable source of income for many locals. Some of these individuals w… read more