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Minister of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife, Michael Usi made an impromptu visit to R & L farm and game ranch at Bunda Lilongwe on Wednesday, 1st September, 2021 where, among others, he advised the owner of the establishment to follow the laws that govern the keeping of wild animals on private ranches.
The minister said the private ranch… read more
Air Senegal will begin U.S. service on Sept. 2. The carrier will fly twice weekly between Dakar and Baltimore, with a stop at New York JFK.
The state-owned airline launched operations in 2018 and has replaced the defunct Senegal Airlines.
Air Senegal will service New York and Baltimore with an Airbus A330-900neo configu… read more
Afrijet resumed its regional flights last February. Since then, the Gabonese carrier has been working to densify its offer in Central Africa, its favourite market where it is now one of the most dynamic operators.
Afrijet continues to expand its network. The private Gabonese company has announced the opening of a ne… read more
Pan-African Airline, ASKY has announced the resumption of flights to Malabo, Equatorial Guinea as from August 23, 2021.
Malabo will be connected to ASKY’s network from Lomé hub (Togo) to
all other destinations once a week as instituted by the Government of
Equatorial Guinea due to COVID restrictions. We will avail addit… read more
Asky Airlines will re-establish its services to Malabo in Equatorial Guinea on 23 August. This is according to a recent press release from the airline. For the resumption, the Togolese carrier will serve Malabo, initially, once a week on Mondays. The pan-African airline plans to increase the number of frequencies as the restr… read more
Hurtigruten Expeditions will expand its warm water offerings with the addition of its first Africa cruises, starting in 2022.
The Norway-based cruise line will offer West Africa cruises from Dakar, Senegal, on the MS Spitsbergen, visiting the Bissagos Islands and Cape Verde. The 13-day itinerary includes four countries… read more
Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the global tourism industry contributed
$9.2 trillion (about R134 trillion), or 10.4%, to global GDP. It was
considered one of the fastest-growing industries, accounting for at
least one in every four new jobs globally.
Fast forward to 2021, and the pandemic has all but crippled the
sector. Touri… read more
Vista Bank Group (‘Vista’) has closed the deal to acquire BNP Paribas’ majority interest in La Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et l’Industrie de la Guinée (BICIGUI) in Guinea.
The acquisition adds to Vista’s existing banking operations in Guinea, in addition to its banks in Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone and The… read more
Fast forward to 2021, and the pandemic has all but crippled the sector. Tourism demand – arrivals, travel, and the use of facilities and services – … read more
Dozens of meetings were organised, thousands of dollars were spent on the feasibility study, and 7 years later, Air Mano is still in the car park.
This community company is the result of the will of the heads of state of the Mano River Union, a West African regional organisation created in 1973, put in hibernation, then re-launched … read more