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  • Flights

Namibia Flynamibia Airlink buys 40% of Fly Namibia

Namibia's growing economy is increasingly dependent on air connectivity for the movement of people and goods. Since the demise of Air Namibia in 2021, the private carrier Fly Namibia has emerged as the leading player in the local market. To accelerate its growth, it wants to rely on the experience of Airlink, the leading airline in… read more

  • Flights

AA WorldFlight Air traffic controllers suspend strike in West and Central Africa

A 48-hour strike by air traffic controllers in West and Central Africa has been suspended, their union said on Saturday.

The strike, which started on Friday, has disrupted flights across the region and left hundreds of passengers stranded at airports on Saturday. The Union of Air Traffic Controllers’ Unions (USYCAA), which called t… read more

  • Destinations

Madagascar Madagascar Reduces Visa Fees

Madagascar’s Ministry of Tourism has announced that, for  visits of up to 15 days, travellers will no longer need to pay a visa fee to enter the country. Only a €10 fee for border control formalities is required for such short trips. The cost of 30-day visas remains at €35.

Source: Madagascar Tourism / Asisten Travel

  • Cruise

Cruise Holland America Holland America to return to Africa in 2023 for circumnavigation of continent

Holland America Line will reprise its African circumnavigation voyage in 2023 with a 73-night cruise around the entire continent.

The Grand Africa Voyage will depart Fort Lauderdale, Florida on October 10th, 2023 and visit 26 ports in 22 countries and territories, including four overnight calls.

The shore excursions in destina… read more

  • Flights

Italy Neos Neos returns to Mauritius after a 6-year absence

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Italian tour operator Alpitour S.p.A, Neos has been offering low-cost flights to major holiday destinations in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas since 2002.

Neos will return to Mauritius on 20 December 2022. From that date, the Italian carrier will offer 1 weekly flight (Tuesday) bet… read more

  • Rail

Mozambique World Bank supports urban transport in the Maputo Metropolitan area

The World Bank has approved a $250 million grant from the International Development Association (*IDA) to improve mobility and accessibility in the Maputo Metropolitan Area (MMA).

The funds will be utilized to build the first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system and associated facilities in the Maputo Metropolitan Are… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Regent Seven Seas Regent Seven Seas to sail Dubai and Cape Town cruises for 2024/25

Regent Seven Seas Cruises will sail a Dubai to Cape Town voyage in December, 2024 and a Cape Town to Athens cruise in 2025, as part of a wider announcement of its 160 itineraries for the 2024/25 season.

The collection spans every continent, from Africa and Arabia, to Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Canada, New England, Alaska, and … read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Silver Sea Silversea expands African itineraries for 2024 with six ships and 19 voyages

Silversea Cruises has expanded its range of cruise itineraries in South Africa and the rest of the continent for the 2024/25 cruise season, with new expeditions, destinations and ships.

An unprecedented six ships will explore more than 60 destinations in 23 countries in Africa and the Indian Ocean, with expedition options abo… read more

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