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  • Destinations

3 African Destinations that should be travel hotspots

With the promise of a vaccine in the near future, individuals across the globe have set their sights on their next vacation, with many nations anticipating a surge in tourism as travel becomes feasible once again. Some countries – South Africa, Mauritius and Egypt, to name a few – have been popular destinations for decades, but certain ot… read more

  • Flights

Board of directors recommends liquidation

Malawi Airlines could be wound up.

This is in any case what emerges from the resolutions of the board of directors of the Malawian parastatal company (51% for the State and 49% for Ethiopian Airlines), held on March 25, to which Weekend Nation had access. “The directors have valued the company and found it technically insolread 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

  • Miscellaneous

Introduction: Zambia, Tafika Travel Advisor

Tafika Travel Advisor was established to advise and help our clients how best they can plan, budget, spend their travel in the Southern Africa countries. We are specialized in arranging safari trips for Zambia, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa.

We are the only independent ground handling company … read more

  • Opinion

The African Battleground: Ethiopian Airlines vs Kenya Airways vs SAA

The African aviation market has seen plenty of change in the past years. As South African Airways’ situation has worsened, that of Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways has improved. The two have battled to become the leading hub in East Africa. Ethiopian Airlines has moved ahead now, but this was not always the case. This article looks at this b… read more

  • Accomodation

Malawi Sunbird Waterfront Hotel Opens May - 42-Roomed New Beach Resort

As part of boosting its services in the tourism industry, Malawi's leading hotel chain, Sunbird Hotels and Resorts is geared to open its new premier beach resort in the lakeshore side of Salima District in May.

Named Sunbird Waterfront, a 42-room new beach resort is located adjacent to Sunbird Livingstonia Beach and has all r… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Department of Tourism hosts Eighth Best Practice Workshop

In the pursuit for excellence, organisations are constantly exploring new ways to work better and smarter. Sharing of best practice is a benchmarking mechanism which is at the forefront of many organisational strategies. Align to this, the Department of Tourism today hosted its 8th Sharing of Best Practices Workshop virtually with countri… read more

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