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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
The event, which was due in July, will now take place in Kigali on October 14-15, 2021.
“Although we were confident Rwanda, and the venue in Kigali, have excellent Covid protocols in place, we felt there is still enough uncertainty around the region along with travel restrictions by some governments, that could impact many of… read more
China's civil aviation regulator has announced the suspension of a RwandAir flight, an Ethiopian Airlines flight and a Turkish Airlines flight after several passengers on the routes recently tested positive for Covid-19.
Five passengers tested positive on RwandAir flight WB9500 on March 21, and the flight will be suspended for tw… read more
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
Founded in 2001, Auric Air is a small private company operating with around ten planes from its bases in Mwanza, Dar-es-Salaam and Arusha in Tanzania. The carrier offers scheduled flights as well as non-scheduled private charter flights on demand.
Auric Air is continuing its fleet densification plan. The Tanzanian saf… read more
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
Amidst optimism and rays of hope in reviving the tourism sector, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) officially launched the 6th Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE 2021) the first-ever virtual tourism expo.
POATE is a tourism exposition organized annually by the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB). It brings together domestic, regional and internationa… read more
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is eagerly making efforts to
successfully restart and sustain tourism despite disruptions caused by
the COVID-19 pandemic. In June 2020, Rwanda began to put measures in
place to facilitate the safe restart of tourism.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions in… read more
Air Senegal is positioning itself as a “linker” between the ECOWAS and CEMAC zones. In Central Africa, especially in Cameroon and Gabon, there is indeed a strong West African community.
Air Senegal continues to expand its African network. On Monday March 29, 2021, the Senegalese na… read more
The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, NANTA, is championing the promotion of” Africa to Africa” Tourism campaign in collaboration with some African indigenous airlines, Kenya Airways, Egypt air, Ethiopian Airlines and Rwanda Air.
With the projected 3.4 trillion dollars Gross Domestic Product ( GDP) rated … read more