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  • Miscellaneous

AA WorldFlight Global air travel is set to recover 65% in Q3

A new report, produced for the World Travel Market (WTM) by ForwardKeys, reveals that in the third quarter of the year, July, August and September, global air travel is set to reach 65% of where it was before the pandemic in 2019. However, the revival is patchy, with some parts of the world doing much better than others and … read more

  • Flights
  • Beyond Africa

QATAR Airways Qatar Airways increases Berlin services to 11 weekly flights in September

The capital city of Germany, Berlin, is set to benefit from enhanced connectivity to over 150 destinations, courtesy of the World’s Best Airline, Qatar Airways. Following the increase in services from daily flights to initially 10 and further rising to 11 weekly flights from Berlin Brandenberg Airport, German passengers can enjoy flights on the … read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica FlySafair FlySafair to add new routes across Africa

South African airline FlySafair plans to add at least 10 new routes across sub-Saharan Africa to take advantage of a gap in the market left by the collapse of domestic rival Comair Ltd.

The closely held carrier will fly to capital cities such as Nairobi, Lusaka and Maputo alongside holiday destinations including Victoria Fread more

  • Destinations

Seychelles Tourist Board Visitors to Seychelles donate $775,000 to environmental fund

Seychelles' Environment Trust Fund has received more than $775,000 (SCR10 million) as voluntary contributions made by travellers to the island nation through the Seychelles Travel Authorisation Platform as of June 2022.

The announcement was made in a press statement from the Ministry for Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment o… read more

  • Cruise

AA Travenews Cape Town cruises for 2022/23 season

While 2021/22 was a disappointment for the South African cruise sector thanks to the Omicron variant, 2022/23 is looking to be much better, with 48 roundtrip itineraries scheduled.

The emergence of the Omicron variant in late 2021 forced many cruise lines to cancel their planned homeporting seasons in Cape Town, and when MSC Cruises pushed… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Hotels Hilton Hilton Africa & Indian Ocean hosted Women in Leadership Conference in Johannesburg

Hilton’s Africa & Indian Ocean (AIO) region closed off the final day of their three-day Women in Leadership Conference. This event was designed to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women throughout Hilton and female leadership across the group. The hybrid event was hosted at Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg and streamed online… read more

  • Destinations

Seychelles Tourist Board Seychelles remains a destination for all

The Seychelles Islands have been trending this week following the infamous account of an African American influencer who visited the destination briefly not long ago and said she was mistreated as a visitor.

The influencer’s article was posted at the beginning of the week where she recounted her ‘bad experience’ over allegati… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise MSC MSC Cruises offering free drinks packages on select Durban itineraries

MSC Cruises has rolled out an early booking promotion for its 2022/23 cruise season out of Durban, with free drinks packages on offer for guests who book this week. For any guests who book before Friday, May 20th, they’ll get a drinks package free, as long as the booking is for a Bella Balcony cabin or above.

“Whether yo… read more

  • Accomodation
  • Destinations

Mauritius Mauritius holds Its first sustainable Tourism awards

The first Sustainable Tourism Mauritius Awards 2022 was held, yesterday, at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava, in a bid to reward the safest and most sustainable stakeholders in the Tourism and Hospitality industry, as well as local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and recognise their genuine efforts to improve their businesses… read more

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