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  • Accomodation

Hotels Marriott Four Points Dar es Salaam

Four Points by Sheraton, one of Marriott International’s fastest-growing hotel brands, is celebrating its rapid international growth by taking its love of craft beer one pint further. As part of a global series of biergarten-themed events, the recently opened Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel in Tanzania will … read more

  • Destinations

Tanzania Tourists land in Tanzania as hotels, firms and schools resume

Plane loads of tourists aboard Ethiopian, KLM and Turkish airlines are expected to land in Tanzania in the next one week, marking a critical milestone in the on-going re-opening of the country’s economy following nearly two months of lockdown. The country’s commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, hotels and schools are all heeding President Jo… read more

  • Rail

Rail TAZARA TAZARA operations interupted by landslide

The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is frantically working on restoring train operations following a disruption occasioned by a landslide that occurred on 30th April 2020 around the Mwakanga area, 32 kilometres South-West of Dar es Salaam.

The landslide was caused by heavy and persistent rainfall in the area, which weaken… read more

  • Flights

AA WorldFlight COVID-19: Middle East and Africa market update

Middle East capacity

Following steep double-digit drops in recent weeks, the rate of capacity decline from and within the Middle East slowed last week (w/c May 11) to 2.7%. In total there were 1 million departure seats in the region’s market, a slight fall of 28,000 seats week-on-week. However, the figure meant that the Middle East’… read more

  • Miscellaneous
  • Destinations

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AA Travelnews Zambia reopens border with Tanzania

Zambia reopened its Nakonde border with Tanzania on Friday for cargo after a five-day closure of the key transit point for copper and cobalt exports and fuel imports, but people were still not allowed to cross, a provincial minister told Reuters.

President Edgar Lungu had shut the border on Sunday after the town of Nakonde recorded 76 case… read more

  • Miscellaneous
  • Destinations

Zambia, Tanzania in talks over border closure

Zambia and Tanzania are in talks over public health management amid the coronavirus pandemic, a day after the former shut its joint international border, officials said.

Last Saturday, Zambia recorded as many as 85 virus cases, 76 of which were detected in Nakonde. Chitalu Chilufya, Zambia’ s health minister, said both the countries were p… read more

  • Rail

Rail TAZARA Tanzania Railway Corporation

Tanzania Railway Corporation is continuing with compensation in Dodoma for all citizens who have been impacted by the construction project of the modern railway in Morogoro. Covid-19 protocols are in place to mitigate risk to the community.

  • Rail

Rail TAZARA TAZARA without cross border traffic

From next week, the TAZARA passenger trains will not cross the border between Tanzania and Zambia. Instead, the passenger trains will run within the respective boundaries of Tanzania and Zambia.

  • Flights
  • Beyond Africa

Germany Hahn Air Hahn Air partners with 40 new airlines in 2020

Hahn AIR has contracted 40 new partners all over the world to use their sales- and ticketing facilities.

17 of the new partners will be using the product HR-169 and hence have entered into an interline agreement with Hahn Air. The remaining 23 carriers are taking advantage of the products H1-Air or X1-Air for airlines that are looki… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Malawi Blantyre International Airport ready for wide-body aircraft in January 2020

According to Malawi 24, the rehabilitation of the main runway of the second important airport platform in Malawi, Blantyre, has been completed. According to the Malawi Minister of Transport and Public Works, the airport will resume receiving large aircraft from January 2020.

"I am pleased to inform the airlines that the runway rehabilitati… read more

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