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Rwanda has been confirmed as the next host of the secretariat of the East Africa Tourism Platform (EATP), a regional private sector body for tourism in East Africa, set up by TradeMark East Africa in 2011.
Established as an initiative to promote the East African Community as one tourism destination, EATP has been described by some a… read more
The Kampala Serena Hotel, like many other top ranked hospitality businesses in Kampala and Uganda, was compelled to literally close shop when the government closed the airport for international scheduled passenger traffic on the 22nd of March and alongside also closed the land borders to keep the virus pandemic out of the country. … read more
Gulf carrier Qatar Airways has today resumed flights from its Doha (DOH) hub to New York John F. Kennedy, with plans to restart services to Boston (BOS), Los Angeles (LAX) and Washington Dulles (IAD) from July 1.
The additions join the oneworld alliance member’s existing flights to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Dallas Fort-Worth (DFW),… read more
People travelling around the world has played a major role in the rapid spread of COVID-19. Airports are one of the high-risk areas for the spread of infectious diseases. East African Community (EAC which includes Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) and the German Government have been working together within their joint pr… read more
Air Tanzania this week expands operational frequencies on domestic routes, as the airline increases overall service from 92 to 109 weekly flights, starting 16JUN20. Planned operation for the period of 16JUN20 – 30JUN20 as follows.
Dar es Salaam – Dodoma 1 daily Dash 8
Dar es Salaam – Kigoma 2… read more
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB), which promotes tourism and investment for Rwanda, yesterday (17 June 2020) announced the reopening of tourism activities as well as the resumption of international travel for charter flights, effective 17 June 2020. Rwanda introduced specific precautionary measures, sidelined by robust health and safety guidel… read more
Tanzania just opened its travel and tourism industry and should stay aware of the ongoing development in neighboring Burundi.
In April the African Tourism Board Chairman Cuthbert Ncube urged Burundi to respect Africa and respect the dangers of COVID-19.
6 weeks later today
Burundi President Nkuruziza is dead, most likely on COV… read more
According to Qatar Airways’ updated time table, the airline is planning to resume flights to various destinations in Southern and East Africa in June 2020 and July 2020.
Flights to Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) resumed today (16 June 2020), while flights to Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban (South Africa), Windhoek (Namibia), M… read more
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