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  • Flights

Uganda Uganda Airlines Uganda Airlines wins traffic rights to serve Rwanda

Rwanda and Uganda intend to further boost their bilateral relations. At the 11th session of the Joint Standing Committee, the two neighbouring countries reviewed several existing agreements and took a number of decisions, notably in the air transport sector.

  • Miscellaneous

Zimbabwe Destination Zimbabwe shines at MATTA

Zimbabwe successfully exhibited for the first time at the recently concluded Malaysian Association Of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The fair ran for two days from 17 to 19 this month.

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), Executive Director for International Marketing, Mr. Jeffreys Manjen… read more

  • Rail

Rail Uganda Railways Refurbishment of the Kampala-Malaba Meter Gauge Railway Line

EAC Railway Rehabilitation Support – Project Refurbishment of the Kampala-Malaba Meter Gauge Railway Line.

The Government of Uganda has secured a loan from the African Development Bank for the EAC Railway Rehabilitation Support Project, which aims to refurbish the Kampala-Malaba Meter Gauge Railway Line. The project has two primary … read more

  • Miscellaneous

ITB Berlin ITB Berlin: African Destinations make a massive return this March

One of the globe’s leading tourism market place, Internationale Tourismus-Börse (ITB Berlin) will be making a return to live (person-to-person) event since 2019 when it last held the event in the marquee Messe Berlin Arena.

Scheduled to take place from March 7-9, 2023 in Messe Berlin in the Charlottenburg province, this year’s event has Ge… read more

  • Miscellaneous

ITB Berlin ITB Berlin makes a strong comeback with High international participation

Around 90 per cent of the available stand area is occupied – The multi-purpose hall hub27, which is fully booked, is the destination hot spot – Debut for the German marketplace – Cultural tourism organisers are represented in the Culture Lounge – High participation in the Travel Technology, Mobility and Cruise segments

A fitting live comeb… read more

  • Leisure

Hotels Hyatt Major hotel chains race to expand in Africa

Luxury hotels are expanding in Africa, with Marriott, Radisson Blu and Hyatt leading the way with new developments and acquisitions.

As international travellers troop back to Africa, some of the world’s major hotel chains are re-igniting a multi-billion dollar expansion race that began pre-pandemic.

Marriott, Radisson Blu… read more

  • Flights

Uganda UTB Next Month's Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo postponed

The Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo which was scheduled to be held next month has been extended by a month, organisers have said.

This year's expo was set to be held February 8 - 11 but has now been postponed to April 26 - 28, 2023 and according to Uganda Tourism Board, the rescheduling of the event will allow a comprehensiveread more

  • Destinations

Kenya Magical Kenya Kenya's Tourist arrivals from January to November Up 74.5%

Kenya has recorded a 74.5 per cent jump in tourists visiting the country from January to November compared to the same period last year, the latest industry data shows.

According to a performance update by the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB), the total number of arrivals in Kenya during the January - November 2022 period was 1,321,887 fro… read more

  • Flights

Seychelles 2022 Logo Nigeria and Seychelles to commence direct flight soon

The Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) arrangements Nigeria signed with other countries has increased following the ratification of the Republic of Seychelles by the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

A statement issued by Dr James Odaudu, Special Assistant to the Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika on Public Affairs, sa… read more

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