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Fitur FITUR 2022 doubles trade participation at an edition with a recovery in mind

FITUR 2022, the International Tourism Trade Fair, has been organised by IFEMA MADRID. It has held a special tourism recovery edition since last Tuesday, 19th January, and closed its doors today. The strong results highlight the efforts by the entire tourism industry value chain to generate new opportunities to be able to look forward to 2… read more

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UN United Nations Flag World Health Organisation calls for international travel bans to be lifted

International travel bans should be lifted or eased, the World Health Organization has urged.

Restrictions on travel “do not provide added value” and continue to contribute to “economic and social stress”.

The UN health organisation updated its international health regulations during an emergency meeting by video conference from Gene… read more

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QATAR Airways Qatar Airways issued a statement on Airbus A350 Aircraft

On 20 January 2022, Qatar Airways, through the legal proceedings against Airbus in the Technology & Construction division of the High Court in England, sought an expedited hearing of a preliminary issue to address our serious and legitimate safety concerns regarding the surface degradation condition adversely impacting our Airbus A350… read more

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Nigeria Nanta NANTA calls for downward review of Covid test, knocks IATA

There has been complaints from passengers of the challenges they have to grapple with in accessing the international travel portal to get their travel permit, QR code, make payments etc to enable them travel.

In this interview, President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, NANTA, Mrs. Susan Akporiaye speaks on these challenge… read more

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AA WorldFlight Why has South Africa had so many short-lived airlines?

Over the last three decades, there has been an abundance of South African airlines that have ceased operations. Some veterans have become a thing of the past, while many newcomers have also stopped flying in such a short period of aviation history.

A major shift

In the early 1990s, South Africa’s government went through a nota… read more

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ITB Berlin ITB Berlin Convention 2022: A high-level exchange of expert views

A new concept for the world’s leading travel trade show in 2022: the ITB Berlin Convention will take place from 8 to 10 March 2022 as an entirely virtual event. This will be followed on 17 March by the Digital Business Day, a user-friendly networking platform where buyers and exhibitors can exchange views and generate successful business.… read more

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WTTC WTTC announces new dates for its 2022 Global Summit in Manila

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has announced that its highly anticipated 21st Global Summit will now take place in Manila, Philippines, from 20-22 April 2022 - just a month from its original March date.

Julia Simpson, WTTC President & CEO said: “As countries around the world begin to unlock the door to tra… read more

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Business Travel Survey shows business travellers will take to the skies in 2022

In a recent travel trend survey conducted by FCM during the month of October 2021, 175 respondents from 26 countries, including South Africa, provided answers to burning issues such as the impact of vaccines on travel, how to tackle safety, what we can expect from travel costs, and many more. The vast majority (63%) of respondents indicated that… read more

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AA Travenews 5 email marketing tactics for small businesses

There is a simple reason for the above and that it's much easier to sell to your existing customer base than it is to sell to new people.

The trust factor is there!

They gave you permission to email them and believe it or not, they are looking forward to your amazing content/promotions or anything else you got to offer.
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AA Travenews Omicron wave may cut future severity of Coronavirus, study shows

A strong wave of coronavirus infections driven by the omicron variant could hasten the end of pandemic disruptions as it appears to cause less severe illness and provides protection against the delta variant, South Africa-based researchers said.

A laboratory study that used samples from 23 people infected with the omicron variant in… read more

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