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Final preparations in place for Arabian Travel Market 2021 in-person event in Dubai

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has reconfirmed that the 2021 edition of its annual showcase, will go-ahead in-person at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) on Sunday 16 to Wednesday 19 May, as final preparations are being put in place, in particular health and safety.

In addition to Reed Exhibitions’ Global COVID-19 ‘Safety Shows’ Health &… read more

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Travel Agents Want Govt to Introduce Loan Relief Measures to Cushion the Sector

The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) has urged the government to issue new guidelines to banks to offer moratoriums on loan interests by travel agents. KATA Chairman Mohammed Wanyoike said the players have experienced cash flow challenges occasioned by restrictions following the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly lockdowns th… read more

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GBTA announces new dates for 2021 Convention

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has shifted the dates of its GBTA Convention 2021 to November 17-19 in Orlando, Florida. The decision to change the dates of The Business Travel Event of the Year  was made after taking into consideration feedback from members, exhibitors and sponsors and in recognition of the curr… read more

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Latest global flight demand trends

There has been plenty of positive news for the travel industry globally over the past weeks. With vaccination rates in key outbound tourism countries such as the UK and the USA increasing, the implementation of travel corridors for Israeli and Australian travellers, as well as the relaxing of quarantine measures in popular destinations su… read more

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AVIATION AFRICA postponed until October

The event, which was due in July, will now take place in Kigali on October 14-15, 2021.

“Although we were confident Rwanda, and the venue in Kigali, have excellent Covid protocols in place, we felt there is still enough uncertainty around the region along with travel restrictions by some governments, that could impact many of… read more

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WTM open entries for World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021

Entries are open for the WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021, with this year’s ceremony including a series of Global Awards for the first time.

The awards, first launched in 2004, recognise and reward businesses and destinations which are contributing to more sustainable and responsible tourism industry. Winners are … read more

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Africa Travel Week 2021 wraps up

Held from 7 to 9 April, the virtual event included headline shows, World Travel Market Africa (WTM Africa) and International Luxury Travel Market Africa (ILTM Africa), where buyers and tourism destinations and products connected online to reignite tourism to the continent.

A content programme also featured over 40 panel discussions and pre… read more

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AFRAA & IATA discuss key priorities

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) secretary general Abdérahmane Berthé, had a consultative meeting on April 8 with the newly appointed IATA regional vice president for Africa & Middle East, Kamil H Al-Awadhi, following his recent assumption of office in March 2021. Berthé and Al-Awadhi discussed key priorities for botread more

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