Travel & Tourism

May 14, 2018
South Africa has promised another 5 billion rand ($400 million) capital injection to help its struggling state airline meet urgent financial obligations, the CEO of South African Airways (SAA) said.…
May 06, 2018
The population of African elephants is estimated to have declined by 111 000 over the past ten years. Eastern Africa, for example, has experienced an almost 50% reduction in its…
May 05, 2018
Jagged cliffs running along stunningly scenic coastlines, cities framed by sky-high mountains, lush indigenous forests, golden sand beaches and prides of lions basking in the afternoon sun, South Africa is one of…
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South African Airways needs R5 billion. NOW. That is what the national carrier’s new CEO Vuyani Jarana told Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) on April 24. The R5…
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May 02, 2018
Marriott Hotels has announced its debut in west Africa, with the opening of Accra Marriott Hotel. Owned by African Hospitality, the hotel is strategically located opposite the Kotoka International Airport. Set…
May 01, 2018
Etihad Airways is offering one night's free accommodation in Abu Dhabi to all guests travelling in Economy Class from destinations* in the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, and stopping over…
Apr 16, 2018
Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight touched down yesterday at N'djili Airport (Kinshasa International Airport - FIH). flydubai will operate daily flights to N’djili Airport with an enroute stop in Entebbe. flydubai…
Mar 31, 2018
South Africa will speed up visa processes and lure major conferences in an effort to boost foreign arrivals by 40 percent by 2021, its tourism minister said on Friday. The…
Mar 29, 2018
The Rand Show media launch kicked off in style this morning at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) at Nasrec, when the host with most and master of ceremonies, Idols star…
Mar 09, 2018
The Airports Council International has recognised JKIA for its excellence in customer service. It was named the best-improved airport in Africa in the 2017 ACI Airport Service Quality Awards. In…
Feb 09, 2018
Nigeria is close to establishing a new national carrier, the Nigeria Airways, that would be private-sector driven, Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika said on Thursday. The national carrier…
Jan 22, 2018
The global tourism industry has huge economic importance. It contributes 10% of the world’s gross domestic product and 6% of exports. One billion people a year travel somewhere in the…
Jan 05, 2018
A tourist was killed and 12 other people were injured in a hot air balloon crash near Luxor in Egypt on Friday, state-run news agency MENA reported. The balloon, with…
Dec 26, 2017
They say home is where the heart is. But for a large proportion of the world’s population, home is where the work is. Or the food is. Or safety. 14% of…

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