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- Zimbabwe: International Finance Corporation to Increase Vic Falls Flights By 5% to Boost Tourismby New Zimbabwe on 16/06/2021 at 09:29
[New Zimbabwe] A new partnership between the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the government will see flights between Harare and Victoria Falls registering a 5% increase.
- Egypt: First 'Fly Dubai' Flight Arrives in Sharm El Sheikhby Egypt Online on 16/06/2021 at 09:13
[Egypt Online] The first flight of Fly Dubai, a Dubai-based airline, landed on Tuesday 15/6/2021 at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport at 6:00 pm.
- Tunisia: Tunisair Express Soon On Tunis-Rome Routeby Tunis Afrique Presse on 16/06/2021 at 08:54
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisair Express, a subsidiary of the national carrier, will open from July 4, 2021, a new service from Tunis-Carthage to Rome-Fiumicino as part of the extension of its international network, the company announced on Tuesday.
- Eritrea: Tour to Historical Placesby Shabait on 16/06/2021 at 08:14
[Shabait] Adi-Keih, 15 June 2021- Over 150 youth in Adi-Keih and students of the Adi-Keih College of Business and Social Science conducted a visit to historical areas in the sub-zone in connection with 20 June, Martyrs Day.
- Zimbabwe: CDC Endorsement to Boost International Tourist Arrivalsby The Herald on 16/06/2021 at 07:43
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- Nigeria: Don't Patronise Visa Vendors, U.S. Consulate Charges Nigerian Studentsby This Day on 16/06/2021 at 07:12
[This Day] The US Mission Country Consular Coordinator, Ms. Susan Tuller has advised Nigerian students who intend to study in the United States of America not to patronise visa vendors or touts, saying that they often charge high fees and provide incorrect or misleading information to applicants.
- South Africa: Big Game Parks vs Big Farming - a Battle for the Ages On the Klaserie Riverby Daily Maverick on 15/06/2021 at 14:09
[Daily Maverick] On a small plot of land outside Hoedspruit, a fight has been brewing that goes to the very heart of South Africa's environmental legislation. One of the country's largest citrus exporters is taking on 15 of the biggest brands in nature conservation, with the provincial authorities so far favouring the former. If the final battle is lost, say the conservationists, it will be open season on the region's ecological treasures.
- Ethiopia: Awetu Park - Stimulating Tourism Economy, Restoring Societies' Interactionby Ethiopian Herald on 15/06/2021 at 13:15
[Ethiopian Herald] Being one of the areas that support the economic growth of a given state; tourism plays significant role in accelerating foreign currency earning via attracting tourists from all corners of the globe. Besides, it has undeniable role for creating jobs for the growing youths in the country. Blessed with natural and manmade resources, Ethiopia is the home of various touristic destinations.
- Africa: Tanzania Ranked Seventh in Africa for Promoting Tourism Sectorby Daily News on 15/06/2021 at 12:48
[Daily News] Tanzania is among the top ten countries in Africa which have recorded the fastest growth in the tourism sector.
- Kenya: Airline Travellers' Confidence Increase Despite Covid-19by Nairobi News on 15/06/2021 at 12:36
[Nairobi News] Regional airline Bluebird Aviation has expressed optimism of more people flying for leisure and business in Kenya and globally.
- Namibia: UNWTO Honours Geingob for Commitment to Tourismby New Era on 15/06/2021 at 08:45
[New Era] United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) secretary general Zurab Pololikashvili yesterday visited President Hage Geingob to brief him on the two-day UNWTO regional conference on brand Africa.
- Namibia: High-Risk Classification a Blow for Tourismby New Era on 15/06/2021 at 08:44
[New Era] Tourism and hospitality players say Namibia's classification, as a high-risk destination is a huge blow to the already struggling sector due to uncontrollable levels of Covid-19 new infections and deaths. The Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a warning to travellers against travelling to Namibia due to the escalating Covid-19 cases, placing the country under alert level four.
- Zimbabwe: Tourism Authority, DDF Air Travel Deal Boon for Tourismby The Herald on 15/06/2021 at 08:01
[The Herald] THE Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) and District Development Fund (DDF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) whose aim is to improve access to tourism facilities and resorts through seamless air travel countrywide.
- Tunisia: Over 350 Tourist Flights From Central and Eastern Europe Scheduled for June (Ontt's Belhassine)by Tunis Afrique Presse on 14/06/2021 at 10:45
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Over 350 tourist flights from Central and Eastern Europe are scheduled for June, National Office of Tunisian Tourism (ONTT) Director Moez Belhassine said Sunday.
- Egypt: PM Reviews Latest Tourism Movement Indicatorsby Egypt Online on 14/06/2021 at 10:33
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli met Saturday 12/06/2021 with Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Anani to follow up on the latest indicators of the tourism movement to Egypt.
- Tunisia: 'Tunisia Is Covid-Safe Tourist Destination' MOTby Tunis Afrique Presse on 14/06/2021 at 09:53
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Habib Ammar stated on Saturday that "Tunisia is ready to host tourists this summer and during the next winter season, thanks to the health protocol set up in the sector."
- Tunisia: ONTT Releases Tourism Promotional Video to Boost Tunisia Destinationby Tunis Afrique Presse on 14/06/2021 at 09:27
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A new promotional video to boost the tourism sector on the eve of the summer vacations was launched Friday by Tunisia's National Tourist Office (ONTT).
- Tanzania: Tanzania Targets Becoming Africa's Medical Tourism Hubby Citizen on 14/06/2021 at 09:19
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Government's drive to make Tanzania a medical tourism hub received a boost yesterday following the launching of two state-of-the-art medical equipment at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI).
- Kenya: Kenya Lifts Ban on UK Flights Effective Immediatelyby Capital FM on 14/06/2021 at 09:00
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya has lifted the ban on flights from the United Kingdom effective immediately while also altering some other conditions.
- Tanzania: Dakik, First Tanzanian Woman to Summit Everest, Named Tourism Ambassadorby East African on 14/06/2021 at 08:54
[East African] Tanzania's Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism Friday named Rawan Dakik as the country's Tourism Ambassador.
- Rwanda: RwandAir Suspends Flights to Uganda Over Covid-19 Surgeby East African on 14/06/2021 at 08:53
[East African] Rwanda's national carrier RwandAir has suspended flights to Entebbe International Airport due to a surge in Covid-19 numbers in Uganda.
- Egypt: PM Discusses Situation of Tourism Sector, Vows Support to Help It Recoverby Egypt Online on 14/06/2021 at 07:52
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Thursday discussed a number of topics of concern to Egypt's tourism sector in a bid to help it recover from the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic.
- Africa: Why Is It So Expensive to Fly in Africa?by Africa Renewal on 12/06/2021 at 16:37
[Africa Renewal] Frequent air travelers within Africa agree that the cost of air tickets is too high. So serious is this issue that top African aviation stakeholders met virtually early this year to discuss factors responsible for the high cost of airfares and to come up with suggestions on how to address such factors.
- Tanzania: Elephant, Buffalo Populations On the Rise in Serengeti National Parkby Daily News on 12/06/2021 at 07:44
[Daily News] Elephant populations in Serengeti National Park has increased from 6,000 in 2014 to more than 7,000 in 2020, according to the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI).
- Mauritius: International Travel Will Resume on July 15, 2021by Mauritius Tourism on 11/06/2021 at 20:29
[Mauritius Tourism] Port Louis -- Mauritius will be welcoming international travellers from 15 July 2021. The island will be opening in phases during 2021 and the first phase, from 15 July to 30 September 2021, will enable vaccinated travellers to enjoy a resort holiday on the island.
- Africa: 'Why Poor Air Connectivity in Africa May Persist'by This Day on 11/06/2021 at 13:44
[This Day] When the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) was launched in January 2018, it was enthusiastically embraced as the key that would unlock air travel in Africa.
- Nigeria: Onyema - Nigerian Pilots Deliver Greater Service to Airlines Than Expatriatesby This Day on 11/06/2021 at 13:41
[This Day] The Chairman/CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, in this interview says indigenous pilots spend longer time serving airlines than expatriates. Onyema also explained why he increased the salary of the airline's workforce recently. Excerpts:
- Nigeria: Airlines Record Low Patronage Over Insecurityby This Day on 11/06/2021 at 13:29
[This Day] Airlines have confirmed that passenger traffic has reduced in the last four weeks.
- Tanzania: Tourism Sector Heaves Sigh of Reliefby Daily News on 11/06/2021 at 11:44
[Daily News] THE government yesterday moved to reduce Tanzania Tourism Business Licence (TALA) for tour operators, a move it says will promote the country's key for exearning sector.
- Uganda: UAE Bars Entry for Uganda, DR Congo Travellers Over Covid-19by East African on 11/06/2021 at 07:02
[East African] The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will suspend entry for travellers coming from Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda starting June 11, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, state news agency WAM said on Wednesday.