GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: An Ethiopian Airlines flight en route to Rome was hijacked on Monday (17 February) and forced to land in Geneva, where the hijacker has been arrested, police said.
18 Feb 2014 11:49
Online payments service provider, 3G Direct Pay and merchant services platform for mobile network operators in emerging markets, Kopo Kopo, have signed a partnership with the aim of supplying innovative payment options to the regional travel industry.
7 Feb 2014 10:08
South Africans travelling to Tanzania on holiday or business no longer require visas - and vice-versa. This significant move for co-operation between the two countries results from a bilateral country-to-country discussions and agreements.
25 Oct 2013 10:36
SkySafari, by Elewana, is an all-inclusive package, which is a blend of game-viewing opportunities, luxuriant accommodations, intimate dining choices and tailor-made experiences. SkySafari is all about ensuring exemplary and unfettered access to the wildlife spectacular that is Africa during each stage of the journey.
3 Oct 2013 11:33
NAIROBI, KENYA: The head of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has urged the Kenyan government and tour operators to reassure potential visitors about coming to the country given the deadly Nairobi mall attack.
26 Sep 2013 07:24
Global leader Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has appointed Lloyd Orr Communications, a well-known local agency that specialises in tourism and lifestyle clients, to handle the PR and communications for the launch of Africa Travel Week across the African continent.
Issued by Lloyd Orr 10 Sep 2013 10:23
ASMARA ERITREA: Eritrea's capital Asmara boasts buildings unlike anywhere else in Africa, a legacy of its Italian colonial past, when architects were given free rein for structures judged too avant-garde back home.
22 Aug 2013 10:23
NAIROBI, KENYA: Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta ruled out terrorism as a cause of the fire which ravaged Nairobi's main airport last week while confirming foreign agencies were helping authorities to determine the cause of the blaze.
12 Aug 2013 12:25
NAIROBI, KENYA: A devastating fire shut down Nairobi's international airport on Wednesday (7 August) in a major crisis that forced scores of flights at east Africa's biggest transport hub to be cancelled or diverted.
8 Aug 2013 12:58
Air Namibia has entered into a strategic alliance with model African airline, Kenya Airways in a deal that will see the two airlines share passengers between Windhoek, Nairobi and beyond.
By Nyasha Francis Nyaungwa 7 Aug 2013 14:01
Low-cost airline Mango's capacity will increase as it adds 30 weekly flights to its schedule after taking delivery of two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft in August.
9 Jul 2013 12:57
Auditing firm PwC on Thursday (13 June) projected total room revenue in SA would grow at a compound annual rate of 9.2% between now and 2017 after overall spending on rooms in all categories rose by 13.4% in 2012 to R15.2bn‚ reflecting an increase in stay-unit nights and a 5.3% rise in the average room rate.
By Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013 07:54
WASHINGTON USA: President Barack Obama will leave on a first African tour next month, visiting Senegal, Tanzania and South Africa, but his itinerary released on Monday (20 May) bypasses Kenya, an ancestral homeland.
21 May 2013 11:32
Hilton Worldwide has expanded its product offering in SA over the past six months and the US-based group intends to increase its presence in Africa‚ according to vice-president of operations for Africa and the Indian Ocean‚ Jan van der Putten.
16 May 2013 08:38
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