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    Jumia Ghana launches food festival to support local restaurants

    Africa's e-commerce platform Jumia has announced the launch of its Food Festival Campaign. The campaign, which will run until 11 April 2021, is organised in partnership with local restaurants and supermarkets, as well as blue-chip international restaurant chains such as KFC, Pizza Inn and Burger King...

    1 Apr 2021

    Island resorts leading recovery in global leisure travel, says ATM

    Many island economies are dependent on tourism and nowhere is this more apparent than in the Indian Ocean islands of the Maldives and the Seychelles...

    1 Apr 2021

    When 1 in 3 users are tourists, that changes the bike-share equation for cities

    Bike-share programmes don't just cater for residents. When tourists use them too, that greatly increases the value the whole community gets from these bikes.

    23 Mar 2021

    World's first space hotel set to open in 2027

    Called Voyager Station, the project will be built by Orbital Assembly Corporation which describes itself as "the world's first large-scale space construction company"...

    17 Mar 2021

    Vaccine passports may be on the way - but are they a reason for hope or a cause for concern?

    The pandemic has exposed inequalities in society. There is concern that tying freedoms to vaccinations may further disadvantage vulnerable groups...

    By Yara M. Asi 15 Mar 2021

    Africa hotel transactions set to increase as owners forced to consider disposal prospects - JLL

    According to JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group, Covid-19 is expected to impact the hotel sector in Sub-Saharan Africa in the long term with an increase in the number of transactions expected over the next few years...

    12 Mar 2021

    3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry

    With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand...

    By Jaeyeon Choe and Michael Di Giovine 8 Mar 2021

    Register for free business-to-business webinar, 24 March 2021

    Bizcommunity is proud to announce a media partnership with Success by Design in their forthcoming free webinar, titled 'B2B in Africa for Africa', taking place on Wednesday, 24 March 2021 at 12-12.40pm...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 5 Mar 2021

    Is it ethical to quarantine people in hotel rooms?

    From February 15, people travelling to the UK from a country on the UK's travel-ban list will be required to quarantine in a government-approved hotel for ten days...

    11 Feb 2021

    IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market

    The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

    10 Feb 2021

    New Mauritius route introduced for FlySafair

    South African airline FlySafair will be introducing a Johannesburg to Mauritius route once the two countries' borders reopen...

    8 Feb 2021

    Seychelles makes itself more accessible to potential visitors

    Seychelles is reviewing its entry requirement procedures so as to make the country more accessible to potential visitors as part of the restart of its tourism activities for 2021 and beyond...

    20 Jan 2021

    WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travellers

    With comprehensive Covid-19 testing allowing for the free and safe movement of travellers, there should be no further requirements for proof of vaccination from the coronavirus...

    By Linda Hohnholz 13 Jan 2021

    Global air travel demand grinds to a halt in November

    According to Alexandre de Juniac, IATA's director-general and CEO, this is because governments responded to new outbreaks with even more severe travel restrictions and quarantine measures...

    11 Jan 2021

    Safari company launches innovative training programme in East Africa

    Asilia Africa has launched a new training programme in East Africa to help upskill young Kenyans and Tanzanians. The programme launches with help from US$100,000 grant from the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries...

    8 Jan 2021

    Vaccines may soon make travel possible again. But how quickly will it return - and will it be forever changed?

    The Covid-19 pandemic brought the global tourism industry to a screeching halt in 2020. With vaccines starting to be rolled out, there is hope international travel can resume soon...

    By Joseph M. Cheer, Colin Michael Hall, Jarkko Saarinen 29 Dec 2020

    Bizcommunity's festive thank you to the SA business community

    Since March 2020 when Covid-19 first turned business on its head, Bizcommunity has been the place where virtual business gets done, fully set up to seamlessly steer your business communications through the challenges of lockdowns, meltdowns and new remote working norms...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Dec 2020

    Governments to consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

    "We are not asking for aviation workers to be on top of the list, but we need governments to ensure that transportation workers are considered as essential when vaccine roll-out plans are developed."

    18 Dec 2020

    Health digitises Covid-19 screening at ports

    The Health Department will launch the Covid SA travel system, a digital screening platform that allows travellers to complete the required travel health questionnaire on their personal devices ahead of their arrival at ports of entry...

    10 Dec 2020

    Call for removal of blanket quarantine regulations in air traffic

    The Board of Airline Representatives in Germany supports the demands of numerous international associations and companies for an immediate termination of the current blanket quarantine regulations in air traffic...

    9 Dec 2020

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