#COVID19 – Updates from #Africa for Africa

  (Posted 03rd February 2023)   In view of the lower numbers of new COVID19 cases in Africa will this update – at least for the time being – now be filed only twice a week, i.e. every Monday and Friday. Should case numbers start to increase again on a significant scale will the daily […]

TravelComments.com – South Africa: Africa’s southernmost freshwater lake to expand Agulhas National Park!

  (Posted 03rd February 2023)   To commemorate World Wetlands Day 2023, South African National Parks (SANParks) announced the expansion of the Agulhas National Park with the inclusion of Soetendalsvlei, Africa’s southernmost freshwater lake. Through a generous donation, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) took ownership of the Vissersdrift property for incorporation into the Agulhas National Park in 2022. This move has secured 90% of the Soetendalsvlei wetland […]

Alain St. Ange captures his audience aboard ‘The World’

  (Posted 03rd February 2023)     Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles former Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine delivered his address to the passengers of the Cruiseship THE WORLD in the ship’s main auditorium, xxcc. The address was simultaneously also beamed to the residences on board and was filmed for viewing by passengers […]

#MalawiTourism announces that the 4th edition of ‘Takulandurani’ will be held in 2023

  (Posted 03rd February 2023)   Malawi’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife has confirmed that the 4th edition of the country’s international tourism trade expo, known as Takulandurani‘ will be held this year. During the past years did the trade show fall victim to the global COVID19 pandemic, as did many similar national tourism trade […]

A Safari Like No Other – Welcome to Classic Zambia in 2023

  (Posted 03rd February 2023)   Are you looking for a safari experience that truly immerses you in the heart of Africa? Look no further than Classic Zambia Safaris.   We understand that for many of our guests, the greatest luxury of all is the experience. That’s why we’ve created a portfolio of welcoming camps […]

#ElewanaCollection’s Special ‘Limited Time’ Offers for 2023

  (Posted 03rd February 2023)   Applicable to new bookings only Offer valid for bush properties only All confirmed bookings are non-refundable and full cancellation fees will apply Not combinable with any other special offer Circuit discount does not apply Applicable to non-resident bookings only Subject to availability Terms and conditions apply   Offer valid […]

#Boeing’s last #B747 takes to the skies

  (Posted 03rd February 2023)   After more than 50 years of production, the final 747, a 747-8 freighter, took its final bows and departed Boeing with great fanfare earlier this week. Check out highlights from the final celebration event and the flyaway below.   Watch the final 747 depart Boeing       Watch […]

#Capa’s Blue Swan Daily #Aviation News

  (Posted 03rd February 2023)   ATCNews readers continue to have daily access to the Blue Swan Daily Aviation News, courtesy of #CAPA by simply clicking on www.blueswandaily.com

#Ethiopian increases #Accra flights from daily to 11 a week

  (Posted 03rd February 2023)   Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest and most successful aviation group, has announced an increase in flights from Addis Ababa to Accra / Ghana. The additional four flights will become effective on the 26th of March this year and all 11 services will operate nonstop between the two capitals. The four […]

TravelComments.com – Namibia: Section of DR3660 in the Oshana region closed due to flooding!

  (Posted 02nd February 2023)   Namibia’s Roads Authority (RA), whose core business is to construct and maintain the country’s road sector, has informed the public that a section of the District Road 3660 (DR3660) in the Oshana region, from Shipepe to Oontanadhambinga, is currently closed due to flooding. The DR3660 branches off to Main Road 92 between Ongwediva and Ondangwa and is approximately 1.6 kilometres from […]

Inspire, Invest and make an Impact at the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum 2023

  (Posted 02nd January 2023)     Inspire the next generation of leaders Invest in the growth of Africa Impact the region’s hospitality landscape   We are thrilled to share this years theme for AHIF “Inspire, Invest, Impact.”   The Africa Hospitality Investment Forum is the leading hospitality investment conference that connects business leaders from the international and local markets, […]

Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

  (Posted 02nd February 2023)   CCA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS #EthiopianAirlines is the Official Airline of the 2023 U.S.-Africa Business Summit Corporate Council on Africa CCA is pleased to announce Ethiopian Airlines as the official airline of the 2023 U.S.-Africa Business Summit. “As one of the leading carriers in Africa, Ethiopian Airlines continually is seeking […]

#Capa’s Blue Swan Daily #Aviation News

  (Posted o2nd February 2023)   ATCNews readers continue to have daily access to the Blue Swan Daily Aviation News, courtesy of #CAPA by simply clicking on www.blueswandaily.com

Toggle Market’s B2B ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ continues its expansion across the African continent

  (Posted 01st February 2023)     Toggle Market’s B2B ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ continues its expansion across the African continent and now launches in #Rwanda Toggle Market’s B2B BNPL product Toggle Finance is aimed at SMEs seeking trade finance alternatives across multiple industry sectors, and is also available for all qualified customers of its marketplace Toggle Hospitality With […]

What’s happening at WTM Africa 2023?

  (Posted 01st February 2023)     What’s New at WTM Africa 2023 We’ve been hard at work ensuring this year’s show lives up to its name as the leading B2B tourism trade exhibition in Africa. With a fresh jam-packed programme, here’s a preview of what it entails: 2023 Speaker programme Our speaker programme is […]

#ColobusConservation – Your feedback is requested

  (Posted 01st February 2023)   We want to engage with you better! Colobus Conservation is very grateful for the help you have accorded us through the years. In 2020, we were about to close operations and all of you in your own way made sure that we kept running. In 2023, we want to […]

Africa Tourism Partners collaborates with eCornell, Cornell University

  (Posted 01st February 2023)   Register to attend the Innovation Summit   Africa Tourism Partners collaborates with eCornell, Cornell University   We are happy to announce that Africa Tourism Partners has partnered with eCornell, Cornell University with the objective to collectively support the Africa Tourism Innovation Hub to be established and hosted at the Durban […]

#Airbus and #QatarAirways settle dispute out of court

  (Posted 01st February 2023)     Qatar Airways and Airbus are pleased to have reached an amicable and mutually agreeable settlement in relation to their legal dispute over A350 surface degradation and the grounding of A350 aircraft. A repair project is now underway and both parties look forward to getting these aircraft safely back […]

TravelComments.com – KwaZulu-Natal: Resumption of toll fee collections at N2 oThongati and uMvoti toll plazas postponed!

  (Posted 01st February 2023)   The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL), a South African parastatal responsible for the management, maintenance and development of South Africa’s proclaimed National Road network which includes many (not all!) National (“N”) and some Provincial and Regional (“R”) route segments, has announced that the resumption of toll fee collections at N2 oThongathi Mainline and uMvoti toll […]

#Zanzibar Summit – Have You Signed Up Yet?

  (Posted 01st February 2023     The first Zanzibar Summit is now just over 3 weeks away and spots have been filling up fast – as have bookings for trade visitors. For relevant information visit https://z-summit.com/ to find details on participants and programme.          

#CoastalAviation updates their ‘inducement’ policy

  (Posted 01st February 2023)       Dear ATCNews readers and partners, We have recently reviewed our inducement policies and updated them below; this will take effect from 1st February 2023. Flights to or from Kigali – 3pax Flights to or from Rubondo – 4pax Flights from Serengeti to Ruaha/Selous – 4pax Please NOTE: The RUB inducement is to/from Serengeti, […]

#Capa’s Blue Swan Daily #Aviation News

(Posted 01st February 2023)   ATCNews readers continue to have daily access to the Blue Swan Daily Aviation News, courtesy of #CAPA by simply clicking on www.blueswandaily.com

#BrusselsAirlines launches new marketing campaign for sub Saharan Africa

  (Posted 31st January 2023)   Brussels Airlines has today launched its new marketing campaign for the sub-Saharan African market. The campaign features Ghanaian actress and producer Yvonne Nelson and Ivorian / French chef Loïc Dablé who reconnect with their loved ones.    Brussels Airlines has a long tradition of flying from and to the […]

Alain St. Ange delivers lectures on board ‘The World’

  (Posted 31st January 2023) (Alain St.Ange boards The World to lecture as it sails to Seychelles)     Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles former Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine who now heads his own ‘Saint Ange Tourism Consultancy’ this morning boarded the luxury Cruise Ship ‘THE WORLD’ at Patina Maldives and will […]