United Airlines announced today it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for three weekly nonstop...
The Tourism Seychelles team takes the road to South Africa for a plethora of activities to reconnect with partners from...
Uganda has been crowned this year’s Grand Prix and two-times Gold awardwinner by the International Tourism Film Festival Africa for...
South African Airways (SAA) is nearing completion of processing ticket refundrequests for customer whose travel plans were impacted by the...
Present at the World Travel Market (WTM) Africa event, Tourism Seychelles representatives and a small delegation of local partners were...
With roads and bridges in southeastern South Africa washed away by ‘unprecedented’ floods this week, local rescuers battled to deliver...
With the tourism recovery in full swing in the Mother City and South Africa lifting its State of Disaster regulations...
Marriott International has appointed Richard Collins as its Area Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa. In this new role, Collins oversees...
Russian Prime Minister announced today that starting from April 9, Russian Federation will lift travel curbs on flights to 52...
South African Airways (SAA) has taken note of a decision by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) to indefinitely...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released 2021 safety performance data for the commercial airline industry showing strong improvement in...
A brave UNWTO Secretary-General Pololikashvili yesterday called for Russia to be removed as a member of the World Tourism Organization, although...
Only 11% of Africans have reportedly been vaccinated, making it the least inoculated continent in the world. Last week, the WHO’s Africa office said the region needed to boost its vaccination rate by 'six times' in order to meet the WHO’s 70% target.
United is the only airline to offer nonstop flights between the U.S. and Cape Town and offers more flights to South Africa than any other North American carrier.
Responsible Investment, Sustainable Business will be on the agenda at the upcoming Berlin Economic Forum. Dr. Walter Mzembi, World Tourism Network Africa Chairman will be in Berlin, Germany to deliver the keynote speech . Participants will be governmental & diplomatic officials, academics, artists, journalists, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, and young professionals from across the world.
Two big names in African Tourism enjoyed a South African breakfast today. Hon. Najib Balala and Dr. Walter Mzembi. Both are considered champions for Africa and World Tourism. This breakfast may be the opening for a new chapter and direction in the development of tourism in Africa, with the World Tourism Network and the African Tourism Board taking a leading role.
World Tourism Network is the organization behind the ongoing rebuilding.travel discussion with tourism stakeholders in 128 countries. Africa always played an important role in these discussions.
SAA will make it easier for customers from across its growing Africa network to reach Durban on a single SAA ticket, and easier for Durbanites to conveniently connect on SAA to Accra, Harare, Kinshasa, Lagos, Lusaka and Mauritius services.
Australia was the most Googled country, with a combined 6,400 average monthly searches for terms such as ‘Emigrate to Australia’ and ‘Australian Visa’ being made by Brits.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that Kenya Airways (KQ) and South African Airways (SAA) will partner to form a new African-based airline. Th name will be Pan-African Airline.
“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness”. Archbishop Desmond Tutu said these words. Dead at age 90, this human right giant set the tone for a new South Africa. Who was he?
US travel ban that effectively banned almost all non-U.S. citizens, who had recently been in South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Namibia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, was heavily criticized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and southern African leaders as ineffective and severely damaging to local economies.
If a travel advisor or consumer has previously submitted a ticket refund to SAA it is not necessary to resend the request, as it has been received and will be reviewed by the Refund Accounting Department, as soon as possible.
The UK Government has said that UK ministers will sign off on a decision today, Tuesday, December 14, 2021, to remove the 11 countries on England's "red list" of travel restrictions effective 4:00 am, Wednesday December 15, 2021.
New Russian government ruling effectively cancels all earlier exceptions for the diplomatic passport holders, travelers on business visa, and some other categories of visitors.
Cape Town Tourism took the initiative today to inform the world about this South African destination open for visitors. Visitors able to safely experience this city, table mountain and much more are from Germany. Lufthansa is connecting Germany with non-stop flights to Cape Town.
Airlines the world over constantly strive for efficiency and the benefit for the customer is that this agreement is convenient and lowers the cost of booking one ticket instead of two separate tickets.
Airlines that continue to fly from South Africa have increased their fares, due to surging demand, while European Union-based carriers deny boarding to non-EU citizens.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa this afternoon. They discussed the challenges posed globally by the new COVID-19 variant, and ways to work together to deal with it and reopen international travel.
A transcript of President Cyril Ramaphosa addressing the South African Nation on the progress in the effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic was issued today.
The South African government has noted the announcements by several countries to institute temporary travel restrictions on South Africa and other countries in the region.
With the new COVID-19 Omicron variant surging across Southern Africa, Qatar Airways will no longer be accepting passengers traveling from five Southern African countries in its global network with immediate effect.
The expansion of the 'red' list was necessary due to the detection by South African scientists of a new COVID-19 variant in the southern Africa region, according to the PM's Office.
Vaccinated or not- this may not make a big difference for a new COVID Virus, some now call the monster. The variant is currently spreading in South Africa.
South African Airlines is the third Star Alliance Carrier in Africa, along with Egypt Air and Ethiopian Airlines. THe airline today announces changes within it's inner African network.
This specific destination takes SAA into one of the biggest travel markets in Africa and we’re delighted that we are again able to resume operations, providing a link between Africa’s two biggest economies.
In opening remarks at the Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 being held from November 15-21, 2021, in Durban, South Africa, there was a cry made for integration to enable the Tourism economic sector to operate in a better way. This is fully supported by the African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairman Cuthbert Ncube.
Since 2019, the strong partnership of help alliance, Mastercard and "RTL - We help children" has been collaborating with celebrity patron Beatrice Egli to give children from the township access to quality education and thus free them from the downward spiral of poverty, unemployment and crime.
As announced on May 29, 2021 only fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed entry to the Federation.
SAA is now approaching its first full month of operations with local flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town and regionally to Accra, Kinshasa, Harare and Lusaka. Daily Maputo service begins in December 2021.