Category: Africa

Egypt is looking forward to the safe return of tourism

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, in coordination with the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Ministry of Health and Population and the Egyptian Federation of Tourism has proposed the attached guide to describe the safety rules in hygiene matters in hotel establishments, in tourist activities, archaeological sites, museums, airports and onboard Egyptian planes. After the […]

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Rwanda eases travel restrictions, opens up for both domestic and international tourists

The Government of Rwanda on Wednesday, June 16th 2020 announced that Rwanda Tourism restrictions should be eased, allowing both Domestic and Foreign Tourists with Chartered flights to the Country’s Tourism Destinations. The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) further elaborated that tourism activities, as well as the resumption of International Travel for charter flights, will reopen effective […]

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South Africa’s tourism activities and skies open up

  South Africa has been globally lauded by key COVID-19 experts for handling the pandemic in an effective manner, slowing down infections and implementing various lockdown measures through a risk-adjusted strategy aimed at easing restrictions and opening up the economy and other activities over 5 alert levels. “It is interesting to me the manner in […]

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South Africa voted as the most popular post Covid-19 destination by travellers

The destination topped charts in a survey conducted by Tourlane to understand traveller preferences The Rainbow Nation of South Africa has been nominated the most sought-after destination through Tourlane’s recent survey, which analyzed aspirations of travel communities across the globe as travel restrictions steadily begin to ease off. South Africa emerged as the most popular […]

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South Africa’s tourism activities and skies open up

South Africa has been globally lauded by key COVID-19 experts for handling the pandemic in an effective manner, slowing down infections and implementing various lockdown measures through a risk-adjusted strategy aimed at easing restrictions and opening up the economy and other activities over 5 alert levels. “It is interesting to me the manner in which […]

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Indian travel trade takes part in SA Specialist programme

  SA Specialist, South African Tourism’s fun and interactive online learning programme, has witnessed an increase in the number of Indian travel trade undertaking the training. Trade agents are using the lockdown period to upskill and reskill themselves as South Africa, being one of the most sought after outbound destination by Indian travellers, leads the […]

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Ethiopian wins International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year Award

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services won the ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ Award at the 2020 STAT International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo which was held from February 25-27 in Mumbai. Ethiopian Cargo was awarded for its valuable contribution to the air cargo industry in a highly competitive and one of the […]

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Magical Kenya eyes 20% tourism growth from India in 2020

Magical Kenya exhibited at OTM Mumbai, India’s largest travel trade exhibition, to position Kenya as the preferred holiday destination and to provide a business networking platform for the Kenyan travel trade to engage with key tourism stakeholders in the Indian market. The exhibition was held at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre from February 3 […]

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High Commission of Rwanda and Rwanda Development Board organises ‘Rwanda – The Royal Tour’ in Mumbai

The High Commission of Rwanda – Delhi and Rwanda Development Board organised a workshop called Rwanda – The Royal Tour on February 5 at The Westin Mumbai Garden City. The workshop was put together by Inspiration Unlimited Events. The workshop was organised to familiarise the travel trade and media to the grandness of Rwanda – […]

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South Africa announces launch of pilot e-visa programme for Indian travellers

With the aim of reinforcing and strengthening tourism ties between India and South Africa, South African Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane and Sthembiso Dlamini, Chief Operating Officer – South African Tourism, visited India. The high-level delegation engaged with key representatives of the travel and tourism ecosystem and reiterated commitment to enhance destination-marketing support in India, […]

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